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Greg Minnaar and Rachel Atherton Fastest in Worlds Timed Training
Greg chasing rainbows - photo by Duncan Philpott.
Both meaningful and meaningless at the same time, Official Timed Practice at World Championships replaces seeding, but does not determine the starting order for finals. Starting order for finals is determined according to a rider's UCI points, ... more »
Loris Vergier Seeds Fastest Junior in Hafjell
Loris Vergier looking on it in practice - photo by Sven Martin.
Loris Vergier took the first step today towards living up to his favorite status by seeding in first place by quite a margin. Taylor Vernon and Amaury Pierron are in hot pursuit. Belgium's "part-time downhiller" Martin Maes and the USA's Luca ... more »
2014 Red Bull Rampage Building Begins
Digging has begun at the new 2014 Red Bull Rampage site in Virgin, Utah. Vital contributor and all-around badass, Dave Smutok is in charge of the build. He answers some important questions about the process over on Red Bull Bike. Get' em Smutok! ... more »
2014 Industry World Champs in Hafjell, September 3, 6pm
Looks like a fun time was had by all. Results: Ariel Lindlsey Nigel Page & Sven Martin (tie Sven claims) Knut Lokas Stay tuned for a full report.
Come one, come all, September 3rd at the DH Finish area at World Champs in Hafjell is the ... more »
Sam Hill and Rachel Atherton Win Meribel World Cup, Josh Bryceland and Manon Carpenter Take Series Wins
Hill in practice - photo by Sven Martin.
After a year that took us racing in both hemispheres, on 4 continents, and in 7 countries, race day dawned on Meribel for the season ender. A day that would decide not only the race in question, but the World Cup overall titles in all three ... more »
Matt Simmonds and Rachel Atherton Qualify Fastest in Meribel
Matt Simmonds during practice - photo by Duncan Philpott.
Qualifying is over in Meribel, and there's a familiar face at the top of the standings. We're talking about Rachel Atherton of course, because in the men's, Matt Simmonds put down the fastest run of the day to take the number 1 qualifying spot ... more »
Meribel World Cup Timed Training Results, Bryceland and Rachel Atherton Fastest
Timed training at the final round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup has concluded in Meribel, France. The steep, natural, open course is no longer a mystery as riders finally experienced all it had to offer. While timed training is a pretty ... more »
40 Riders Invited to 2014 Red Bull Rampage
Press Release: Since 2008, Red Bull Rampage has taken place on a series of cliffs outside of Virgin, Utah whose big obstacles have catapulted athletes into the record books. In the spirit of progression and always moving forward, the event is going in
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Marcelo Gutierrez and Tracey Hannah Win Canadian Open DH
Crankworx 2014 concluded in traditional fashion with the Canadian Open DH, and as per usual, winning here means beating a field of World Cup contenders (and surviving the world-class heckling, too!). Marcelo Gutierrez followed up his Garbanzo win with
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Confirmed: New Red Bull Rampage Site for 2014 (With Photos)
Over the past few years riders have increasingly voiced their concerns about returning to the same site for Red Bull Rampage. All that will change this year, as riders will have untouched soil to work with once again.
What if instead of dropping in to the left, Andreu were to go right? - Photo: Brandon Turman
They're returning to the ... more »

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