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The first annual Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival, to be held on February 27 28, will showcase some of the sport’s top female riders with events including the California premiere of Awesome Land: Women of Dirt
Seamus McGrath and Andreas Hestler have joined forces to create an off-season training camp where riders can learn and improve their skills and technique under the guidance of the two veteran athletes.
Aimed at capturing the lifestyle of female riders in the testosterone-ridden world of mountain biking, the makers of a new film, Awesome Land: Women of Dirt, hope to shed light on what drives these women athletes.
For the sixth season, Petro has opened the doors to Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike park, and every year, the crowds grow as word spreads and the terrain inside expands. This year, the park opened Oct. 17, but it is hosting its annual opening party this Saturday, November 7.
Racing and rain went hand-in-hand during last weekend’s Gravity East Series finals at Plattekill Mountain, NY, in an exciting weekend of racing in which frontrunner Neko Mulally cemented his place as one of the East Coast’s top gravity racers.
The country’s top mountain bikers went big last weekend at the Sol Vista Nationals in Granby, Colorado, with challenging courses featuring jumps of up to 50 feet on the pro DH track and a mandatory six-foot drop right out of the start gate on the mountain cross course.
#1 July 5-10: Breck Epic Stage races are fun, stage races on dirt are even more fun and they allow riders to keep their dignity. The six-day ultra-endurance race in Breckinridge, Colorado, gives riders plenty of time in the saddle each day, and just to make sure the roadies-cum-mountain bikers get their TdF fix, that
Photos: Morgan Meredith The Canadians like their bacon so thick that we Americans call it “ham.” Apparently, they feel the same way about chain lube. While we settle for lightweight moisturizers like WD-40 or GT-85, our north-of-the-border neighbors have taken to pouring good old 10W-30 on their drivetrains. Wade Simmons, gettin’ it done. Maybe we