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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