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Mountain Bike Racing

2011 BC Bike Race: Sager Nips Sheppard

BC BIKE RACE: BEHIND THE SCENES: 26 vs 29 Hydration Packs or Bottles? In a sprint finish at day 2 of the BC Bike Race, Jason Sager nipped race leader Chris Sheppard to take the stage win in 2:13:24. Although Sager (Jamis) won the day, Sheppard (Rocky Mountain Bikes) retained his GC leader status. Team […]

Gwin Wins Third World Cup DH

Aaron Gwin won his third World Cup downhill of the season over the weekend after winning at Mont Ste Anne, Quebec. The men’s downhill was expected to be a battle between current overall World Cup leader Gwin (Trek World Racing) from the U.S. and second-placed Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate), who was only 36 points […]

Solo Sheppard Takes Day 1 at BC Bike Race

The big question on the start line of day 1 of the 2011 BC Bike Race was how would European riders Thomas Dietsch (BULL) and Marzio Deho (Olympia) fare in the Great Northwest? Defending champion Chris Sheppard (Rocky Mountain Bikes) is a homeboy comfortable on the forest singletrack. And Dietsch pointed out that the European […]