Bradford and Moncorge win Inaugural 2012 Bell Wasatch Enduro at Canyons Resort

Bradford and Moncorge win Inaugural 2012 Bell Wasatch Enduro at Canyons Resort

Park City, Utah July 21st 2012 – 6 all-mountain stages, featuring three picturesque climbs and three technical descents, saw Aaron Bradford and Mary Moncorge best a field of 150+ riders in the inaugural Bell Wasatch Enduro at Canyons Resort. Enduro comes in many forms, the most common being a multi stage event where timed descents are linked by untimed climbs. this un-intimidating format welcomes the enthusiast racer while still providing elite racers the ultimate test of skill and fitness. The 17-mile course provided 1,300-feet of climbing and three descents ranging from 6 to 12 minutes each.…

Crusher in the Tushar Answers All Questions

Crusher in the Tushar Answers All Questions

Black clouds swirled overhead. Thunder rumbled in the distance. Enormous, heavy rain drops started to fall from the sky. They thudded against the ground, splashing into the dust and gravel of the forest road. I hurried back to the truck, trying fruitlessly to dodge the rain. The heavens opened in earnest, and the rain began to fall in sheets just as I slammed the doors of the truck shut. The water pelted loudly against the windows and roof. I sat for a moment and watched the fury of the storm.…

Grant Wins 4th Straight Park City Point to Point; Carey Tops Women’s Field

Grant Wins 4th Straight Park City Point to Point; Carey Tops Women’s Field

Early Saturday morning riders were awoken by lightning and heavy rain. Starting at 5 that morning monsoonal rains drenched the bone-dry Park City Point 2 Point racecourse. While the rain and lightning came down, race officials prepared a plan for the day and after a one-hour delay riders were unleashed on the course minus the 11-mile start loop in Round Valley.…

Rebecca Rusch and Alban Lakata Win 2012 Leadville Trail 100 MTB – Results and Report

Rebecca Rusch and Alban Lakata conquered more than 100 miles of challenging Colorado Rockies terrain and elevations as high as 12,424 feet to take be crowned champions at this year's Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Nearly 2,000 riders from 50 states and 35 countries descended upon Leadville, Colorado, to take on the country's most prestigious ultra-distance mountain bike race.…

Go Mode with Alex Grant

Go Mode with Alex Grant

As for the racing itself, I have been lucky enough to sample all kinds of mountain bike events over the past few months: from the big spring endurance races like the Whisky 50 and Gunnison Growler to the highest level of cross country at the Mont Sainte-Anne and Windham World Cups.…

New Enduro Format and Super D Are Gaining in Popularity – Bell Wasatch Enduro to be held at Canyons on July 21

New Enduro Format and Super D Are Gaining in Popularity – Bell Wasatch Enduro to be held at Canyons on July 21

So you've heard of Super D, essentially the descending elements of an XC race, Enduro though? In Europe Enduro is huge and has been growing over the last ten years, why? Well, Enduro is similar to a great day on the trail with your friends only there are prizes and accolades at the end of the day. Enduro comes in many forms, the most common being a multi stage event where timed descents are linked by untimed climbs. this un-intimidating format welcomes the enthusiast racer while still providing elite racers the ultimate test of skill and fitness. Imagine the first minutes of a cross country race, cyclocross race or the last 2 laps of a criterium, a Super D/Enduro stage is just that intense.…

Utah and Idaho Riders Take Home 8 2012 National Cross Country Championships in Sun Valley

The 2012 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships wound into its fourth and penultimate day of competition Saturday at Sun Valley in Ketchum, Idaho. The professional men and women, including the four riders who are slated to represent the United States of America in the 2012 Olympics, took center stage as they competed in their cross-country races presented by Zions Bank after several category 1 age group men and women contested their cross-country race.…

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