Author Archives: "Mimi Lopour"
For the second time this summer, Granby Ranch will host a major mountain bike competition. The Mountain States Cup #7, Sol Survivor, is happening September 4 – 7, 2009, at SolVista Bike Park at Granby Ranch. This latest race comes on the heels of July’s prestigious USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships and helps solidify Granby Ranch’s reputation as one of the nation’s premiere mountain biking hot spots in a 5000-acre residential community.
The latest Summer Of Shred video content is now being released online, and today the SOS Cali Roadtrip went live. It is an 11-minute episode featuring Phil Sundbaum and Andrew Taylor roadtripping through Santa Rosa, Spangler’s jumps in Sacramento, and an entertaining trip to Woodward West. Ben Boyko, Randy Spangler, Blake Robinson and Shawn Wilson also joined the trip, with a few cameos by Harookz as well.
Jack and Jill design bike product. Jill designs bike product for women. Jill does not just “shrink and pink” Jack’s designs, but designs intuitive and ingenious women’s product. Then—wearing her women specific gear—Jill beats Jack up the hill.
Defending World Champion Rachel Atherton just announced that she will not return to racing this year. Rachel has missed the entirety of this season recovering from a severe shoulder injury stemming from a run-in with a car in January. After undergoing surgery this spring, Rachel had initially hoped to return to competition in time to
WHAT: The “Red Bull Stumps, Clump and Jumps” tour hits the west coast August 13-31st with some of freeride’s biggest stars climbing in the RV and hitting the road. The tour kicks off on Thursday in Whistler, B.C. at Crankworx and culminates in the City by the Bay – San Francisco. Along the way, Red
Syncros provides discount product coupons to IMBA members and volunteers as rewards for creating, enhancing and preserving mountain bike trails around the world
For the first time ever in Canada, International riders from Japan, England, Andorra, Slovakia and Spain will join our top North American riders to compete in the inaugural Vancouver/Whistler Biketrials Classic, which is a 2 competition event to prepare our riders for the World Championships in China.
The SoCal League will be undertaking a number of outreach events between now and the start of the next racing season. As a relatively new organization, getting the word out about our League is essential to the future success of the League. To see a list of the currently scheduled outreach events go to the
Freecaster brings you their angle of the downhill racing in Mont Sainte Anne. Includes training, finals, finish line interviews with Sam Hill, Steve Peat and Aaron Gwin …and Greg Minnaar’s high-speed crash that dashed his hopes in the final.
Qualies are in the rear-view mirror for the DH race, with Sam Hill taking the top spot by a resounding seven seconds over Steve Peat. Syndicate teammate Greg Minnaar suffered a front flat and was forced to rely on his “protected” status as a top-20 rider to get into the final tomorrow.
The UCI is proud to announce that the free access online webcasting of the NISSAN UCI Mountain Bike World Cup offered by Freecaster.tv has been watched by a total of 1.75 million viewers around the globe, during the opening five rounds of the DHI and 4X, and four rounds of the XCO.