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Interviews & Features Archive

See more recent interviews & features from 2008-2009.

2007

Steve Peat: Still getting better
Gary Fisher: Mountain biking's second coming
Mike Janelle: A life remembered
Sue Haywood: Tales from a first La Ruta
Eddie & Namrita O'Dea: The long haul
Moritz Milatz: From running to riding toward an Olympic dream
Adam Craig: Perfecting the balancing act
Tara Llanes: On the road to recovery
Sabine Spitz (part II): Heading full steam to Beijing
Sabine Spitz (part I): Best is yet to come
Christoph Sauser: A successful season
Singlespeed Worlds: A singular experience
The Athertons (part II): The racing game
The Athertons (part I): A family affair
Julien Absalon: Taking aim at #4
Sabrina Jonnier: Defending a world title in rival territory
Jeff Frost: Behind the NMBS scenes
Jeremiah Bishop: Coming into form
Georgia Gould: Going for gold
Willow Koerber: Making the World Cup podium
24 Solo: Movie captures two-man battle for world title

2006

Heather Irmiger: Breaking out again Part I & Part II
Liam Killeen: Formula for success
Steve Peat: Time for luck to change
Pia Sundsedt: Falling in love again
Bart Brentjens: that winning feeling
Ernie Marenchin: six hundred reasons to race
Mike Broderick and Mary McConneloug: Peaceful warriors
Kristin Danielson: Returning to the earth
Hans Rey: Father of freeride
Nat Ross: Going the distance
Emma Colson: Pretty special being in Melbourne
Myles Rockwell:
Rockwell rages on

2005

Dejay Birtch interview: MTB's singlespeeding shonky RV nomad
Roland Green: Time to do something else
Shonny Vanlandingham: Shonny shines
Geoff Kabush: King of NORBA heads for Europe
Alison Dunlap: Ending an era
Monique Sawicki: Your ad in this space
Ned Overend: Just another year
Greg Minnaar: Making up the difference
Cameron Chambers: Earning the hardest national championship
Adam Craig: Just having fun
Sue Haywood: Search for Transcendence
Trent Lowe: T-Lowe takes off
Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski: Take it away, JHK
Geoff Kabush: NORBA's Mr Popularity
Gunn Rita Dahle: The queen of mountain biking
Jessica Ridder: Climb any mountain
Canadian women: fired up for the MTB
Calm before the Storm: Charles Storm, winner of the first NORBA men's marathon, remembers what life was like 10 years ago

2003

Anna Baylis: Ghost rider
Filip Meirhaeghe: World's pressure & taking a break
Marla Streb: Take a walk on the wild side
Chris Eatough - Engineered for endurance
Filip Meirhaeghe interview - more than a mountainbiker
Mary Grigson interview - Nursing mind and body back to form
Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski interview - Boulder and beyond
Jimena Florit interview - Striving for perfection
Wade Bootes interview - Crossing over from dirt to boards
Roland Green - Captain Canada gets on board the 'blue train' in '03

2002

Greg Minnaar: The Fresh Prince of Big Air
Martin Whiteley, Global Racing DS: Think Global, act local
Lisa Mathison: Junior MTB world champion & UCI scholarship holder
Volvo-Cannondale - Defending the top MTB spot (April 2002)

Tech Features & Pro Bikes Archive

See more recent features from 2008-2009.

2007

Pro Bike: Sabrina Jonnier's Team Iron Horse/Monster Energy Iron Horse Sunday World Cup
Pro Bike: Julien Absalon's Team Orbea Orbea Alma
Pro Bike: Liam Killeen's Team Specialized S-Works Epic Carbon
Pro Bike: Geoff Kabush's Team Maxxis Litespeed Sewanee LS
Pro Bike: Adam Craig's Team Giant Anthem Advanced
On Test: Gary Fisher Hi Fi Pro
Worlds Championships Tech: Exclusive race bits for elite racers
2008 Product Launch: Giant
2008 Product Launch: Trek / Gary Fisher
NMBS Race Tech: New frames, brakes, and forks found in the desert
NMBS Race Tech: New race shocks and rubber & new ways to get them there

2006

Pro Bike: Carl Decker's Giant XT-C singlespeed conversion
Pro bike: Sabrina Jonnier's world champion Iron Horse
Pro bike: Steve Peat's Santa Cruz V-10
On test: Ellsworth Truth
Pro Bike: Georgia Gould's Orbea Alma
On test: Scott Scale 10
Pro Bike: Liam Killeen's Specialized S-Works Epic

2005

Pro Bike: Barry Wicks' Kona The King
Pro Bike: Chris Eatough's Trek Top Fuel 110
Pro Bike: Cameron Chamber' Gary Fisher Two-Niners: Part 1: Sugar 292, Part 2: Rig Singlespeed

Diaries - Archive

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Cape Epic diary by Trek / VW Team (2008): Index

For the first time, American-based team Trek / VW is sending racers to the internationally reknown Cape Epic mountain bike race in South Africa from March 28 to April 5, 2008. Two men and two women, all four accomplished in various off-road racing disciplines, come together to take on some of the toughest stage racers world-wide. Chris Eatough, who dominates the American 100 mile and 24-hour endurance scene, has partnered with World Cup racer and US Olympic Team contender Jeremiah Bishop while Xterra Off-Road regular Jenny Smith teams up with Sue Haywood, the winner of El Reto Guatemala, TransRockies, and La Ruta de los Conquistadores.

BC Bike diary by Trek / VW & GFK Teams (2008): Index

The BC Bike Race returns to British Columbia, Canada, for its second annual running from June 28 to July 4, 2008. The popular multi-day mountain bike stage race uses the two-person team format and boasts a large amount of singletrack through the rugged, Canadian backcountry. Follow the adventures day by day from the vantage point of four racers on two teams including last year's winners Chris Eatough and Jeff Schalk (Trek / VW) and first-time competitors Jason Berry and Jon Posner (GFK Racing). Schalk has been dominating the American 100 miler scene while Eatough is a proven champion at both 100 milers and 24 hours races. Film-maker Jason Berry and Jon Posner are long-time endurance enthusiasts and also two of the men behind the movie 24 Solo, which documented Eatough's bid for a seventh 24 hour World Championship Solo title.

The Nat Ross diary (2006 - 2008): Index

Racing for seven years as pro mountain biker, 36-year-old Nat Ross' name is synonomous with endurance racing, and he is a master at 24-hour solo races. The super-chill Ross hails from Colorado and knows how to go the distance, day or night. A winner 24 Hours of Moab in 2004 and 2006, he has been a member of the Subaru Gary Fisher team longer than any other racer.

The Nick Martin diary (2007): Index

27-year-old mountain bike racer Nick Martin (Trek VW) gave up everything three years ago to turn pro and since then, he's been climbing his way up the ladder. He specializes in cross country and endurance off-road events. The Boulder, Colorado, resident aims for a breakthrough year in 2007. In his sights are top 10 finishes at individual races and the overall in the US National Mountain Bike Series (NMBS).

Cape Epic diary by Myriam Saugy (2007): Index

Swiss endurance racer Myriam Saugy documents her training for the Cape Epic mountain bike race to be held in South Africa from March 24 - 31, 2007. She set a goal of participating in the Cape Epic off road stage race two years ago. She rides for Team Texner BMC and is a member of the Swiss endurance national team. Saugy races as an amateur; she is also pursuing a teaching degree in history and geography.

Niki Gudex diary (2004 - 2005) Index

Downhill and cross-country racer, graphic designer and model, Australian mountain biker Niki Gudex is nothing if not versatile. Riding in 2004 for Intense Cycles' new cross-country team, Niki will be concentrating on the NORBA cross-country series, North American World Cup races and of course the Australian series and championships, though she will still ride a few downhills too. Follow her adventures as she crosses over from gravity to heart, legs and lungs in her exclusive diary on Cyclingnews.

Josh Fleming diary (2004 - 2005)

Team Cyclingnews rider Josh Fleming divides his time between the road and the dirt and writes up his adventures for the Team Cyclingnews diary.

Local results archive

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Major Races Archive (Before 2009)

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2008 UCI World Cup

March 15-16: XCM #1, Manavgat/Antalya, Turkey
April 19-20: XCO #1, Houffalize, Belgium
April 26-27: XCO #2, Offenburg, Germany
May 3-4: XCO #3, Madrid, Spain
May 10-11: DHI/4X #1, Maribor, Slovenia
May 31-June 1: XCO #4 & DHI/4X #2, Vallnord, Andorra
June 7-8: XCO #5 & DHI/4X #3, Fort William, Great Britain
July 27-28: XCO #6 & DHI/4X #4, Mont Saint Anne, Canada
August 2-3: XCO #7 & DHI/4X #5, Bromont, Canada
August 30-31: XCO #8 & DHI/4X #6, Canberra, Australia
September 13-14: XCO #9 & DHI/4X #7, Schladming, Austria
October 4-5: XCM #2, Ornans, France

2008 UCI World Championships

June 17-22: World XCO/DHI/4X/Trials Championships, Val di Sole, Italy
July 6: World Marathon Championships, Villabassa, Italy

2008 Olympic Games - Beijing, China

August 22: Women's MTB
August 23: Men's MTB

2008 US Mountain Bike National Calendar (MBNC)

Cross Country

March 15-16: 20th Annual Keyesville Classic, Lake Isabella, CA (XC/ST)
March 30: Chickasaw Trace Classic, Columbia, TN (XC/ST)
March 30: Fontana NMBS #1, Fontana, CA (XC/ST) (C1)
April 6: NOVA NMBS #2, Fountain Hills, AZ (XC/ST) (C2)
April 12-13: MSC #1, Fruita, CO (XC/ST)
April 27: Greenbriar Challenge, Frederick, MD (XC)
May 3-4: Idyllwild Spring Challenge, Idyllwild, CA (XC/TT)
May 18: Stump Jump 2008, Spartanburg, SC (XC)
May 18: Santa Ynez Valley NMBS #3, Los Olivios, CA (XC/ST) (C2)
May 23-26: MSC #3/Chile Challenge, Angel Fire, NM (XC)
June 1: 14th Annual Bump & Grind, Birmingham, AL (XC)
June 1: Massanutten Hoo Ha, McGaheysville, VA (XC)
June 14-15: Subaru Cup, Mt Morris, WI (XC/Stage)
June 22: Dawg Dayz MTB Classic, North Little Rock, AK (XC/ST)
June 29: Deer Valley NMBS #4, Park City, UT (XC/ST) (C1)
July 11-13: MSC #6 / Blast the Mass, Snowmass, CO (XC)
July 12: NMBS #5, Windham Mountain, Windham, NY (XC)
July 17-20: USAC National Championships, West Dover, VT (XC/ST) (C1)
August 1-3: MSC #8, Telluride, CO, (XC/HC)
August 30-31: NMBS #6 (Finals), Brian Head, Utah (XC/ST)
September 6-7: The Fall Classic, Breckenridge, CO (XC/ST)
October 25: Piney Hills Classic, Ruston, LA (XC)

Endurance

February 16: Mas o Menos 100km, Terlingua, TX (marathon)
February 16: 12 hours of Santos, Ocala, Florida (12 hr)
May 2-3: Dirt Sweat & Gears, Fayetteville, TN (12 hr)
June 21: Cowbell Challenge, Charlotte, NC (12 hr)
July 4: US National Marathon Championships, Breckenridge, CO (marathon)
July 26: Galena Grinder, Ketchum, ID (marathon)
August 2-3: US 24 Hour National Championships, Wausau, WI (24 hr)
September 20-21: Payson Stampede, Payson, AZ (24 hr)
October 25: National MTB Oktoberfest, Davidson, NC (8 hr)

Gravity

March 15: 20th Annual Keyesville Classic, Lake Isabella, CA (DH)
May 3-4: MSC / Chalk Creek Stampede, CO (DS/4X)
May 26: MSC / Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM (DH/MX/DS) (C2)
June 20-22: 3rd Annual Capital Cup at WISP, McHenry, MD (DH/DS)
July 12-13: MSC Blast the Mass, Snowmass, CO (DH/MX/DS) (C1)
July 17-20: US National Championships, West Dover, VT (DS/DH) (C1)
August 1-3: MSC / Full Tilt, Telluride, CO (DH/DS)
August 1-3: MSC, Sol Vista, CO (DS/MX) (was rescheduled)
August 29-31: MSC Gravity Finals, Sol Vista, CO (DH/DS)
August 31: Whiteface 3rd Annual Downhill 5k, Wilmington, NY (DH)

2008 US National Ultra Endurance (NUE) 100 miler Series

April 19: Cohutta 100 (Tennessee)
May 31: Mohican 100 (Ohio)
June 14: Lumberjack 100 (Michigan)
July 19: Breckenridge 100 (Colorado)
July 26: Wilderness 101 (Pennsylvania)
August 16: Fool's Gold 100 (Georgia)
August 31: Shenandoah 100 (Virginia)
September 6: Tahoe-Sierra 100 (California)

2007 UCI World Cup

March 17: XCM#1, Gran Canaria, Spain
April 21-22: XCO#1, Houffalize, Belgium
May 12-13: 4X/DHI#1, Vigo, Spain
May 26-27: XCO#2, Offenburg, Germany
June 9-10: XCO#3, 4X/DHI#2, Champery, Switzerland
June 22 - 24: XCO#4, 4X/DHI#3, Mont St Anne, Quebec, Canada
July1: XCO#5, St Félicien, Canada
July 7-8: 4X/DHI#4, Schladming, Austria
July 7-8: XCM#2, Villabassa, Italy
July 15: XCM #3, Oisans, France
September 15-16: XCO#6, 4X/DHI#5, Maribor, Slovenia

2007 US Mountain Bike National Calendar (MBNC)

Cross Country

March 25: Chicksaw Trace Classic (Columbia, TN)
March 31: NMBS #1 (Phoenix, AZ)
April 1: SERC#2: Knobscorcher (Bryson City, NC)
April 15: Sea Otter Classic
April 15: Bikesport Presents the Warda Race (Warda, TX)
April 22: Tiger Rag 2007 (Clemson, SC)
April 27-29: NMBS #2: Santa Ynez Valley Classic (Santa Barbara, CA)
April 29: Greenbriar Challenge (Greenbriar, MD)
May 5: NMBS #3 (Fontana, CA)
May 6: Stump Jump 2007 (Spartanburg, SC)
May 12: Maplelag MTB Spring Opener (Callaway, MN)
May 12-13: Idyllwild Spring Challenge (Idyllwild, CA)
May 20: Coyote Classic (Boise, ID)
May 26-27: NMBS #4* Chile Challenge (Angel Fire, NM)
June 3: Bump & Grind (Pelham, AL)
June 16-17: NMBS #5 (Park City, UT)
June 24: Dawg Dayz MTB Classic (North Little Rock, AR)
July 7-8: NMBS #4 (Sonoma, CA)
July 14-15: Blast the Mass (Snowmass Village, CO)
July 28: NMBS #6 (Banner Elk, NC)
July 28: Galena Grinder (Ketchum, ID)
Aug 2-6: Snowshoe MTB Festival (Snowshoe, WV)
August 10-12: NMBS #7: Finals (Snowmass Village, CO)
August 18-19: Subaru Cup (Mt. Morris, WI)
August 18-19: Idaho State Championships/Tamarack (Donnelly, ID)
August 31-September 1: Camp Eagle Classic (Rocksprings, TX)
September 1-3: Mt. States Cup #8: Keystone Climax (Keystone, CO)
October 27-28: Piney Hills Classic (Ruston, LA)

* Cross country earns NMBC points, but no NMBS points.

Endurance

February 15-17: Mas O Menos 100K (Terlingua, TX)
February 17: 12 hours of Razorback (Reddick, FL)
April 28: Dirt, Sweat, and Gears (Fayetteville, TN)
May 5-6: Payson Stampede (Payson, AZ)
June 23: Cowbell Challenge (Charlotte, NC)
July 28: Galena Grinder (Ketchum, ID)

Gravity

April 12-15: Sea Otter Classic (Monterey, CA)
April TBD: Duryea Downhill (Reading, PA)
May 5-6: NMBS #3 (Fontana, CA)
May 12: Massanutten Yee Ha! (McGaheysville, VA)
May 26-27: NMBS #4: Chile Challenge (Angel Fire, NM)
June 16-17: NMBS #5 (Park City, UT)
July 7-8: NMBS #4 (Sonoma, CA)
July 14-15: Blass the Mass (Snowmass Village, CO)
July 28-29: Mountain States Cup #6 (Telluride, CO)
July 28-29: NMBS #6 (Banner Elk, NC)
August 10-12: NMBS #7: Finals (Snowmass Village, CO)
August 18-19: Idaho State Championships/Tamarack (Donnelly, ID)
August 31-September 1: Camp Eagle Classic (Rocksprings, TX)
September 1-3: Mountain States Cup #8: Keystone Climax (Keystone, CO)
September 15-16: Plattekill Extreme (Roxbury, NY)
October 5-7: Rock Mountain G3 Series #3: Final Ascent (Angel Fire, NM)

Note: NMBS #1 and #2 do not offer gravity event points.

2007 US National Ultra Endurance (NUE) 100 miler Series

April 21: Cohutta (Tennessee)
June 2: Mohican (Ohio)
June 16: Lumberjack (Michigan)
July 22: Breckenridge (Colorado)
August 4: Wilderness 101 (Pennsylvania)
August 25: Endurance 100 (Utah)
September 2: Shenandoah Mountain 100 (Virginia)

2007 UCI World Championships

September 3-9: World Championships, Fort William, Scotland

2006 UCI World Cup

Mar 31-1: UCI XCO 1 , Curacao
May 6-7: DHI/4X 1, Vigo
May 6-7: XCM 1, Naoussa
May 13-14: XCO 2, Madrid
May 20-21: XCO 3, Spa Francorchamps
May 27-28: XCO 4 DHI/4X 2, Fort William
June 3-4: DHI/4X 3, Willingen
June 17-18: XCM 2, Mont Saint Anne
June 24-25: XCO 5/DHI/4X 4, Mont Saint Anne
July 1-2: DHI/4X 5, Balneario Camborio
July 8-9: XCM 3, Villabassa
July 29-30: XCM 4, Val Thorens
Aug 13: UCI Marathon World Championship, Oisans
Aug 22-27: UCI XCO/DHI/4X World championships, Rotorua
Sep 9-10: XCO 6 / DHI/4X 6, Schladming

2006 US NORBA National series

May 5-7: NORBA # 1, San Dimas, CA
June 10-11: NORBA # 2, Sugar Mountain, NC
June 17-18: NORBA # 3, Mount Snow, VT
July 8-9: NORBA # 4, Deer Valley, UT
July 15-16: USA MTB National Championship, Sonoma, CA
Aug 5-6: NORBA # 5, Brian Head, UT
Aug 12-13: NORBA Finals, Snowmass, CO

2006 US Ultra MTB National 100-miler Series

June 3: Mohican MTB 100, Ohio
June 17: Founder's Lumberjack 100, Michigan
July 15: Breckenridge 100, Colorado
July 29: Wilderness 101, State College, Pennsylvania
Aug 26: The Endurance 100, Park City, Utah
Sep 3: Shenandoah Mountain 100, Harrisonburg Virginia

 

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2008

UCI World Cup
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US National Ultra Endurance (NUE) 100 miler Series

2007

UCI World Cup
US Mountain Bike Natinoal Calendar (MBNC)
US National Ultra Endurance (NUE) 100 miler Series
UCI World Championships

2006

UCI World Cup
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US Ultra MTB 100 miler Series
UCI World Championships

2005

2005 World Championships

2004

2004 World Championships
2004 Olympic Games

Mountain Bike (MTB) News & Racing Roundups

2008 - Archive

Friday, June 27
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Switzerland & France win worlds bragging rights, Eyes toward Australia, Time for a break for some, Deer Valley NMBS #4 for the opportunists, French Olympic team named, Minnaar joins UCI Commission, Legend honoured, Schalk & Sornson tops in Lumberjack 100, Sauser wins world on new bike, Mike & Mary diary
Friday, June 13
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Great Divide racers get second option, Marathon World Cup winners favorites for European championship, Brentjens to fourth Olympics, Strobel to return to racing, Jeep KOM comes with festival, NUE round four to Michigan, On test: Gary Fisher's lightest full-suspension platform, BC Bike Race attracting top talent
Thursday, June 12
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Premont captures first World Cup victory, Tough luck tests Merida in Fort William, Gold to Graves, Moseley wins on home turf, Second Trans Germany crowns winners, Experience pays off at Big Bear, Record numbers to compete at World Championship, German, Swiss, US & Canadian teams for worlds, An interview with Kalentieva, Casalegno out with injury
Friday, June 6
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Emmett hits her stride, Olympic course gets more technical, Juarez to tackle his first Big Bear, NPS Director to speak at IMBA World Summit, Partners support historic Eastern trail system, NorCal racer earns trip to worlds, O'Dea diary, Dutch 4X series, Dirty Dawg
Thursday, June 5
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Athertons make World Cup history, Fullana steps up, Sauser claims perfect victory, MS Intense go one-two, Blenkinsop visits first World Cup podium, Absalon staying on top, Schalk & Shogren triumph in Ohio, Waite & Richardson win Hoo-Ha!, Worldclass marathon challenge, British select worlds team, Geoff Kabush diary
Thursday, May 29
MTB News & Racing Round-up - NUE Series to Ohio's Mohican 100, Massanutten Hoo-Ha! celebrates 20 years, Griffiths successful at US Open, McDermott wins Qashqai, Jackson & Smith fastest at Anaconda, Champions crowned at US 4X nationals, Two racers sitting out Andorra World Cup, Full Australian & partial US worlds team selected, Sam Schultz Pro Bike
Friday, May 23
MTB News & Racing Round-up - SoBe / Cannondale team back in action, Racers respond to Fumics, Going long at the Anaconda, Swisspower cup, Trips for Kids workshop at IMBA Summit, Fundraiser honors memory of racer, Pink bike raffle, Rocky Mountain partners with IMBA, Hong Kong series, BURN 24 hour Challenge
Thursday, May 22
MTB News & Racing Round-up - NMBS #3 sees new winners, Swiss excel at European cross country championships, Peaty continues reign as downhill king, Bromont round opens Canada Cup, Staatsmeisterschaften crowns Austrian champions, Test of Metal route changes, Tour of Durango launch party set, Nat Ross diary
Friday, May 16
MTB News & Racing Round-up - NMBS returns to California, Fullana ready, Britain for Continental XC Champs, O'Deas enjoy "home" advantage, New Australian stage race, 4X Doubleheader in Bridgnorth, South Africa's Speedy & Muhl duel, Mike & Mary diary, NorCal fundraiser, Freeride rookies given chance, Aussie calendar changes, Auction helps Murray, Roc du Littoral
Wednesday, May 14
MTB News & Racing Round-up - 4X opens gravity World Cup season in Slovenia, Familiar downhill stars reign in World Cup, Bryceland injured in spectacular crash, World's best to downtown Lisboa downhill, Gunn-Rita diary: A return to the top, Bikes Belong awards spring grants, Highland Fling MTB Marathon
Saturday, May 10
MTB News & Racing Round-up - On the trail with Sabine Spitz, Hill ready for downhill World Cup opener, ECP-Tau riders to represent Spain, IMBA volunteer stewardship program renewed, Velirium to rock Mont-Sainte-Anne, Eastern Canada gets stage race, Houffalize tech, Irminger's new steed, O'Dea diary, Watch Valley Bike Cup
Thursday, May 8
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Dahle Flesjå back to the beginning, Three in a row for Absalon, Premont & Dahle battle in Madrid, Kenda & Tomac launch new downhill team, Ghost picks up healthy sponsorship, Juarez & Sawicki win Dirt Sweat & Gears, NMBC standings updated, Keith Bontrager diary, Pro Bike: Todd Wells, F1RST and Seasons showing worldwide
Saturday, May 3
MTB News & Racing Round-up - World's best ready in Madrid, More burglaries at World Cup, European Marathon Champs to Albstadt, George looks for success in Graskop, Probike: Irina Kalentieva, New Zealand picks for Worlds, Introducing Women Who Ride Club, Dirt Sweat & Gears, El Reto de los Misioneros returns to Peru, Kellevie hosts six hour race, USA gravity and endurance rankings, Mid-Atlantic Cup accepting teams
Thursday, May 1
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Legendary Cactus Cup returns, NMBS finals relocate to Brian Head, Kalentieva and Absalon win in Offenburg, Unlucky weekend for the Multivan Merida , A World of potential for Wells, Hannah stays "home" for 2008, Wheeler and O'Dea win 24-hour NPS opener, Canada boasts another stage race, IMBA contest calls for short films, O'Dea diary: Testing the new bikes
Friday, April 25
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Racers ready for World Cup round two, Bike thieves strike at Houffalize, World's fastest gravity racers converge at Sea Otter, Singlespeeders flock to Rotorua, US Nationals bids sought, Southern California summit, Tragedy at Sea Otter, Simoni contemplates worlds, New SRAM items, Whiskey Off-Road honors Janelle, 24 hours of Vail Lake, NSW & ACT reintroduce dual slalom
Saturday, April 19
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Houffalize opens World Cup cross country season, Niner Bikes pairs with IMBA, Mike & Mary diary, Hessler to race Baja, Plattkill signs Ulmer, Greenbrier important for American juniors, Watch Valley Bike cup starting, Chase the Sun series, Scottish Borders to host festival
Friday, April 18
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Cohutta 100 to open NUE series, Sea Otter action starts, Spitz & Kurschat collect German victories, Vogel & Leumann win in Muttenz, Injury sidelining Stander, Pedros under new ownership, Fumic brothers suspended, MTBA 2007-8 schedule, NPS 4X series starting, Llanes benefit auction
Sunday, April 13
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Barel starts new downhill team, Epic shopping list impresses, Final Cape Epic diary, Gispert assumes Spanish series lead, Gunn-Rita diary, Kobold Watch / Cannondale team, Steamboat Springs shortens format, Bullrider becomes Anaconda Enduro, Rocky Mountain goes on tour, US 24hr Nationals back to Wisconsin, Record entries for No Fuss series, Seasons to premiere in Boston, NorCal League hosts new race
Friday, April 11
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Cannondale Vredestein team learns lesson & adopt insurance policy, Words of advice from Cape Epic winners, Gould & Kabush continue NMBS domination, Pan American titles awarded in Venezuela, NMBS Finals to relocate, Dahle Flejsĺ returns to podium, Juarez leads Team MonaVieCannondale.com around world, iXS European Downhill Cup selects Italian venue, Swisspower Cup round three
Saturday, April 5
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Cape Epic day in the life, NMBS #2 heads to blooming desert, Madrid preps for World Cup, Fisher rolls out 29er crew, Pokoj joins Felt, USAC offers U23 incentives, Irish Olympian almost selected, Filmakers to Greenbriar, Determination sees Kempson through, UCI appoints Ball, Swisspower Cup to Winterthur, MASS kicks off with unique team relay, Virginia DeRailer Series
Friday, March 28
MTB News & Racing Round-up - NMBS opening in Fontana, Time bonuses spice up Cape Epic, Cape Epic Diary: Counting down, English & Van Der Spiegel crowned Australian 24 hour solo champions, Compton returns to the dirt, Polish racers ready for race series & Olympic selection, Adidas team extended, Swisspower Cup starting in Buchs, IMBA Epic Rides, Gunn-Rita diary, Châtel to host snowy downhill, VisitPA team
Saturday, March 22
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Kalentieva follows her own path, Cape Epic draws most competitive field, Zimbabwe cyclists to first Olympic Games, Bennett finds success at Oceanias, Mountain bikers face threat of illness, K-Capital #2 to Moneyscalp, Support grows for Voreis' Tour, O'Dea Diary, Outdoor Outreach fundraiser, Introducing new Burnaby Mountain race, SXC series
Wednesday, March 19
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Marathon opens UCI World Cup season, Hermida "satisfied" with Spanish Cup debut, Kugler & Henzi collect overall Sunshine Cup victories, Muddy Mundy defends South African title, Australia & New Zealand take turns dominating at Oceanias, La Ruta winner gets nod for Beijing, Schultz brothers break away together, Gunn-Rita diary, Alpine Bikes Winter Series round three
Saturday, March 15
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Kugler & Henzi close to overall Sunshine Cup wins, Stander & Speedy favorites for South African Nationals, ALB Gold readies for first marathon World Cup, UCI counts record registrations, 24 hours of Dubai cancelled after rider's death, 24 Hours of Adrenalin & IMBA Canada partner, BC Bike sells out, BMC Australia racers gone overseas, Swisspower Cup, International MTB Cup, Bike Asia 100
Friday, March 14
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Australians travel to Nelson in force for Oceanias, McGrath switches teams, Crashes mar Sunshine Cup round four, Cannondale-Vredestein riders celebrate back-to-back wins, Leov & Macleod win New Zealand Open, Voices heard on Capitol Hill, All Mountain stage race highlights Keyesville Classic, USAC adds four cross nationals, 24 hours of Dubai, SERC season gets going
Friday, March 7
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Multivan Merida Team ready to start racing, Shimano & IMBA release economic study on mountain biking, Spitz eases into the Olympic season with two wins, Utah to host new American XC stage race, Jamie Whitmore sidelined with tumor, El Reto del Quetzal gets new venue, Bray to blast off for K-Cap, Alison Dunlap Junior Olympic MTB Series
Wednesday, March 5
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Dunlap cycles through retirement, Paulissen & Hurikova win Afxentia Stage Race, Houltham & McDermid ride away at Karapoti, Campos happy with season's start, Elite Australians set sights on Olympics, Dual Stunt racing format to make Sea Otter debut, Team Lost Coast Brewery grows, Qashqai Challenge 2008, Gravity East Series returns for second year, US Open of Mountain Biking
Friday, February 29
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Wide open racing expected at Karapoti Classic, Sauser & Stander team up, Best New Zealand singlespeeders to head to worlds, No more caffeine for high school racers, Mountain bikers to advocate at US National Bike Summit, Team Yeti / Fox Shox picks up more support, Cranky Monkey series set
Thursday, February 28
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Kessiakoff & Irmiger start season with wins, Afxentia to host next two rounds of Sunshine Cup, Jongewaard & Smith reign in Otway Odyssey, New Zealand crowns national champions, Canada sets national calendar, Road world champions help out school mountain biking, 24 hours of Moab goes galactic, Dusk to Dawn 12 hour challenge still on
Friday, February 22
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Kenda Titus Hayes captures Old Pueblo win, Sager & Smith crowned Mas o Menos champions, Paulissen to meet Kessiakoff at Sunshine Cup opener, Otway Odyssey draws top racers, Offenburg modifies course, Cannondale-Vredestein sets sights on Beijing, Sydor & Prémont to lead Rocky Mountain, TIS to host Australia's National Program, iXS European Downhill Cup, Minaar welcomed to Santa Cruz, Cycling BC happy, Pioneers tip glasses for TFK, Llanes Benefit Jam, Gunn-Rita diary, BH SR Suntour team
Saturday, February 16
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Rebecca's new adventure, 24 Hours of Old Pueblo draws more riders, Subaru-Gary Fisher stays strong, Spitz training for Beijing, Blenkinsop inks two year deal, Ergon signs two legends, Pros throw down at Ray's, Stage racing to India, Australia selects juniors for worlds, Sea Otter caters to all, GHORBA & SORBA win Bikes Belong grants, Mike & Mary diary from Chile, 24 Hours of Kellevie celebrates year two, 24 Hours of Rotorua to serve as Worlds qualifier, Midwest Fat Tire series
Wednesday, February 6
MTB News &Racing Round-up - The American road to the big show, Australian champions back up wins, Colorado Epic postponed, London Olympic organizers told to seek another course, Federau chases Olympic dream, IF backs team, Käss sees early season setback, Brodie signs Brass, Wanted: Junior downhillers from British Columbia, Costa Rica race features volcanoes, AY-Up Dusk to Dawn postponed, Klunkerz travels with stars, Coronet Peak season wrap-up
Saturday, February 2
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Pros prepare in Israel, Kona Team shifts focus, Hermida switches season, Atkinson scores silver behind Rennie, Fort William to see a new kind of event, TransAlp 2008 unveiled, Trail Tune-Up grants awarded, MMBA kids' bikes stolen, F1RST to premiere at Sea Otter, Costa Rica boasts second stage race, Government to honor Fort Lewis Collegiate Team
Saturday, January 26
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Eatough to defend NUE series title, UK gets first all-female UCI trade team, Belgians to head competition at revised Sunshine Cup, TransAndes bringing stage racing to Chile, Four riders join Team Garmin-DCM, George leads MTN Energade team, Trek / VW finalizes 2008 team, Tokyo Joe's picks up elite junior development team, Gravity riders to converge in Nevada over St. Patty's weekend
Friday, January 25
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Jackson and Fry collect Wildside wins, Spitz forms new team, UCI announces remaining Olympic qualifying places, US Olympic long team named, Australian Nationals returns to Canberra, Jongewaard to stand trial over crash, New Zealand classic race fills up & offers bonus, South African series gets more sponsorship, West Virginia advocates surprised by bill threatening access
Friday, January 18
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Landis to race NUE series, Pure Tasmania Wildside starts this weekend, Fort William event wins award, Tomac back to racing, Singlespeeders get more support at 24 Hours of Adrenaline Worlds, Jalabert & Chiappucci to Moroccan MTB marathon, Masters Worlds prep begin, Race face goes grassroots, Merida MTB series, Winter short track series to Charlotte
Thursday, January 17
MTB News & Racing Round-up - A Luna star in the making, Racers crash and run in two Australian 4X rounds, Leov & Hagen take top points in New Zealand, Gullickson named USAC off-road program manager, Gran Canaria caters to women, Thomson bash goes on despite founder's passing, Gunn-rita diary & Pro Bike, Action in Asia
Friday, January 11
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Coronet Peak hosts two South Island Cup rounds, Stropparo leads Ideal Bikes, Lehikoinen back on bike, Kenda, Titus & Hayes support team, Gispert closes ECP-Tau Cerámica roster, Merida Czech & CeMBA partner, Australian 4X seriesto wrap up, Juarez's calendar filling, Alaskans race despite winter, Corrected NUE series calendar
Wednesday, January 9
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Baja Epic adds to growing stage race calendar, Killeen shows early season form, Cyclingnews reader poll - Best mountain biker racers, Olympic MTB selection one step closer, Man's alleged retaliation threatens riders, Smaller Team Squamish ready for intense season, Bikercross draws winter downhillers
Thursday, January 3
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Wake-n-Bake elite team launched, Fullana signs new contract, MTBers fare well in Canadian awards, New Zealand's South Island Series next stop, Kessiakoff to Cyprus, Coloma heads ECP-Tau Ceramica team, Test of Metal sells out, DS&G fights against cancer & for equal prize money, O'Dea Diary, Montana mountain bikers unite, Winter downhilling returns to Pennsylvania

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