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Throwback Thursday: Brendan Fairclough, Whistler, B.C.

Brendog showed off his style at the Whip-Off World Championships in Canada in August of 2014

Brendan "Brendog" Fairclough demonstrated his incredible bike-handling skills for the crowd at Whistler's Crankworx Festival a little over 6-1/2 years ago.  (Photo by John Ker/Mountain Bike Action)
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Throwback Thursday: MBA January 2001—The U.S. National Championships

The top riders in America 20 years ago: John Tomac, Tinker Juarez, Leigh Donovan, Eric Carter, Missy Giove and many more

Our January 2001 issue included our coverage of the NORBA National Championships, held at Mammoth Mountain, California, at the end of the 2000 race season. Take a look at how our story looked. If you click on the pages to enlarge them on…
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Throwback Thursday: 30 Years Ago in MBA

Ned Overend, Susan DeMattei, Dave Wiens and more

Our December 1990 issue featured coverage of the NORBA National Championships final race, at Mammoth Mountain, California. That's Bryson Martin on the cover of the issue. He was one of our test riders in those days. He's the founder and…
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Throwback Thursday: The 1997 Cactus Cup

Back in the 1990s, the Cactus Cup was the first big mountain event of the year for most of North America. In fact, it was such a big event that  top racers flew in from as far away as Europe and Australia to take part in it. The racers…
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