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Mountain Bike Racing

World Cup Racing Set for North America

World Cup cross-country, downhill and four-cross come together in Quebec, Canada today and over the weekend for the first time since the opening round at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, in April. The cross-country, on Saturday, always draws huge crowds due to the presence of local favorite Marie-Hélène Prémont (Maxxis-Rocky Mountain), who seems to find extra strength […]

BC Bike Race has New Twist with July 2 Start

The 450 riders in the BC Bike Race roll their mountain bikes on July 2 and finish seven days later. Singletrack.com will have full coverage of the race as well as behind-the-scenes reports from Jason Sumner. The word for now, however, is that race organizers have announced something new for this year: chip-timed segments on […]

New Course, New State for Final Pro XCT

The finale of USA Cycling’s national cross-country series is being hosted at a new venue in a new state. The sixth and final stop of the Pro XCT is the Missoula XC on July 23-24, which, according to organizers, will be the largest mountain bike event ever to be held in the state of Montana. […]

Must Read: Absalon After the MTB Marathon Worlds

Never say that cross-country king Julien Absalon is afraid to put himself in a position to fail. Well, perhaps fail isn’t the correct word. Nonetheless, Absalon, owner of  two Olympic XC gold medals and countless rainbow and World Cup overall champion jerseys, went way out of his comfort zone on Sunday with his decision to […]