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


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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Luca Shaw and Loris Vergier Join Greg Minnaar on the Santa Cruz Syndicate Team

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Check out the cheeky team intro video above to see how the new Santa Cruz Syndicate team is “training” for the 2017 World Cup Downhill season. The Santa Cruz Syndicate downhill team is undergoing some major changes for 2017. With both Steve Peat and Josh “Ratboy” Bryceland retiring from racing World Cups, the team needed some …

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Troy Brosnan Leaves Specialized, Joins New Canyon Factory Downhill Team


After seven years racing on a Specialized, Troy Brosnan is joining the newly-formed Canyon Factory Downhill Team. Brosnan won back-to-back Junior World Championship titles in 2010 and 2011, and has consistently finished in the top ten since moving up to the Elite level, including a win at Fort William in 2014. Brosnan is joined on …

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East Coast Isolation: Mountain Biking in West Virginia


You don’t end up in Snowshoe, West Virginia, by accident. It is, decidedly, in the middle of nowhere. The nearest town of any size – Marlinton – is 30 miles away, and its population barely cracks a thousand people. From Atlanta, where I live, it was a nine and a half hour drive, the last …

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