Jul 25, 2016
For the last round of the season, the Superenduro Series lands in Alta Valtellina, in the heart of the Stelvio National Park, where high elevation and natural trails will be the perfect settings of the final battle for the titles in the Men's and Women's categories.
Jul 14, 2016
The Enduro World Series (EWS) heads to the Italian Alps this weekend for the fourth round of the season, the La Thuile Enduro World Series Powered by SRAM.
Jul 13, 2016
Day Five of the BC Bike Race, presented by hometown bike company Rocky Mountain Bikes, may have been short in distance but turn for turn it was packed full of the most fun technical riding of the week. Today was the day to flip the switch open on your suspension and get in the game because hesitating was not an option.
Jul 12, 2016
Tides often turn for racers on Day 4 of the BC Bike Race as the arc of days dip to the finish and the trails begin to find a greater downhill trajectory. It’s the tired racers and the gravity motivated ones who begin to find the terrain more rewarding with bigger descents popping up on the daily course profiles.
Jul 9, 2016
Cool breezes and overcast skies greeted the BCBR riding caravan as they awoke on the shores of the Georgia Strait in Powell River. This small isolated village on the Sunshine Coast has turned with the tides and embraced mountain biking as the timber industry has slowly receded.
Jun 6, 2016
A record of crowd of more than 25,000 ardent mountain bike fans came to watch some of the best racing of the season, as well as pay tribute to the late Stevie Smith in what was a fitting send off for the World Cup Champion. The demanding near 5 minute long track, the longest on the circuit, had both bikes and riders taking a beating in the dry, rocky and dusty conditions.
Mar 21, 2016
Team Dolomiti Superbike today became the fourth team to claim a stage win at the 2016 Absa Cape Epic after boldly gambling on an early break. By 45km and the day's second water point Greece's Periklis Ilias and Portuguese teammate Tiago Ferreira, in their debut race, had a 40 second lead. In spite of riding ahead of a chasing pack for most of the 72km course they managed to stretch that lead to one minute and 20 seconds by the finish at Boschendal Wine Estate, claiming Stage 6 in a time of...
Mar 21, 2016
Nicola Rohrbach and Matthias Pfrommer of Team Centurion Vaude by Meerendal 2 today claimed their second stage win at the 2016 Absa Cape Epic in a sprint finish under the oak trees of Boschendal Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. The "back up" Centurion Vaude outfit only came together about a week before the event, but they've pieced together an impressive race to now sit second in the overall standings. Rohrbach and Pfrommer finished the 93km Stage 5 in 4:07.04,4.
Mar 21, 2016
The Tuscan round of the national 'Superenduro powered by SRAM' Series confirms the prestige of the event and the high-profile of the competition, thanks to the participation of the best national and international riders. Superenduro is back as the best time to share with everyone the passion for mountain biking in the incredible setting of Maremma.
Mar 18, 2016
Samuele Porro and Damiano Ferraro punched the air as they approached the finish line of Thursday's fourth stage of the Absa Cape Epic. Just before the line, the pair who are riding for Trek-Selle San Marco, got off their bikes and carried them over the line in triumph, celebrating their first stage win of their debut Cape Epic. The Italian stallions, the dark horses of this year's race, are now third overall behind The Bulls and Centurion Vaude by Meerendal 2. The Bulls, however, have taken...
Mar 18, 2016
It was a bleak day on Stage 3 of the Absa Cape Epic for two top teams. Swede Jennie Stenerhag, second overall in the winner's category with South African Robyn de Groot (Team Ascendis Health), collapsed over the finish line after a tough and very hot 104km ride. She was immediately taken to the race hospital by stretcher to be checked out.
Mar 17, 2016
Stage 2 of the 2016 Absa Cape Epic, the 100th stage in the history of the event, was held in another hot, windless day in Tulbagh. The racing in both the Men's and Women's categories was fiery too. The leading men's Team Bulls pair of Karl Platt and Urs Huber were determined to scorch a path through the Witzenberg Valley and for most of the day everything went according to plan. But on a technical descent just 10km from the finish Huber punctured, allowing the unheralded newbies Nicola...