Enduro World Series starts in Chile. Now.

As mountain bike season kicks off, the enduro mountain bike racing community is headed south, massing in Chile for the first round of the 2014 Enduro World Series this weekend, April 19-20.   Against the backdrop and thin air of the Nevados de Chillan volcano, the Santa Cruz Montenbaik Enduro by MTBLab 2014 course will drop from the steaming vents and high altitude of the volcanic cone around Chile's Nevados de Chillan Bike Park to the densely forested valley floor.  

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Apr 16, 2014


Out of Bound Festival: Fast and trick filled.

Saalfelden Leogang in Salzburger Land, Austria, April 14th 2014 – With the mountain bike season upon us, the biggest players on the downhill scene are gearing up for the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup at the Out of Bounds Festival in the idyllic village of Leogang in Austria's Salzburger...


ABSA Cape Epic Stage 7, wrap.

MENNEN AND HYNEK KINGS OF THE EPIC LANGVAD AND KLEINHANS WIN LARGEST PRIZE PURSE FOR WOMEN It was a traditional final day, all culminating at Lourensford Wine Estate where a hero's welcome awaited the tired riders. It was a short day with a late start, but definitely not a free ride to the...


ABSA Cape Epic Stage 4.

It was another dramatic day at the Absa Cape Epic. Stage 4 was marred with the withdrawals of four-times champion Karl Platt and second-place mixed racer Cherise Stander.  Team Bulls' Platt from Germany has finished all 10 previous editions of the Cape Epic, but was left with no choice but to...


ABSA Cape Epic Stage 3.

MENNEN AND HYNEK TO WEAR YELLOW TOMORROW Stage 3 was the longest day of the 2014 Absa Cape Epic, and was characterized by rolling hills and gravel roads. It had been described as a transition stage – with less demanding terrain – but a persistent wind made for tough conditions. It took riders...


ABSA Cape Epic Stage 5.

By Chris Whitfield AN act of sportsmanship on Friday's hot, rugged and mountainous stage five of the Absa Cape Epic may have decided the destination of the race. The stage was won by Roel Paulissen of Belgium and Italian partner Riccardo Chiarini (Torpado) in a thrilling finish, but they have...


ABSA Cape Epic Stage 2.

After the rude awakening of Stage 1, Stage 2 was supposed to be somewhat gentler, but heavy rainfall and muddy conditions posed a brand new challenge. The day started off with single track, before visiting the quaint village of McGregor with its well-preserved 19th century architecture. Water...


Dirty 40 Race.

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.