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1st annual Rasputitsa race almost sold out.

Rasputitsa is Russian for the mud season when roads become difficult to traverse.  The 1st Annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic will be held on April 19th, 2014 starting at 9 AM EST at Main Street in Newport, VT.  This 47 mile (31 miles of gravel) road race travels some of Vermont's coldest and barren landscapes.

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Mar 14, 2014

Videos

David Cachon: Patrol 691

I don't always have the opportunity to show or explain why I use a certain material or another, many people ask me about the bicycle I use or the components that I ride on it and I think this was a good opportunity to share this special bike check of my new Patrol Mountain 691 with all of you.

Competitions

Internazionali d’Italia Series: Stage 2, Elba.

Capoliveri (Elba Island) is ready to welcome Internazionali d’Italia Series stage 2 on Monday, April 5th. Kate Courtney, Nino Schurter and Henrique Avancini all poised for seasonal debut.

Reviews

Specialized Women's Power Comp With MIMIC.

I’ve been riding bikes all my life. Hand-me-down bikes, road bikes, mountain bikes, commuter bikes, even BMX. My butt is acquainted with bike saddles, but it has been an awkward relationship and painful at times.


Trek World Racing is once again running its popular "Local Support Crew" program. The Local Support Crew program was first created in 2001 with one of our earlier teams, as a way for fans to join the team as support crew when the team visited a race near to where they lived.  
 
Ralf Naef, one of the contenders for the men’s overall title at the Absa Cape Epic, has had to withdraw due to an injury picked up in a fall while training. And England’s Catherine Williamson, a favourite for a win in the mixed category, is also out of the Epic after breaking her leg in a skiing...
 
The countdown is on! In three weeks, the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle is opening its doors to thousands of spectators, eager to watch the world's dirt jump elite at the second FMB World Tour contest of the year. With ideal indoor conditions, huge kickers and valuable Silver event points up for...
 
Nicolai Bikes, based deep in the heart of rural Germany, are about as far removed from a 'normal' bike company as you'll ever find. Their factory, located in a nineteenth century farm, is easy to miss. Only the occasional waft of freshly-applied powder coat gives it away.
 
In response to media queries about the Brandon Stewart case, the Absa Cape Epic has reiterated its "zero tolerance" approach to doping: last year it became the first race in world cycling to issue a lifetime ban to any rider found guilty of illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs.
 
The attitude of the CANYON Factory Freeride Team riders could not be more #mååh – which means nothing less than having fun with every pedal stroke along the way! After all, these young guns are out there for a good time and just do what they do best. Packed with new tricks, Thomas Genon, Anton...
 
So, basically the same thing you have seen over the last few years, but optimized for DH applications.  The Cassette is 7 speed, 10-24 gearing with 2 steps in each gear. Shifter is same styled XO, just chopped to 7 speeds instead of 10/11. Rear deraileur is very similar, with it also being...
 
It''s scary how fast the 2013 season came and went. Then again, with all the action, nail biting contests and heart stopping moments, it''s no surprise that the year flew past. Surrounded by the heated battle for the FMB World Tour title, both CANYON riders, Thomas Genon and Anton Thelander had...
 
Bikepark Leogang is one of the international bike spots, every mountain biker has heard of. It is the spot, where the first double backflip was landed during a contest, it is the spot were Greg Minnaar regained his world championship title after 10 years. And it is also the spot where Stevie...
 
Enduro World Series (EWS) organisers had scant few moments to enjoy the industry accolades that acknowledged its debut season as a "game-changer" before rolling up their sleeves to debut a new centralized registration process to kick-off of the 2014 Series.
 
If you are serious about training, you already have a heart rate montior. Even if you aren't training for some event, chances are that you have at least heard about a heart rate monitor.
 
Rasputitsa is Russian for the mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The 1st Annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic will be held on April 19th, 2014 starting at 9 AM EST at Main Street in Newport, VT.
 
The region of Saalfelden Leogang is again one of the mountain bike top spots of the international stage. At the end of the year the resort looks back to a very intense but also successful season.
 
He belongs to the freeride forefathers: Richie "Schleyer" Schley, as a member of the "Rocky Mountain Froriders" together with his buddies Brett Tippie and Wade Simmons, in the late 1990s revolutionized the way of mountain biking.
 
Enduro is demanding on riders and bikes in the same way: it requires a unique combination of all-out riding and reliability over long stages, multiple days of racing and ultimately a long season.
 
Follow SRAM enduro racers Jerome Clementz, Nicolas Vouilloz, Rene Widlhaber, Curtis Keene, Anka Martin and many more as they take on rounds 2 and 3 of the 2013 Enduro World Series in Val d'Allos and Les Deux Alpes, France. With enduro quickly becoming one of the most progressive and...