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  1. E-Bikes
    Believe it or not, Mark Weir is a fan of eBikes. He believes that, "Education is important for helping people understand that eBikes are not destructive or loud." Editor's Note: This post was written by Claudia Wasko, who is the general manager of Bosch eBikes Systems Americas. Mark Weir, a...
  2. General Discussion
    Over the weekend, the world has learned that one of the toughest icons of mountain biking, Mark Weir survived a heart attack in October. They've been very private about this incident and it was only announced on Mark's Instagram on Nov. 30.   A lot of data here but the key is is the...
  3. 27.5
    Mark Weir is the Godfather of American Enduro. Today, he no longer races professionally, but remains a big ambassador for the sport. His bike of choice is the Cannondale Jekyll, a 27.5 full suspension rig with 165mm of rear travel. Because his local terrain is steep, he chose it based on head...
  4. General Discussion
    Our military veterans have risked life and limb in the service of our country and to try and give back, WTB partnered with the Semper Fi Fund to create a mountain bike skills clinic. Each of the sixteen participants at the inaugural event discovered a passion for mountain biking along their path...
  5. Nutrition/Hydration/Fitness
    Editor's Note: This article is part of the Mtbr Guide to hydration packs, featuring the new CamelBak Low Rider line. To see all the articles, head over to the Low Rider hydration pack hub page. This article and all the articles in this section are courtesy of CamelBak. Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, and...
  6. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Editor's Note: This article is part of the Mtbr Guide to hydration packs, featuring the new CamelBak Low Rider line. To see all the articles, head over to the Low Rider hydration pack hub page. This article and all the articles in this section are courtesy of CamelBak. Many a lasting friendship...
  7. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Cannondale rider back on the bike and 'happy' with progress Injured Cannondale OverMountain rider Mark Weir watches some local BMXers shred the hallways of their high school to help him recuperate from the mental anguish of his injuries. Cannondale OverMountain enduro rider and all-around...
  8. General Discussion
    Scoping out the tree that slamed Mark Weir to the ground. Update: Feb 20 - A Letter from Mark Weir Here is best news I have heard all week - no surgery required. The Doc said the most worrisome thing is that I don't fall again for at least 6 weeks. I have a fracture that goes into the spinal...
  9. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    We've run in to our old friend Mark Weir a lot as we've ventured into the world of Enduro World Series in Winter Park and Whistler. He's still witty as hell but he seems a lot more relaxed about racing and life in general. He pointed us to this revealing and funny interview with one of the best...
  10. Apparel and Protection
    The other day I was out riding with my boss (Mtbr founder Francis Cebedo) and I was only about 10 pedal strokes away from my truck when I realized I had forgotten my gloves. My first instinct was to turn around immediately to put on my usual hand protection. But, not wanting to break his...
  11. General Discussion
    Cannondale wrapped up its two-day Factory Racing team launch in Italy on Thursday, treating riders, staff, and a collection of journalists to a mini-version of the famed SuperEnduro race that's held annually here in Finale Ligure. Riders rolled out of the seaside town two-by-two, then slogged...
  12. General Discussion
    With equal emphasis on winning and approachability, Cannondale unveiled its eight-rider international mountain bike team in Finale Ligure, Italy, on Wednesday. The squad is split down the middle, with four riders (Italian Marco Fontana, German Manuel Fumic, American Keegan Swenson, and Kiwi...
  13. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Planes, trains and automobiles! In sha'Allah The Mojo Trail Diaries were intended to show people how capable the modern trail bike has become - to encourage people to spread their wings and try something new, the bike and suspension won't hold you back!... In the previous edits in the series we...
  14. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Friends, bikes, beer and the great outdoors: who could ask for more? Wait, how about beer? Oh, yeah, we said that already. Cannondale's OverMountain team members Mark Weir, Ben Cruz and Jason Moeschler take a trip to Downieville that everyone wishes they were part of.
  15. General Discussion
    Mark Weir and Jason Moeschler To Race BC Bike Race 2011 Vancouver B.C. - BC BIKE RACE welcomes the dynamic duo of Mark Weir and Jason Moeschler, Team WTB-Cannondale. They will be teaming up to compete in the 'Ultimate Singletrack Experience', coming July 2-9. These two mountain bike phenoms...
  16. General Discussion
    (photo courtesy of Dave Pawlak, PawlakPhoto.com) With a career as dangerous as DH mountain bike racing, Mark Weir has had many close calls. But even the worst of these is nothing compared to what Mark endured two days after Christmas. Mark and his wife and son escaped a very serious house...
  17. General Discussion
    This is a really good news feature about mountain biking access in Marin. Pro Mountain Biker and Marin resident Mark Weir talks about the dangers of mountain biking in Marin and the troubles in trying to get equal access to trails for mountain bikers. It is great to see our cause getting main...
  18. General Discussion
    Wilderness Trail Bikes, Inc., a global leader in bicycle components, is proud to be send its PR manager and pro athlete Mark Weir to the Fabien Barel invitational, Urge Kenya Mark Weir is joining a select group of the world's best mountain bikers in a race down Mt. Kenya this February. The...
  19. General Discussion
    Mark Weir, Rachel Lloyd, Jason Moeschler. These WTB-riders aren't single speeders. They don't even own single speeds. But when the Single Speed World Championships came to Napa, California-Team WTB's home turf-Weir, Moeschler and Lloyd converted their everyday bikes into one speeds and set their...
  20. Walking up the DH...

    Walking up the DH...

    From Left to Right... Steve Behr from MBuk, Jon Callon, Blind Bobby, Mark Weir, Aki Nakimura from Japan, Devlin Koehler and Joe Minton...
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