Tag archive for ‘mtb’

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumbling Week of April 22, 2011

    by Kat Statman Yes, it’s still the off-season. How do we know that? Well, if you look at many cycling publications the front page headlines are all concerned with the Ardennes Classics, Andy Schleck’s Trek Madone and the fact that…

  • Giro Steps into Footwear with 2011 Shoe Line

    If you happened to focus on Levi Leipheimer’s feet during the Tour de France, you may have noticed a logo that seemed, at first, out of place. Leipheimer also raced Giro’s top off-road shoes, the Code, to victory in the…

  • FixieCross: Equal Parts Ridiculous and Zen

    by Sasha Magee As I hit the steep rocky drop-off for the fourth time today, I (for the first time) successfully resist the urge to try to set up my pedals to clear the granite bits embedded in the narrow…

  • Compton Leads ’Crossers’ Charge at MTB World Cup #5 in Italy

    Katie Compton didn’t let a wasp sting on the third lap of the cross country race at the World Cup in Val di Sole, Italy, slow her down as the newly-crowned US national short track champion and reigning cyclocross champ…

  • MTB World Cup #4 ’Crosser Roundup

    Todd Wells solos to win Jingle Cross Day 2. Snow made the course challenging for Day 2. © Steve Fry

    Champery, Switzerland, was the site of the fourth round of the MTB World Cup series this past weekend, playing host to some of our favorite ’crossers. The spoils of the XC race went to the pure mountain bikers, with American…

  • Gallery: Katie Compton’s 2010 Short Track National Win

    Katie Compton stole the show at this year’s MTB Short Track Nationals. “Katie crushed the short track today, winning from defending champion Georgia Gould. Katie lapped all but the first four riders” said husband Mark Legg-Compton via Twitter. Katie herself…

  • Nys, Wellens out of Contention for Belgium MTB Title

    Sven Nys on his MTB, courtesy of Lotte Vanreusel

    We reported recently on Sven Nys and Bart Wellens (Telenet-Fidea) pounding their mountain bike pedals into podium spots in Belgium’s National Cup series, but are sad to say that neither was able to crown himself the MTB King of Belgium.

  • ’Crossers in 2010 Marathon MTB Nationals

    Firecracker 50 finish in Pinball Alley. Via flickr by davewrightphotography

    While married couple Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski and Heather Irmiger (both of Subaru-Trek) were busy putting together repeat wins in the US Marathon MTB National Championships in Breckenridge, CO, this past weekend, there were plenty of cyclocrossers in the mix as well.

  • Sanne Cant – Focused on ’Cross

    by Jamie Mack Winning a national championship is something many riders dream of and any rider would be proud of. Winning a title in the cycling-crazed nation of Belgium elevates the accomplishment to another level. Sanne Cant accomplished the impressive…

  • A 50-mile MTB Race Reteaches Old Lessons – A Column by Lee Waldman

    Cyclocross Magazine columnist and Masters racer Lee Waldman gets the chance to relearn basic lessons, courtesy of a 50-mile MTB race in Colorado. In case you missed it, go back and check out Lee’s previous column as he stays Motivated…

  • Houffalize MTB World Cup – from a Crosser’s Eye

    Christine Vardaros continues to deliver cyclocross reports straight from Europe. Here she tracks the cyclocrossers’ impressive performances in the recent Houffalize MTB World Cup and gets exclusive interviews and updates along the way. If you missed her last article about…

  • Catching up with Ryan Trebon – A Quick Q&A

    by Josh Liberles It’s been way too long since we’ve had a chance to check in with 2009 USGP overall series winner and former national champ Ryan Trebon. Luckily, I ran into both Trebon and his teammate, Barry Wicks, at…

  • Summer of Championship MTB Race

    The Manassutten MTB Event Begins July 18th

    ‘Cross legs getting a little too clean? Want to keep those technical skills honed? Virginia area ‘crossers looking to get on some dirt and test their spring fitness should check out the Massanutten Resort Summer of Championship MTB Races. Virginia’s…

  • New Hampshire’s Horror at Harding Hill Adds Cyclocross Category

    The Horror at Harding Hill, New Hampshire, July 18th

    Feel like testing your ‘cross rigs on a pure-blooded MTB course? For the first time in 16 years, The Horror at Harding Hill MTB event, held July 18th in Sunapee, NH, is offering a cyclocross classification. Hey, maybe dust off…

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