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AMERICANS DOMINATE FIRST XCO WORLD CUP OF 2024

Mairiporã, Brazil

USA's Christopher Blevins Wins Elite Men's XCO Race; USA's Riley Amos Wins U-23 Men's Races; Four USA Women Finish in the Top Ten in Elite XCO Race (Story and photos courtesy of WHOOP World Cup) 2024 UCI CROSS-COUNTRY OLYMPIC WORLD CUP…
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NED OVEREND TELLS HOW HE BEAT JOHN TOMAC TO WIN THE 1988 SWATCH/NORBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Before the UCI put on their first Mountain Bike World Championship, other mountain bike groups were putting on events that they called "World Championships"

Ned Overend, on his way to winning the Swatch/NORBA Mountain Bike World Championships at Mammoth Mountain, California, in 1988. (Photo: Mountain Bike Action Archives) We found this picture in our photo files from the late 1980s, but…
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FIRST LOOK: ONZA SVELT – THEIR FASTEST XC TIRE YET

Onza's new SVELT XC tire combines speed and performance with an all-new tread pattern.

Onza has just released the new SVELT XC tire. This tire is barely more than a gravel tire when looking at the tread and has been developed alongside the Canis as an ideal tire for riding dry and fast terrain.
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CANNONDALE IS OFF TO THE RACES FOR 2023

Meet the Cannondale Factory Race Team

Cannondale has made the official announcement of who will be racing cross-country for them in 2023 on the Cannondale Factory Racing Team. Check out the official press release: PRESS RELEASE Cannondale Factory Racing (CFR) is off to…
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INTRODUCING TEAM BMC

Grenchen, Switzerland

BMC has been one of the top cross-country bikes in the world for years. BMC sponsored Julian Absalon when he was dominating World Cup XC racing for over ten years. Julian still holds the record, now shared with Nino Schurter, for the most…
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HOW MUCH MONEY DO THE TOP MOUNTAIN BIKERS MAKE?

Watch the video and read on to learn more about this topic and see what mountain bike world champions Greg Minnaar, Thomas Frischknecht, and Ned Overend have to say about the subject

Watch Aaron Gwin talk about how much money he was earning when this video was made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67csiwy53ZY&t=873s This past weekend marked the completion of the 2022 Tour de France. The…
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VALLNORD, ANDORRA XCO WORLD CUP REPORT

The top riders were in for some surprises this time

After securing his first-ever World Cup win in dramatic fashion in Lenzerheide last weekend, Luca Braidot was hoping to once again shock the rest of the field.
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Review – Kogel Ceramic Pulleys

Shave off some time

Racers will go to just about any length to save time and make their race machines more efficient. While you can nitpick weight, bearing upgrades are often overlooked because they are incredibly expensive and high maintenance. Kogel is a…
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Cannondale Announces New FS-i Hardtail

When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for one of the toughest courses on the XC World Cup circuit in Albstadt, Germany this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the all-new F-Si, the fastest and most capable…
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Product Test: Specialized S-Works XC Shoes

Cross-country shoes for the trail rider The S-Works XC shoe is built to meet the demands of Specialized’s most elite cross-country racers. It’s the shoe of choice for American national champion Todd Wells, as well as Gold Medal Olympian…
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New – SRAM RISE 60 Wheelset

SRAM has just introduced their new RISE 60 wheelset (available in 27.5" or 29").  These wheels feature all-new hubs and rims that are built for XC and trail riding.  The new rim is designed to take the impacts of XC racing, with its…
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BMC’S 2013 Teamelite TE01 29 Hardtail

MBA had the opportunity to take the new TE01 29 out for a spin and sample some of Sea Otter's best trails. The Teamelite will weigh around 22lbs. equipped with SRAM's XO group and will be available in three sizes: S,M,L. The bike will be…
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