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Happy Dance, Whistler Bike Park opens this weekend.

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  • Apr 28, 2015
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With progression at the top of mind, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park at Whistler Blackcomb is excited to announce plans to significantly transform the riding experience at the world's top rated lift accessed mountain bike park. This summer the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is renewing its commitment to offer progressive riding experiences that appeal to returning park riders, welcome new riders and stay current with the latest developments in bike technology and riding preferences. From starting fresh on brand new trails to redesigning what's already there, to offering complimentary bike park tours for newcomers, the 2015 season will mark the beginning of the next stage in the evolution of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Here is what is on tap for this season:

 

Trek World Racing has a pretty good Enduro team.

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  • Apr 1, 2015
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Back-to-back Enduro World Series champion Trek Factory Racing returns with with eyes focused on an unprecedented three-peat in 2015. The team's European-based squad consists of 2013 and 2014 series champion Tracy Moseley (GBR), Rene Wildhaber (SUI), and Justin Leov (NZL). American enduro power-couple Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski (USA) and Heather Irmiger (USA) round out the team. The Americans will compete in a number of Enduro World Series events but will focus their efforts primarily on North American races.

2015 ABSA Cape Epic: Stage 7 highlights

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  • Mar 23, 2015
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After eight days of thrilling racing, 748km of distance and 16.000m of altitude, Christoph Sauser (SUI) and Jaroslav Kulhavy (CZE) won the general classification (MEN) of this year's Cape Epic by 10 minutes and 41 seconds from Topeak Ergon's Alban Lakata of Austria and Kristian Hynek of the Czech Republic. After a tough week in beautiful South Africa with many mechanical problems the German/Swiss duo Karl Platt and Urs Huber from team BULLS ended up third at the world's toughest mountain biking stage race.

 

No Canadian's in WhiteStyle this year. Meh.

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  • Feb 10, 2015
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Photo: Christoph Laue

Starting February 13th, the mountain bike off-season becomes a thing of the past. Twenty freeride athletes will come to Leogang, Austria for White Style, the first FMB World Tour event in 2015. If that was not exciting enough, the 2013 White Style winner Pavel "Cherry bomb" Alekhin will return to the snow after a long injury break. His impressive combos and fearless riding is certain to 'WOW' everyone! For the first time, also spectators can prove their riding skills during the Big (Shr)ED – Fat Bike Battle.

 

Aaron Chase signs with Pivot.

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  • Jan 9, 2015
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Pivot Cycles is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Chase to their roster of riders. Chase, a master in the world of freeride, is best known for pushing boundaries and for his technical and creative style, both on and off the bike.

Kona signs Agassiz, Bizet, Feardon for another two years.

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  • Dec 3, 2014
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KONA TEAM DIVIDES TO CONQUER

New for 2015, the Kona Team splits into two separate groups: Kona Gravity and Kona Endurance. The move is designed to further the focus and brand reach of what was once the Kona Team. Kona Gravity includes both our big mountain athletes and our World Cup Team, while Kona Endurance includes our cross-country, marathon, cyclocross and endurance road athletes. Each group will be running different sponsor groups, with the Gravity team very excited to continue with a new contract with SRAM components and RockShox suspension, and another year on Stan's No-Tubes wheelsets. The Endurance squad will be running Shimano drivetrains and wheels, Fox suspension and Pro Cockpits, and clothing from Champion System. Both teams will be running Maxxis tires, WTB saddles and FSA headsets.

Enduro World Series releases Irish venue for 2015.

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  • Sep 26, 2014
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Biking.ie has today announced that Carrick Mountain in County Wicklow is the venue for round two of the 2015 Enduro World Series.

The Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro will take place in the diverse terrain of Carrick Mountain, one of the most scenic parts of Ireland. With stunning views across the Wicklow hills to the Irish Sea and a landscape that changes from open rocky mountainside to rooty, flowy woodland singletrack, Carrick is a classic Irish venue.

Teaser clip from Red Bull District Ride

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  • Jul 25, 2014
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Finally we are hitting the road and the legend returns to Nuremburg on September 6th. After a three-year break the Red Bull District Ride is back in the historic city of Nuremberg. Not only 24 of the world's best riders are eagerly awaiting the mountain bike event of the year, but also the 75,000 expected fans to go wild between Nuremberg's Kaiserburg and the City Square.

 

Moseley & Lupato take the podium in Canazei.

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  • Jun 27, 2016
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The 2016 edition of the Superenduro Powered by SRAM Series has just wrapped up its third round here in Canazei. The round was valid as an Enduro World Series Qualifier Event and it offered a spectacular race, fiercely fought and full of unexpected changes, with almost 400 riders taking part to the Special Stages and dropping from the foot of the dolomite massifs down to town.

Slopestyle riders can do it in the rain.

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  • Jun 20, 2016
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Continued rain opened a sweet opportunity for the Crankworx Les Gets Slopestyle where the athletes opted in for one epic best trick jam in lieu of a full competition.

Ignore the soccer riots in France, they are whipping at Les Gets.

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  • Jun 16, 2016
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The deluge making headlines across France brought new game to the European Whip-Off Championships presented by Spank in its inaugural trip to Les Gets. Starting up a mud-slick hill and heading toward a wooden ramp and gap jump, the riders had their work cut out for them, and the winners rose to the challenge.

26Trix happened on the weekend.

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  • Jun 14, 2016
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The FMB Gold Event 26TRIX is proving to become a true talent factory. Well-known pros and many newcomers signed up for the pre-qualification round, making it the biggest pre-qualification ever.

North American Enduro Tour hits Angel Fire.

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  • Jun 14, 2016
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First place finisher Kelli Emmett.

New Mexico’s Chris Boice, 31, has proven nothing can hold him down in the second round of the North American Enduro Tour, the SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria’s race at Angel Fire.

The best race in May is coming up next week.

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  • May 11, 2016
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Soon Whistler Blackcomb will wrap up the winter season and kick off summer operations, but for a short time the winter and summer worlds will collide with skiing and biking available at the same time. In honor of this transition, Whistler Blackcomb and Kokanee will hold the annual Crud 2 Mud race on Saturday May 21.

Genon takes gold at Montpellier.

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  • May 10, 2016
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Getting huge through the big hitting slopestyle course at FISE in Montpellier, France, even extreme winds couldn't stop Canyon Factory Freeride Team rider, Thomas Genon, from riding his way to the win. Watch his final run after the jump.

 

Swatch Rocket Air Redux.

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  • May 3, 2016
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Swatch Rocket Air was electrifying! The first FMB Gold event of the season took place in Thun, Switzerland and 15 finalists battled it out on a jungle themed course.

26Trix Highlight reel.

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Banger tricks filled Leogang's 26TRIX contest at Out of Bounds Festival in 2014. Riders showed combos, which are hard to describe, close to impossible to ride but simply amazing to watch. Two of the tricks were never even seen before! Young guns Nicholi Rogatkin (1st) and Matt Jones (3rd) made it clear at 26TRIX that they mean business this year. Top dawg Thomas Genon's usual precision and consistency landed him in second. Just missing the podium, Antoine Bizet bagged the prize money for the GoPro Best Trick.

Video after the break.

 

Roval has some new XC wheels.

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Whether the name of the game is World Cup XC racing, racking up personal KOMs, or bagging peaks and backcountry exploration, it’s fair to say that the game is being played differently these days.

Praise be to Clif Crankworx Summer Series for some racin' to watch.

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  • Jul 27, 2020
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Imagine Finn Iles lining up at the start gate of a Dual Slalom race against Bas van Steenbergen at SilverStar. ALN charging for the win against Vaea Verbeeck in DH racing at Kicking Horse. Mark Wallace challenging Jesse Melamed for Enduro supremacy at Sun Peaks.

 

Angie Rides Bikes.

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  • Jul 23, 2020
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Girls and women often have a big respect for riding bike parks, single trails and its possible dangers. But if you end up too tense and stressed on your bike, you will not be able to enjoy the trails or the landscape to the fullest – not to mention the risks that arise exactly through such behavior.

Has RockShox found the goldilocks of forks?

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  • Jul 13, 2020
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The next evolution of single crown awesome is here. We created a whole new breed of fork, designed to challenge the limits and take on the world’s toughest Enduro tracks.

Transition Releases New Model: Spur.

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  • Jul 6, 2020
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The Spur provides a sense of connection to the bike as if it were an extension to your body. Fast and efficient with an anti-gravity feel and laser-pointer precision that begs you to climb more, go farther, and descend anything you may encounter along the way.

Lenzerheide World Cup Cancelled.

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  • Jul 3, 2020
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Lenzerheide, which has already been postponed from August to September due to the COVID 19 pandemic, cannot take place despite the intensive efforts of the organizing committee.

Tomomi Nishikubo signs with RASOULUTION.

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  • Jun 11, 2020
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When it comes to the agency’s newest athlete, Tarek Rasouli immediately raves: “I've been following him for some time on Instagram and immediately liked him.

Note to self, add Lenzerheide to visit list.

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“A Bike! My Kingdom for a Bike!” This might very well have been an impassioned speech by King Richard III in a Shakespeare play, if he lived in Switzerland in 2020. He would, of course, be referring to Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide, which will open its gates on 6 June for the first time ever.

#ClimbforCovidRelief Fundraiser

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  • Jun 5, 2020
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Kate's special edition SCOTT Spark RC is the perfect tool heading into preparations for an updated UCI MTB racing calendar and to get some climbing in the books supporting her #climbforcovidrelief fundraiser.

Val di Sole and Trentino move sights to 2021 MTB World Championships

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  • Jun 3, 2020
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Following the provisions by the Province of Trento suspending mass events in Trentino until October 15th, 2020, the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup and UCI Trials World Cup stages and the Four-Cross World Championships in Val di Sole (Trentino, Northern Italy) are canceled for the 2020 season.

2021 ABSA Cape Epic registration opens May 19.

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  • May 12, 2020
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Since inception, the Absa Cape Epic has been oversubscribed with riders eager to test their mettle against The Race That Measures All. Entries to the race have, traditionally, sold out in seconds.

Red Bull District Ride Cancelled.

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The Red Bull District Ride, with its up to 40.000 expected visitors per day, which was planned for September 4th and 5th has been cancelled.

Crankworx Innsbruck postponed until September 30th.

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  • Apr 2, 2020
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With a few months to go until the next scheduled Crankworx World Tour stop, we have been hoping for the best while monitoring the situation and making sure an alternate line choice was mapped out.

Round three of EWS has been postponed.

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  • Mar 25, 2020
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The Enduro World Series (EWS) has announced that round three has been added to the list of races postponed in an effort to help contain the global spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus).

Whistler Blackcomb & all of Vail's Resorts to shut March 15-22.

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  • Mar 15, 2020
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This has no doubt been an incredibly challenging time. With 37 resorts spread across 15 states and three countries, we – like the rest of the world – have been closely tracking every new development related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with local health officials for guidance.

 

2020 Absa Cape Epic Cancelled.

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Out of concern for the health and safety of our riders and other stakeholders, following recent advice received from the Western Cape Government, we have no choice but to cancel the 2020 Absa Cape Epic due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic .

Rotorua Slopestyle invite list announced.

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  • Feb 10, 2020
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Three weeks from now on Saturday, March 7, all the action, excitement, inspiration and drama of the highest level of Slopestyle mountain biking will take flight for another season.

7 questions with Fabio Wibmer

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A good video needs good music. It is exactly because of this that you connect a particular song with your favorite athlete.

EWS Full Calendar has launched.

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  • Nov 15, 2019
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The Enduro World Series (EWS) is excited to announce its full 2020 calendar featuring more races than ever before.

EWS launches race series for retired EWS racers. EWS-E.

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  • Oct 8, 2019
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The Enduro World Series (EWS) is excited to announce it is extending its partnership with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to include the management and development of e-bike enduro racing from 2020 onwards.

Angie Hohenwarter. A bit of a shredder.

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  • Jun 28, 2019
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The bike season in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is in full swing! Following a packed and successful Opening Weekend, the next scheduled highlight is already around the corner and it’s one especially for the Ladies: from 16-18 August, female shredders can look forward to hitting the trails with pro rider Angie Hohenwarter during a three-day Trail Session.

A diamond hidden in the Pyrenees

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  • Jun 24, 2019
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A good few years ago I discovered this fantastic valley, it was thanks to my friend and great photographer Mikel Helsing.

13th annual iXS Dirty Masters sounded pretty sick.

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  • Jun 3, 2019
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What a blast! The 13th iXS Dirt Masters Festival has raised the bar once again thanks to the high variety of contests with stacked line-ups and a stoked crowd on the first two days.

Fresh location for Crankworx Speed Style, Dual Slalom.

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  • May 24, 2019
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The event: where heroes are made and legends begin. A celebration of what and who mountain biking is today, where it’s come from and where it’s going. An opportunity to bear witness to the living history and progression of the sport. A chance to experience mountain bike culture’s many layers.

Leogang got some upgrades.

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  • May 3, 2019
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Finally, the time has come: The skiers and snowboarders have left the pistes and starting on May 10, Bikepark Leogang is back in the hands of mountain bikers.

Richie gets a new helmet sponsor. And some french guy too.

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  • Apr 10, 2019
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Progression is a goal that unites us all. Riders dedicate much of their time to getting better, both physically and technically, in order to get the most out of their ride, whether this is about reaching a next summit, getting a faster split time or simply to see more of the world out there.

I'm going to be honest, Scott's new DH team looks pretty good.

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  • Jan 16, 2019
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2019 marks a new beginning for SCOTT Sports. With the SCOTT DH Factory, SCOTT looks to bring fresh talent and ideas to the Downhill World Cup Circuit. With riders from all over the world, the team looks to hunt for podiums week in, week out across both the men’s and women’s fields.

Red Bull continues to broadcast the UCI Merceds-Benz world cup.

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  • Oct 19, 2018
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he Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Red Bull Media House today announced an extension of their exclusive media production and rights partnership. The long-term partnership secures coverage for the 2019 through the 2021 racing seasons.

A kid I haven't heard of, signed with a big agent, so he must be good.

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  • Oct 15, 2018
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Photo by: Bartek Wolinski. Red Bull Content Pool.

There is one name within the German Slopestyle scene that you simply cannot ignore: Erik Fedko. Over the last three years, the 20-year-old has rapidly improved in his riding and has now made the decision to sign with Munich-based sports marketing agency rasoulution GmbH, run by former mountain bike pro-rider Tarek Rasouli.

It's the 2018 World Championships this weekend!

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  • Sep 7, 2018
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The 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes Benz got off to a great start for the host nation as Switzerland took gold in the Cross-Country Team Relay, followed by Germany in second and Denmark in third place. The Parade of Flags featuring the 57 participating nations officially kicked off the biggest mountain bike event of the year.

Your Rookie of the year is: Lucas Huppert.

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At just 18 years old, Swiss rider Lucas Huppert's slopestyle star is quickly rising and if his 2018 season is anything to go by, he's going to be knocking on the doors of the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship sooner rather than later.

Torquato Testa seems to be doing pretty good at bikes right now.

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  • Jul 17, 2018
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Exactly 7 days after finishing second at the Big White Invitational Slopestyle and winning an FMB Wildcard to Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler, ROSE Rad Squad rider Torquato Testa climbed the top step on the podium of GlemmRide Slopestyle, held in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria, beating defending champion Thomas Genon.

David Cachon goes to Cáceres - Monfragüe and Valle del Jerte

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  • May 30, 2018
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I invite you to a new adventure that will take place in the province of Cáceres, specifically in the Monfragüe National Park and El Valle del Jerte. Maybe for many it is still an unknown area as far as cycling is concerned. Its potential is very high and if you accompany me I will show you places, trails and environments that you will find it hard to forget.

Ibis opens up parking stalls for Lopes & Ibis US Enduro Team.

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  • Apr 30, 2018
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Four time UCI World Champion, and winner of almost every kind of bike race you can think of , Brian Lopes has partnered with Ibis Cycles to launch a US domestic enduro racing team, along with support from DVO Suspension, G-Form Protection, WTB Tires and Saddles, ODI Grips, Wolf Tooth Components, Fox Racing, and Dynaplug.

Trek's Enduro team looks pretty strong.

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The Trek Factory Racing Enduro team is proud to announce its roster for 2018. Coming back to race a full program is Katy Winton, with Casey Brown also racing a number of events. New to the team for 2018 are former Junior DH World Champion Ruaridh Cunningham of Scotland and developing talent Pedro Burns of Chile.

Triathlete is going to give the ABSA Cape Epic a go this year.

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The IRONMAN Foundation® today announced that the 2018 IMF Mountain Bike Team at the 2018 Absa Cape Epic® will be led by 2014 IRONMAN® World Champion and two-time IRONMAN 70.3® World Champion triathlete, Sebastian Kienle, and Ben Hoffman, six-time IRONMAN Champion and two-time IRONMAN World Championship Top Five finisher.

Norco doubles down on EWS team.

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  • Jan 18, 2018
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Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce that Caro and Anita Gehrig are joining the Norco family as part of the newly formed Norco Twins Racing.

Commencal shakes tree, EWS riders fall out.

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  • Jan 18, 2018
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The COMMENCAL VALLNORD Enduro Team is happy to welcome Theotim Trabac as their new rider! The young French rider showed his potential by winning in U21 category the Enduro World Series in Millau last year. This season, he will race in the same category and we're happy to support him in his chase for more podiums!

EWS Qualifier series expands to 25 countries

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  • Jan 15, 2018
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The Enduro World Series (EWS) is coming to a race near you as the list of official Qualifier events grows to 50 races spread across 25 countries and four continents.

An interview with Emil Johansson.

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  • Jan 8, 2018
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Many sporting professions boast having certain talents that reach the pinnacle of their game at an early age, winning titles and progressing the sport they have so much passion for. Even though many Slopestyle athletes are pretty young in most cases, this year’s World Champion raised the bar even higher, or should we say lowered it age wise.

Catching up with Emil Johansson.

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Emil Johansson has quickly turned out to be a true MTB prodigy. He started his international competition career last year with 26TRIX in Leogang, only a year later he was crowned FMB World Champion.

Basically, Nino Schurter is the best rider.

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  • Sep 11, 2017
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Winner of the Cape Epic, winner of 6 out of 6 World Cup races, winner of the World Championships- Whoever thought it'd be impossible to top last year's season with an Olympic- and World Champion title, has to think again after this weekend's MTB World Championships.

Filippo Colombo takes gold for junior womens XC in Cairns.

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On Thursday September 7th, French Loana Lecomte, 18-year-old biker equipped by Northwave with Extreme XC shoes, took a wonderful silver after a head-to-head with the new World Champion, Austrian Laura Strigger. Swiss Nadia Grod completed the day’s podium.

3D view of Red Bul District Ride Course.

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This course is a beast! The legendary event Red Bull District Ride will see 20 world-class slopestyle athletes battle it out in the old town of Nuremberg on September 1-2.

Austrian Enduro Champs happening at Schöckl.

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  • Aug 26, 2017
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he weather had something against the re-activation of racing at Schöckl mountain last year. The premiere of Enduro Gradec was greeted with apocalyptical rainfall and lightning. Still 116 riders stuck to it and raced the extremely slippery stages in pouring rain.

Catching up with Fabio Wibmer.

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Street trials, downhill or enduro bike – give the Austrian a set of handlebars, and he's got it. With his viral videos, crazy stunts and success in the competitions, Fabio has become a household-name in the bike scene. Now he's stepped up his game even more, riding with a Red Bull helmet and recently partnering up with Saalbach Hinterglemm.

Chase, Gregg & Stetson-Lee join up with Leatt.

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Leatt is proud to announce that three North American bicycle athletes have joined the #LeattFamily! Aaron Chase, Lauren Gregg, and Teal Stetson-Lee will be kitted in Leatt’s high-performance DBX bicycle line for the 2017 season.

Rose bikes annouces 2017 roster and questionable team name.

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2017 mountain bike season is about to hit it off with a new strong unified force by ROSE Bikes. Six top riders have teamed up under the German bike brand, to showcase their skillset, push the sport and drop some jaws, while hitting the slopes and sending it at the competitions. We had a chat with all the team riders about their new bikes and their thoughts of being part of the ROSE Rad Squad.

Absa Cape Epic to start, some fast people have turned up.

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Star-studded field includes Olympic gold medallists and Tour de France winner

Both the men’s reigning Olympic champions, a Tour de France winner, a host of world champions and several previous Absa Cape Epic winners will be in the South African stage race’s strongest field yet when it kicks off on Sunday.

Fox Shox auctioning off 8 different orange forks.

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  • Mar 8, 2017
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During the 2016 race season, we had the top man and woman leading the DH World Cup Series and our top 5 Rampage athletes on orange 40s, along with the man leading the EWS on an orange 36 - now these forks are up for grabs.

ABSA Cape Epic is almost upon us.

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  • Feb 23, 2017
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German Manuel Fumic and Brazilian Henrique Avancini lit up the 2016 Absa Cape Epic with a thrilling win on the Grand Finale – the prestigious final stage.

Lopes was ≥ four kids.

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  • Feb 7, 2017
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Intense Cycles proudly announces its 2017 Factory Race Program. Returning to the team this year are Australian riders Jack Moir (22) and Dean Lucas (21) along with top American Junior, Nik Nestoroff (17). New to the team this year is American, Charlie Harrison (19).

 

Blue Mountain gets a NAET race in 2017.

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  • Feb 3, 2017
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The North American Enduro Tour is excited to announce the 2017 Tour schedule will bring back the old favorites, but add some exciting new twists—including a venture to the East Coast.

The Italian's are taking queues from the UCI. Let's see how good this goes.

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  • Jan 26, 2017
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With one and a half month to go to the first race of the new season, on May 4th in Verona, the Internazionali d’Italia Series’ organizers exposed their ambitious programme during the Italian Cycling Federation’s presentation on the offroad activity on Wednesday January 18th in Milan.

ACC on COM

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  • Jan 17, 2017
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It’s actually a great honour and with huge pride that we will count ACC as part of the family again.