Bresset Storms To Women’s Mountain Bike Olympic Gold

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by Justin Davis HADLEIGH FARM, United Kingdom, Aug 11, 2012 (AFP) - France's Julie Bresset capped an extraordinary year by storming to victory in the women's mountain bike cross country to claim her maiden Olympic title on Saturday. Germany veteran Sabine Spitz claimed the silver to complete her Olympic collection with Georgia Gould of the United States winning the bronze … [Read more...]

WINDHAM TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP FOR THIRD YEAR

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Top cyclists from across the globe to compete in Greene County in late June Windham, N.Y. – For the third year in a row, the world’s best professional mountain bikers will converge on Windham Mountain as the town hosts the eighth in a series of 10 World Cup events held all over the world. The 2012 edition of the RockyRoads.net UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano makes 10 stops … [Read more...]

Klunking – A History of Mountain Biking

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Three-Peat Victory for Rebecca Rusch at Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race

Rusch crushes her former time and sets another course record to retain her reign as women’s champ Leadville, CO – August 15, 2011 – Rebecca Rusch, the 2009 and 2010 Leadville Trail 100 Women's Champ and three-time 24 Hour Solo Mountain Biking World Champion, has scored another high-profile victory – taking top female honors at the 2011 Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race for the … [Read more...]

USA Fields More UCI Elite Mountain Bike Teams

U.S. fields more UCI ELITE Mountain Bike Teams than any other nation (Feb. 22, 2011) — According to the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) final list of 2011 ELITE Mountain Bike Teams the United States will field seven teams at the discipline’s highest tier; more than any other nation in the world. Of the 30 squads awarded UCI ELITE Mountain Bike Team status, the United States is … [Read more...]

Hong Kong’s Chan Shocks “Impossible” To Beat Yamamoto

Written by: Peter Stebbings GUANGZHOU, China - Kohei Yamamoto was second to Hong Kong's Chan Chun Hing in the Asian Games mountain bike final on Thursday, making a nonsense of the Japanese rider's boast that defeat was impossible. The 25-year-old Yamamoto, who successfully defended his Asian crown in South Korea, in September, finished 15 seconds behind Chan, with China's Duan Zhiqiang … [Read more...]

Corba’s Fat Tire Fest Set For October

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CORBA’s Fat Tire Fest and 23rd Annual Fundraiser Returns to Castaic Lake and Expects Record Attendance. The Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association today announced its annual fundraiser – The Fat Tire Fest – has been scheduled for Sunday October 17, 2010 at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area in Southern California. CORBA is proud once again to present a fun-filled day of mountain … [Read more...]

Hey Dude, Where Is My Discount?

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Written by: Bike Shop Bobby Hey there, been a while hasn’t it? I’m still alive and kickin’ it down at the shop. Even though the economy’s in the toilet it seems every dirtbag and their brother still has room in their budget for a new fixed gear which adds nothing but joy in to my life. Recently though we had a guy come into the shop who at first glance was the perfect douchebag to … [Read more...]

Julien Absalon Leaves Rivals With A Mountain To Climb

by Justin Davis BEIJING, Aug 23, 2008 (AFP) - Frenchman Julien Absalon took his mountain bike status to new heights on Saturday when he became the first rider to defend the men's Olympic cross country title. At only 28 years old, he said motivating himself for a third consecutive gold in London should be no problem. "The Olympic Games is a massive motivation for every … [Read more...]

Olympic Mountain Bike Queens To Test Radical New Course

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by Justin Davis BEIJING, Aug 20, 2008 (AFP) - A radically changed Olympic mountain bike course with freshly-added banking, drops and rocks is set to test the technical skills of the best women mountain bikers in the world this Friday. Spaniard Margarita Fullana, who has returned to form in timely fashion by winning the world title in June, leads a pack of hungry European, … [Read more...]