Fox Factory Recalls Mountain Bike Shock Absorbers

Recall Summary Name of Product: Mountain bike rear shock absorbers Hazard: The bicycle’s rear shock absorber outer sleeve can rupture, allowing the sleeve to come in contact with other bicycle parts or the rider, posing a fall and injury hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled rear shock absorbers and return them to the place of … [Read more...]

Cycling Sports Group Recalls Cannondale Mountain Bicycles

Recall Summary Name of Product: Cannondale mountain bicycles with OPI stem/steering tube Hazard: The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will fit a locking reinforcement … [Read more...]

Location for 2013 and 2014 Mountain Bike Gravity Nationals announced

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2012) -- The location for the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Gravity Nationals Championships in 2013 and 2014 is the Angel Fire Bike Park in Angel Fire, N.M., USA Cycling announced. The exact dates of the 2013 and 2014 events will be announced at a later date. The event, which was held independently from the cross-country national championships for the first time in … [Read more...]

Kintner wins second jersey as Mountain Bike Gravity National Championships complete

Beech Mountain, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2011) — The 2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Gravity National Championships concluded Sunday in Beech Mountain, N.C. with the downhill national championships. An overnight downpour was slow to clear, leaving the course muddy. The dampened course didn't affect the spirit of the fans as an outstanding crowd, including an estimated 300 spectators in the rock garden, … [Read more...]

UCI MTB World Championships Danny Hart RUN

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Climbs and Mountain Stages of the Tour de France

Details of the climbs used on the Tour de France alpine stages from July 20-22: Stage 17: July 20 - Gap to Pinerolo (179 km) Km 71.5 - Cote de Sainte-Marguerite - 2.8 km at 7.4 percent average gradient (cat. 3) Km 85.5 - La Chaussee - 1.4 km at 8.3 (cat. 3) Km 96.5 - Col de Montgenevre - 7.9 km at 6.1 (cat. 2) Km 117 - Sestriere - 11.1 km at 6.3 (cat. 1) Km 171 - Cote de … [Read more...]

Climbs and Mountain Stages of the 2011 Tour de France

PARIS, June 29, 2011 (AFP) - A detailed list of the hilly stages on the 98th Tour de France, to be held July 2-24 (kilometre indicates climb summit): Stage 8: July 9 - Aigurande to Super-Besse Sancy (189 km) Km 65.5 - Cote d'Evaux-les-Bains - 1.7 km at 6.2 percent average gradient (category 4) Km 119.5 - Cote du Rocher des Trois Tourtes - 1.3 km at 4.6 (cat. 4) Km 164 - Col de … [Read more...]

SCOTT New Windham World Cup Title Sponsor

Sun Valley, ID, June 6th, 2011 — SCOTT Sports announced today that they would become the Title Sponsor of the 2011 Windham UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill event. Windham is the seventh stop on the 2011 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour and takes place July 7-10th 2011 featuring both Downhill and Cross-Country disciplines. “The US is the birthplace of Mountain Biking, and having a … [Read more...]

National Mountain Bike Nationals

Twenty national champions crowned on final day of Mountain Bike Nationals Granby, Colo. (July 18, 2010) – Competition wrapped up at the SolVista Bike Park on Sunday as twenty more national champions were crowned in short track cross country, Super D, and downhill racing. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized) grabbed his second national title of the weekend in the pro men’s short track … [Read more...]

Mountain Bike Nationals

Gould, Wells claim pro cross country titles as Mountain Bike Nationals continue on Saturday Granby, Colo. (July 17, 2010) – The 2010 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships continued at the SolVista Bike Park at Granby Ranch on Saturday with the pro cross country and four-cross competitions taking center stage. Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./Luna Pro Team) and Todd Wells … [Read more...]