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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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MATHIEU VAN DER POEL SAYS HE WON’T COMPETE IN OLYMPIC MTB RACE IN 2024

Van der Poel does think he might be able to compete in the Los Angeles Olympic mountain bike race in 2028, however

"With the Paris 2024 Olympics, organizing the summer calendar was a difficult puzzle for our world champion Mathieu van der Poel. After careful consideration, the decision has been made. There will be no mountain bike, but a full focus on…
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CRANKWORX INNSBRUCK COURSE DESIGNER TELLS ALL

This year, one of Austria's most famous riders helped design the courses

As the excitement builds for Crankworx Innsbruck 2024, less than four weeks away, Clemens Kaudela finds himself in a unique situation. Not only will he be a competitor at the festival, but also a shaper, tasked with crafting the very…
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AMERICANS DOMINATE PAN AMERICAN GAMES XCC RACES

The Elite Men's event came down to a sprint between Americans Christopher Blevins and Riley Amos, with Riley Amos (the U23 rider) beating Blevins by a fraction of a second in the sprint to the finish, with both of them recording the same…
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USA WINS TEAM RELAY RACE AT THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES

Hooray for Team USA!

Team USA shared this image of their riders after they won the Team Relay mountain bike race at the Pan American Games last week. That's U23 star Riley Amos holding the flag. Haley Batten is in the middle of the group. Christopher…
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“SLAY LA”—VIDEO

Check out this video of the wildest urban freeriding in and around Los Angeles

Join Brian Lopes, Troy Lee, Hans Rey and a bunch of other urban freeriders as they take on the wild riding in and around Los Angeles.
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CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES CANADA RETURNS FOR 2024

The series will take place at three locations, including one in eastern Canada

The series presents three multi-day festivals across Canada, showcasing some of the best mountain biking destinations, uniting local talent and international riders.
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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: WE TEST THE GATES CARBON BELT-DRIVE SYSTEM

Here's a bike review from 2013 where we tested a Gates belt-drive system

We have a long-running love affair with the Redline MonoCogs, and why not? When we first tested one over 12 years ago, the 26-inch-wheeled, chromoly-framed, rigid single-speed sold for $415 (it has jumped all the way to $650…
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