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Mountain Bike Racing

London Olympic XC Test Event Rolls Sunday

In a little more than a year the world’s top cross-country racers will be vying for gold, silver and bronze at the London Olympics. But before that, on July 31 to exact, many of those riders will be in the UK to throw down on the official XC course. Sunday’s Olympic course test is being […]

Plaxton, Davison Champs of 3-Year-Old Pro XCT

In the short, three-year life of USA Cycling’s Pro Cross Country Tour (Pro XCT) a different rider has won the national series each season. Replacing the defunct National Mountain Bike Series (NMBS) in 2009 as the premier cross-country stage in North America, the inaugural season was won by American Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski and Canadian Catharine Pendrel. […]

Compton, Grant Take Steamboat Stinger 50 Debut

Sometimes the best races are the ones put on by racers, and the inaugural Steamboat Stinger 50 held last weekend was a classic example of that. Selling out the City of Steamboat Springs-granted 340 spots within weeks of announcing the endurance event via social media and word of mouth, Honey Stinger’s 50-mile showcase of classic […]

Carey and Cary Win High Cascades 100

The infamous grumpy grouse of Mt. Bachelor that buzzed racers at past editions of the High Cascades 100 failed to make a third-year appearance on Saturday, which, no doubt, was a relief to riders who experienced the fury of the small, yet formidable fowl. Men’s Open With Jeff Schalk (Trek) and Christian Tanguy (Team CF) […]

Schultz Wins at Home; Davison Doubles in Montana

It was a weekend of firsts at the inaugural Missoula XC Pro Cross Country Tour race Saturday: Hometown favorite Sam Schultz won the men’s race while Lea Davison not only won the women’s event but wrapped up the overall national cross-country title. The pressure was on Schultz (Subaru-Trek) to win the Pro XCT finale, which […]