April Fools’: UCI Announces Downhill World Cup Participants Must Wear Skinsuits Starting in 2015

Andorra UCI World Cup Steve Peat checks out the Rainbow Stripes ready to wear them mid 2009

The Union Cycliste Internationale, world governing body that sanctions the Downhill World Cup — also known as the UCI — has announced that starting with the 2015 World Cup all participants must wear the same form-fitting skinsuits worn by road and track racers for decreased wind resistance. The news comes as a shock to current …

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Video: Eliot Jackson tears up Queenstown

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Eliot Jackson left the California winter for the picturesque landscape of New Zealand to rip it apart on his Pivot Cycles Phoenix Carbon DH. The comeback kid is in his second season of healthy riding and the Queenstown trails are the perfect place to prep for Crankworx and the World Cup.

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Video: Filip Polc’s Winning Run In Valparaíso, 2015

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By now you know that Filip Polc laid down an immense run to win the City Downhill World Tour stop in Valparaíso, Chile – now ride along with him. The Chilean city set up an insane mtb course down some of its steepest hills and the Polcster was all over it with a confident and …

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Video: Best of Claudio Caluori’s Wild POV Rides

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A must-see video of any UCI World Cup weekend is the inimitable GoPro course preview from Claudio Caluori.   Anyone who has watched a point-of-view video of the Gstaad-Scott manager and veteran downhill speed demon previewing a course over the last three years will understand why the bubbly Swiss man is our go-to for such clips.   Caluori is …

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