News: BC Bike Race Day 2, Powell River

Lush woods and rooty trails (photo BCBR)

Powell River is home to some Jurassic Park-esque trails. The trees are large and spaced far apart with little undergrowth. Moss and ferns cover just about everything. There isn’t a whole lot of elevation (1,094m / 3,600′) on this stage, so finishing times were fast. The top five men all finished within 10 seconds of …

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News: Suzuki Nine Knights Coming August 31 – September 5 // Open Call for Wild Card Slots

Riders: Peter Henke and Tobi Wrobel. Photo: David Malacrida

The Suzuki Nine Knights freeride / slopstyle competition is coming to Livigno, Italy this summer and you won’t want to miss the action! Nine Knights is certainly one of the most creative freeride competitions around and the pics and videos are always fun to see. Of course the competition is stacked with pro riders but …

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News: BC Bike Race Underway

Mossy granite (photo BCBR)

The legendary BC Bike Race is underway! This seven-day stage race is a tour of some of the best trails in British Columbia. Cumberland Island hosted the first stage of the week and conditions looked to be hot, dry, and dusty. I can tell you from personal experience, this week is one of the best …

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Race Report: Angel Fire Double Down Enduro

Lots of chunk in the first two stages added to the excitement.

The third stop of the New Mexico Enduro Cup series was in Angel Fire, NM. Consisting of 2 days of racing, Saturday featured backcountry trails in the town of Angel Fire while Sunday consisted exclusively of downhill-style racing at the Angel Fire Bike Park. Mtbparks.com has ranked the Angel Fire Bike Park as the #1 bike …

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Race Report: Bike and Brew Enduro Sponsored by Glorieta Camps

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In conjunction with Outside Bike and Brew Festival as well as the New Mexico Enduro series, Glorieta Camps sponsored and hosted the Bike and Brew Enduro. Though an uncharacteristicly wet weekend in the high desert of New Mexico left many events for the weekend dripping wet, the weather cleared in time for the Bike and …

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Singletrack Summer Camp: Racing the Trans-Sylvania Epic, Part 1

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As one of six kids in a solidly blue collar family, summer camp wasn’t an option. We would instead spend a few weeks each summer visiting our grandparents in rural Michigan. Some of my favorite childhood memories are from  time spent exploring my grandparents’ farm with my siblings. I never felt like I was missing …

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