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Entries from September 2014

Andreu Lacondeguy’s Winning Run – Red Bull Rampage 2014

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is your 2014 winning run from Red Bull Rampage – Andrew Lacondeguy from Spain.  While his run did not contain the most tricks it was one of the most challenging with a seriously crazy steep natural line that only one other attempted.  That big drop in the middle is 76 feet!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Cam Zink Red Bull Rampage 2014

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Yesterday saw the delayed finals for Red Bull Rampage from Utah where the worlds best freeriders took on the intimidating canyon course.  Last years thrid place Cam Zink put together a run that saw him move up a step to second overall this year.  Here we ride on board with Zink, the GoPro doesn’t do [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video

Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro announces venue for EWS Ireland

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Details are emerging concerning the Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro which will take place next May in Wicklow, Ireland.  The race will be the second round of the 2015 Enduro World Series, the first in Europe following the opening round in New Zealand.  Race day will be Sunday 24th of May with practice opening on [...]

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing

On Track With Curtis Keene – Dirty Deeds – Ep 8

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Curtis Keene’s excellent series continues with a trip to Winterpark in Colorado for round 5 of the EWS.  The elevation is punishing and many riders struggled especially with fatigue.

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Tags: 29er · enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Louisville set to open worlds biggest underground bike park

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

This feels like an April fool but it’s not!  Louisville, Kentucky has a huge underground Limestone cavern under it’s zoo and an operator is currently building an enormous bike park on site.  It’s currently planned to be 320,000 square feet in size with an ambient temperature that doesn’t change year round.  With an opening date [...]

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Follow JC – Jerome Clementz is back!

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Jerome Clementz is back!  The 2013 Enduro World Series champion is back racing Enduro and prepping for his return to the top level at the final round of the 2014 EWS in Finale Ligure the week after next.

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup 2015

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

News is just breaking concerning a new Enduro series run by Glyn O’Brien and his company First Tracks in Northern Ireland next year. Round 1 is slated for the 28-29 of March 2015 in Castlewellan. Round 2 is in Bigwood, Warrenpoint on the 9-10 May 2015. Round 3 will be in Rostrevor on the 4-5 [...]

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Jens Voigt: Before the curtain drops

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Peloton legend Jens Voigt draws a curtain over his amazing career today with an attempt on the hour record.  Voigt is one of the battlers of the peloton renowned for his long hard breakaways, suffering and crashes.  His catchphrase, “Shut up legs” just sums up his persona so well, that and “I get paid to [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Video

Cannondale – UCI MTB World Championships Hafjell 2014

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

The Cannondale XC team check in from the 2014 World Championships in Hafjell.  Featuring Marco Fontana, Manuel Fumic, Anton Cooper and Keegan Swenson.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

Tuesday afternoon motivation

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s Tuesday, the weekend seems a while away.   Here is something to keep you going courtesy of Justin Olsens film of Cody Kelley in Canyons, Park City, Utah.  Live vicariously!

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video

DirtTV Beyond the Bike EP5 | Danny Hart

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments

We are accustomed to asking who is winning but perhaps not at  looking at why someone is not.  Danny Hart gives an intriguing look at what is going on inside his head and what he has to do to win.  With a standout result at the 2011 World Champs he is still in the hunt [...]

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Tags: Downhill · General commentary · Mountain biking

Inside Specialized Racing: EP 10 – 2014 World Championships

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments

The Specialized boys take on the World Championship course in Hafjell in Norway with mixed results.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

2014 Trek Gravity Enduro Ireland Round 4 – Carrick Mountain, County Wicklow

September 10th, 2014 · No Comments

The final round of the Gravity Enduro for 2014 took place this past weekend in Carrick.  Perfect conditions greeted the racers with beaming sunshine, dry trails and a course that was out of this world.  Conditions were perfect and the atmosphere was electric as riders sampled the delights of Carrick in a rollercoaster of perfect [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Josh Bryceland’s second place Worlds run

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Spoiler alert – If you haven’t watched the Red Bull footage yet from the World Champs, well you’ve probably read the headline but don’t watch this yet. Bryceland’s run was looking epic – clean, fast and smooth.  The track doesn’t look gnarly at all yet was a rock fest of massive proportions.  How fast he [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

This is Peaty – Hafjell World Champs 2014 course preview

September 5th, 2014 · No Comments

The UCI Mountain bike World Champs take place this weekend in Hafjell, Norway.  Former World Champ Steve Peat and 2014 World Cup Champion Josh Bryceland take us on a run down the Downhill track.  Looks like a cracker of a course, should provide exciting racing!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 5

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Just ahead of World Champs this weekend, Steve Peat returns with updates from the North American leg of the World Cup including some rather good results for teammate Josh Bryceland…

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Shaun Palmer – The road home

September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Intense cycles have released a teaser video featuring an old name in mountain biking – Shaun Palmer.  With a very successful background in snow boarding  Palmer turned to mountain biking around 1995 and we are long enough in the tooth to remember his break through silver medal at the 1996 World Championships against his old [...]

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Tags: Downhill · General commentary · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

Trans Savoie 2014 video

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Last week the  Trans-Savoie Enduro race took place although to call it a race is a bit of an understatement.  6 days of hard hard racing and Ireland’s own Dan Wolfe came out in 3rd place, a serious achievement!  Look out for him in this video, he makes several appearances  in his Cycleways kit.

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video