IMBA Announces New US National Enduro Race Series

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IMBA recently announced title sponsorship for a new US-based, national enduro race series, titled, appropriately enough, the IMBA National Enduro Series. The new series will include 6 stops, with racers vying for a national title based on points accrued during the series. The total prize purse for the series is expected to be $12,000, with equal …

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Frosty’s Race Series Kicks Off with Two Downhill Fat Bike Races

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Fat bike racing is becoming more and more popular each winter, with races taking place pretty much anywhere it snows. But while most fat bike races are XC-style endurance events, the Frosty’s Fat Bike Race Series is adding a new dimension: fat bike gravity racing. The first two stops on the Frosty’s tour offers a downhill race, …

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Newly-Formed Pennsylvania NICA League Kicks Off with Successful Inaugural Season

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As I sipped coffee and braced myself against the cold wind whipping across the lake at Yellow Creek State Park, I listened to 12-year-old Luly speak in nervous anticipation of her first mountain bike race. Luly is a member of the Centre County Crows, a youth mountain bike team based out of State College, PA. …

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2017 Snake Creek Gap Time Trial Registration Open

photo: Robert Milks // Wilderness Adventure Photography

If you’re a mountain biker in the Southeast, chances are you’ve at least heard of the Snake Creek Gap Time Trial. The race has been held every winter since 2005 on the iconic Pinhoti Trail near Dalton, GA. There are two races in the series for 2017, the first is on January 7th and the …

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To Kamikaze or not to Kamikaze – THAT Is The Question

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The Kamikaze. Until I went to Mammoth Lakes this fall to see the scene, ride the trails, and report back, I hadn’t actually seen pictures or video of the legendary downhill race. But as a result of images imported into my brain viewer by a nut-hatch friend of mine who won the race a few …

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Fall Cyclofest Presented by Interbike Well Received by Bike Companies, Other Exhibitors Unsure

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Last week the first-ever Fall Cyclofest presented by Interbike was held at the US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) just outside Charlotte, NC. Designed in part to cater to east coast bike dealers who can’t make it to Las Vegas for the big show each year, Cyclofest was also open to consumers on the final two days …

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