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.…

Utah and Idaho Riders Win 5 Category Events at Sun Valley’s MTB Cross-Country Nationals

The first three national championships were awarded Thursday, the first day of the 2012 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships at Sun Valley in Ketchum, Idaho. National titles were awarded in short track cross-country after category 2 and 3 riders contested the mountain bike cross-country race in non-national championship races under cloudy skies and cooler than usual temperatures.…

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