Author Archives: "Brice Lee"
The 2009 North Face Costa Rica Trophy Bike race drew 68 riders of varying levels—including French cross-country luminary Miguel Martinez—all eager to sample the country’s singletrack while soaking up the incredibly diverse scenery. The three-day race took riders through a variety of ecosystems, from lush tropical jungles to steep volcanic mountains, starting from the Arenal [...]
The fabled La Ruta de los Conquistadores, commonly cited as “the world’s toughest mountain bike race,” is once again proving its mettle, this time bouncing back from near financial devastation earlier this year to continue with November’s race on schedule, organizers say.
The Fourth Annual Moab Ho-Down Bike Festival will begin this Friday, October 30, in a weekend of racing, group shuttles and parties that will usher out another mountain biking season in Moab, Utah.
In the East Coast’s last downhill race of the year, the “Last Chance for Glory” event at Plattekill Bike Park lived up to its name as racers fought for the final set of points in their quests to be the king of the hill. The event, the last of Plattekill Bike Park’s USA Cycling seven-race [...]
This weekend’s CORBA Fat Tire Fest will feature group rides and skills clinics coached by the likes of mountain biking luminaries Ned Overend and Brian Lopes, and will also give riders the opportunity to demo new bikes from eight major bike manufacturers, organizers say.
While Crested Butte is renowned for world-class trails like the 401, Deadman’s Gulch and Teocali Ridge, locals routinely venture just beyond town to lesserknown singletrack—a favorite is Doctor Park, a loop of about 20 miles that offers a bit of everything.
Dearest Readers: The dreadful sight you now behold in this photo is indeed the badly bruised buttock of a nameless Bike magazine editor who literally put his own ass on the line to avoid crashing into a rather large weekend warrior who was standing listlessly in the middle of a San Diego downhill run last [...]
Jamie Goldman places 3rd at Roc d’ Azur.
The new race, the “Dam Cold Downhill,” is designed to give local pro racers and amateurs a rare opportunity to race against some of the world’s fastest professionals. Many top pros spend much of the winter in southern California to train in the temperate weather, and several have verbally committed to race in the inaugural event, which is scheduled for January 16-17, 2010. Among those expected to participate are the likes of Sam Hill, Cedric Gracia and brothers Gee and Dan Atherton.