UCI Announces Downhill World Cup Participants Must Wear Skinsuits Starting in 2015

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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: DH Champs – Rotorua Bike Festival, New Zealand

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DH Champs – Rotorua Bike Festival – Day Two from John Colthorpe / / EIVOMEDIA on Vimeo. Day two of the Rotorua Bike Fesitval was full on with riders coming from around the globe to take part in ripping down the freshly minted Nationals Track. The variation in terrain and speed led to some great …

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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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Video: Urban Mountain Biking At Its Best – The Lyttelton DH

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The normally peaceful Port town of Lyttelton, New Zealand changes to a place of high speed chaos when mountain bikers invade the streets once a year for the Lyttelton Urban Downhill. Racers push their limits down the 1.3km course over driveways, through backyards, off garage roofs, through a house, down stair ways, on to shipping …

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Video: Marcelo Gutierrez And Danny Hart Ride One Of The World’s Best Downhill Tracks

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The world is full of great downhill MTB tracks but Norway’s Hafjell Bike Park might just have the very best, Behold, the Roller Coaster. It’s long, steep, super curvy and features big jumps (lots of them) and fabulous terrain. Widely considered among the best tracks in the world, it’s certainly a personal favorite of Marcelo …

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