Erica Tingey Juggles Motherhood and Mountain Bike Racing

Erica Tingey Juggles Motherhood and Mountain Bike Racing

After giving birth to her son, Kirkham, Erica Tingey hadn’t spent much time on a bike. She thought her fitness was pretty much a thing of the past and didn’t really give much thought to her entry in Sport category of the Red Rock Rampage a couple of years ago.…

Utah Youngsters Tearing it up Around the World

Utah Youngsters Tearing it up Around the World

Following in the well-worn slipstream of Utah’s legacy of top-tier cyclists, youngsters like Keegan Swenson and TJ Eisenhart are staking claim as the next big things in the cycling world to hail from the Beehive State.…

Swenson and Tingey Win at Lambert Park USCS

Swenson and Tingey Win at Lambert Park USCS

April 28th saw the first round of the Utah State Championship Series, a dirt circuit cross country in Alpine, Utah. The unique race uses a short cross country circuit of just over 3 miles. Each lap includes two significant climbs, several technical singletrack descents and lots of imbedded rocks.…

MTB Nationals and Ride Sun Valley Festival Return to Sun Valley

(Sun Valley, Idaho) Sun Valley, Idaho is pleased to announce the second year of its signature mountain bike event, Ride Sun Valley. As host to USA Cycling’s Cross Country Mountain Bike National Championship, this event offers something for everyone from recreational riders, to passionate mountain bikers, to the elite racers of the United States during the week of June 30-July, 2012.…

Carey and Smith Top True Grit Field

Carey and Smith Top True Grit Field

The 2nd annual True Grit Epic Bike Race was held March 17th in Saint George, Utah. This year’s event featured 23, 50, and 100-mile options, and was touted by its promoters as “long, technical, and tough!” Truer words were never spoken.…

True Grit (2011 Edition) Held in Epic Conditions

True Grit (2011 Edition) Held in Epic Conditions

This is not your typical race article about winners and losers, and race statistics. Why, because at a point during this race it became a race for survival not a competition to get back first. It became a tale of heroism, perseverance, determination, fortitude against adversity, comradery between fellow mountain bikers, and every single person out on course displayed true grit.…