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Mountain Bike Racing

Mata, Cares Explode at Firecracker 50

Pua Mata and Colin Cares won the appropriately named Firecracker 50 on the Fourth of July in Breckenridge, Colorado. For Mata, the 54-mile race followed only a matter of days after her top-10 finish at the mountain bike marathon world championships in Italy. The win is Mata’s second in USA Cycling’s inaugural four-round Pro Ultra […]

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 […]