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THROWBACK THURSDAY: MOUNTAIN BIKE ACTION, JULY 1989

Aluminum bikes were the latest craze

Our July 1989 issue of Mountain Bike Action  showed our never-ending fascination with the latest bikes and technology. That part of the sport has never changed over the last 35 years. In those days, the biggest concern for most mountain…
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10 REASONS TO RIDE SKYPARK

More than just a bike park

This versatile location makes it accessible to pretty much anybody in Southern California to make a day trip up to the mountains or have a short weekend getaway.
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TOM PIDCOCK VS. NINO SCHURTER: HOW THEY COMPARE

Check out who comes out on top when two of the world's best XC racers are compared, head-to-head

While Nino Schurter has been said to be the greatest cross-country mountain bike racer of all time, and maybe even "the greatest mountain biker of all time," Tom Pidcock has been working to undermine Nino's efforts. Two of those…
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THE NEW SOUTHWEST DOWNHILL SERIES HAS BEGUN

Former U.S. downhill national champion Steven Walton has launched a new downhill series for the Southwestern United States

"My goal with this series is to create more opportunities for West Coast athletes to cut their teeth on racing and find their love for the sport!"—Steven Walton
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USA ANNOUNCES 2024 OLYMPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE TEAM

Haley Batten, Savilia Blunk, Christopher Blevins, and Riley Amos will represent the United States in the Cross-Country Olympic Mountain Bike event in Paris

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Mountain Bike Team roster includes two Tokyo 2020 returning Olympians, and two first-timers. In the first three UCI Mountain Bike World Cups of the season, this group collectively rode to six Elite Cross-Country…
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OPINION: N+1 IS DEAD

We all want another mountain bike but we don't really need it

Now we find ourselves overusing terms (yes, even we are guilty) such as “versatile,” “quiver killer,” and “capable.”
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KEY RESULTS FROM THE NOVE MESTO WORLD CUP

America's Haley Batten continues to lead the women's points series, while Savilia Blunk, Riley Amos, Madigan Munro, and Christopher Blevins all continue to do well in the World Cup XC series

Tom Pidcock and Pauline-Ferrand Prevot won the biggest events in the Nove Mesto Mesto World Cup event this past weekend, but America's Haley Batten, Savilia Blunk, Christopher Blevins and Riley Amos continued to keep the U.S. in the upper…
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THE REPORT FROM THE WORLD CUP DOWNHILL RACES IN POLAND

Marine Cabirou and Ronan Dunne take the wins

News release, May 20, 2024 2024 WHOOP UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD SERIES | BIELSKO-BIAŁA MARINE CABIROU AND RONAN DUNNE TAKE THE ELITE WINS IN POLAND, WHILE ASA VERMETTE AND HEATHER WILSON TAKE THE JUNIOR WINS Marine Cabirou.…
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WORLD CUP DOWNHILL RESULTS FROM POLAND

America's Dakotah Norton wins the semis, then messes up in the main event. America's Asa Vermette continues to dominate the Junior Men's class.

No other American is doing nearly as well as Asa Vermette, who won his second Junior Men's World Cup downhill final of the year in Poland, winning his class by almost 4 seconds.
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