cross-country

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 […]

Wells, Gould Defend Stars-and-Stripes Jerseys

Todd Wells and Georgia Gould retained their national titles Saturday at the cross-country mountain bike championships at Sun Valley Resort in Idaho. The duo’s victories were similar in that after the first lap of their respective races each moved to the front and then dominated the proceedings. In the women’s event Gould (Luna Pro Team) […]

Luna’s Pendrel and Gould Podium at Windham

WINDHAM WORLD CUP: MEN’S XC GALLERY World Cup cross-country series leader Julie Bresset of France and winner of last week’s race in Quebec,  Catharine Pendrel of Canada, battled it out Saturday in Windham, New York with the French rider taking the win. The duo attained a 40-second gap over the rest of the field by […]

Pendrel Wins World Cup for Home Crowd

WOMEN’S XC GALLERY MEN’S XC GALLERY Making up for a slow first lap at her home-country race, Canadian Catharine Pendrel went on to dominate the women’s World Cup cross-country event Saturday at Mont Ste Anne, Quebec. Pendrel (Luna Pro Team) rode the five laps course for a total distance of 22.8 kilometres in a time […]

Nationals Qualifying Races Set

Qualifying races for USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships have been announced. Dates and locations for the 2011 American Mountain Bike Challenge (AMBC) include 21 races in 14 states, with cross-country nationals being held in Sun Valley, Idaho July 14-17. AMBC gravity events will qualify riders to compete at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike […]