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(Ed’s note: Dre Hestler is filing reports from the Trans Andes Challenge in Chile; see earlier, Part 1 and Part 2.) By Dre Hestler Published: January 30, 2010 Nothing good comes easy. I guess this is one of the mottos I live by, but man, did someone take some liberties when applying it to the [...]
(Ed’s note: Dre Hestler is filing reports from the in-progress Trans Andes Challenge. This is No. 2, covering stages 2 and 3; the first dispatch is here.) By Dre Hestler Published: January 27, 2011 Day 2 Our adventure has us leaving Huilo Huilo/Ewok Village on a journey of 45 miles (67km). We will be traversing [...]
Source: iXS iXS recently released the 2011 schedule for the European, Swiss, German and Rookie Downhill Cup series in the spring, summer and fall. The first of six European Downhill Cups kicks off all racing April 30-May 1, at Monte Tamaro, Switzerland. The iXS European Championships, featuring downhill and “fourcross,” are slated for late August [...]
By Dre Hestler Published: January 24, 2011 A stage race is like a big tour and what better way to see a country than from the saddle of your trusty steed? Chile’s Trans Andes Challenge takes place in the rugged mountains of the Lake District, 600 miles south of Santiago, amid lush rain forest and [...]