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    In one of the most interesting World Cup venues, Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic we were treated to an incredible cross-country masterpiece. This truly is the new golden age of XC World Cup Racing. Here are five things we learned. The true winner is the fan in this new golden age of XC...
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    Short Track drama continued in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic, for round 2 of the UCI XCO Mountain Bike World Cup 2019. Kate Courtney came in as the short-track favorite after winning a tactical battle in Albstadt! It was short-lived as America's Chloe Woodruff rode away with a sizeable gap to the...
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    Kade Edwards of the Trek Factory Racing Downhill team is a colorful character and a rising star on the downhill racing scene. Edwards is a true bike rider who enjoys all kinds of bikes, all the time, every day. It consumes him and has obsessed him since he first started competing as a...
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    Photo courtesy Syncros/Michal Cerveny Reigning Olympic and World Champion Nino Schurter will debut a new one piece Syncros cross country cockpit at the third round of the World Cup this weekend in Nove Mesto. Photo courtesy Syncros/Michal Cerveny Schurter will ride the new Fraser iC SL...
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    Admittedly race coverage on Mtbr is sporadic. We're a product focused website. But some athletic achievements simply demand attention - and this is one of those cases. With his win at the World Cup finals this past weekend in Val di Sole, Italy, Nino Schurter completed a 6-for-6 sweep of the...
  6. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Troy Bronson and Myriam Nicole came out on top in Vallnord. This past weekend's World Cup race in Vallnord, Andorra, was arguably the most entertaining of the season. The women's race saw the return of Rachel Atherton and a fourth winner in four races. On the men's side, the top riders put on a...
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    After a month long hiatus, the World Cup DH circuit is back for the second of the season. This time, the circus is moving to Fort William, Scotland. This classic track has received a few changes this year and is looking rougher than ever. Will a 29er take the top spot on Sunday? It's possible...
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    World Cup DH is back! It's only been a month since Leogang, but we couldn't be happier for the action to start up again. For the 5th race of the season, the series is back in Lenzerheide. This track debuted last year and it's riddled with berms, road gaps, and rocks...
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    The Orbea Oiz is a proven winner. This year, a smattering of updates make it an even better choice for hardcore racers. The Orbea Oiz was first released in 2005 and has since won two world titles under Catharine Pendrel. It's also racked up a number of World Cup podiums with the Luna Pro Team...
  10. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Check out the cool video of Scott's Claudio Caluori going down the course at Leogang in Austria with fellow team manager Will Longden (Madison-Saracen). The on-bike narration is awesome! How can he ride so hard and talk (and sing) at the same time? Watch out for that trick tranny, Will...
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    Val di Sole, Italy (August 22, 2011) - Following his fifth Union Cycliste International (UCI) Mountain Bike World Cup downhill victory in Val di Sole, Italy last weekend, Aaron Gwin (Temecula, Calif./Trek World Racing) sealed the overall downhill World Cup title. Gwin completed the Val di...
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    Saalfelden Leogang in the Salzburger Land, June 11th, 2011 - The wet course is still hot from the action of the last four men who just finished the last heat. Saalfelden Leogang witnessed some extremely exciting races at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 4X finals. Jared Graves (AUS) clearly...
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    4X WC Double Podium for SR Suntour – Rinderknecht wins! The string of wins of SR SUNTOUR WERX team riders continues! After Julie Bresset won the last two XC world cups, Roger Rinderknecht (riding on BMC) could take the win at the last weekends 4X WORLD CUP in Fort William, Scotland, followed by...
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    Grenchen (SUI), June 6th, 2011 - Swiss rider Roger Rinderknecht won the second World Cup Stop in Fort William (SCO). Despite a rocky start into the racing weekend, the BMC rider was able to leave the track as the lucky winner and took second place in the overall ranking. Thanks to intensive...
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    American Aaron Gwin fourth overall in Downhill World Cup standings Windham, NY - The 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is officially in the books as racing wrapped up on Windham Mountain in New York's Catskills on Sunday with the men's and women's downhill contests. Reigning U.S. national...
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Colorado Springs, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2010) - Due to the excitement surrounding the Windham Mountain UCI Mountain Bike World Cup event set for Aug. 28-29 in Windham, N.Y. a nine-person organizing committee has formed and developed a collaborative working relationship amongst...
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    This past weekend marked the fourth round of gravity racing in the mountain bike World Cup series. source: Eric Schutt
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    Aug. 31, 2008 Canberra, Australia Santa Cruz Syndicate's Greg Minnaar and Nathan Rennie top the podium in Canberra, Australia to the cheers of thousands of enthusiastic Aussie fans and Minnaar regains his lead in the UCI World Cup Downhill Series. It was an action packed day for the Syndicate...
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    SYNDICATE SMACKDOWN, MINNAAR WINS IT, PEAT 3RD, RENNIE 4TH AT FT. WILLIAM Ft. William, Scotland June 8, 2008 Wow, what a day for the Santa Cruz Syndicate with Greg Minnaar taking the win at the 100th UCI World Cup Downhill in Ft. William, Scotland, and Steve Peat and Nathan Rennie joining him...
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    source: Lesley Eldridge
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