80 percent growth as 2010 Racing Series kicks off this weekend at Vail Lake
GLENDALE, Calif. (March 2, 2010) – The Southern California High School Mountain Bike Racing Series follows up on a highly successful inaugural series with a five-race season that is attracting considerable attention from high school students across southern California. The season gets [...]
So hot it’s cool: Solar power comes to the Sea Otter Classic
MONTEREY, Calif. Each of the past several years, the Sea Otter Classic has substantially subtracted from its carbon footprint by ratcheting up efforts to make the event more sustainable. Incentives to reduce waste, preferred parking for carpoolers and hybrid or other alternative fuel vehicles, [...]
Joe Smith’s plan for next year is to keep doing what he’s always been doing-just a little bit faster. Training and staying in the right mindset is also key for this super talented racer from Wales. Over the winter Joe’s been working with a personal trainer, focused on gaining strength and flexibility. A pre-season training [...]
Squamish B.C. March 10th, 2010 – Production for Anthill Films’ new mountain bike movie Follow Me is wrapping up and the wait to see one of the most anticipated action sport films of the year is almost over. With the official teaser for Follow Me just completed you can now get a glimpse at what [...]
With the 90% chance of rain yesterday, I was sure that I was going to get wet on the way home from work. The rain ended up going south of us and we stayed dry. After checking out the radar this morning, it looks like there will definitely be some rain today, but I think most of it ... — full article at ashevillejanes.blogspot.com
WASHINGTON, D.C., Wednesday, March 10, 2010—Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is proud to announce its partnership with GoogleTM as an official content provider for Google Map’s brand-new biking directions functionality. The release of this long-awaited feature allows Google Maps users to type in their destination and receive directions for the best bicycling route. Previously, Google was able [...]
Colorado-based off-road team strengthens its roster with new national-level talent
Irvine, CA (March 10, 2010) – Felt Bicycles is proud to announce it is continuing its sponsorship of the Mafia Racing off-road team in 2010. The Colorado-based Mafia Racing program started in 2007 and has grown each year to extend its reach to the national level [...]
I rode Tuesday thinking I wouldn't be able to ride Wednesday prior to the CT NEMBA monthly chapter meeting in Middletown, only to find that my afternoon suddenly freed up so I popped smoke , swung by the house to pick up my bike and drive north! I hate having to stop by the house on my way ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Factory Team Updates:
We were back in Fontana, CA this past weekend for round number 5 of the SHIMANO Winter Series. This was also the Finals, and carried double points for all racers who made it out there.
Read The Full Race Report and Tons more Photos Here>>
source: Quinton Spaulding, KHS Racing
Photos by: Monique Spaulding & BlueFire [...]
Google announces a brand new feature for the popular Google Maps – Biking Directions for cyclists who commute, like to explore new trails, or go on recreational rides.
Mountain View, CA – If you’re one of the 57 million Americans who ride a bike, mapping your daily commute, exploring new trails, and planning recreational rides just [...]
One of the (many) upsides of taking pictures for a living is that the warm, fuzzy glow of satisfaction from seeing your work in print never really goes away. I've been doing this for 14 years and I still get excited when a mag with my pictures in plops onto the doormat. On the other ... — full article at sebrogers.typepad.com
What were you thinking? Did you actually think you could rush to market your Basecamp application and hope you would stand a chance to compete against Topofusion? I think you still have Dorothy's red slippers on and you are still chanting: "We will beat Topofusion; we will beat Topofusion!" ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
…so I could open up in a new spot! It is hard to believe but it has been 3 years since I moved to Grand Junction and opened up my own training facility. So, my wife and I looked around and found us an even better spot to work out of.
As much as I loved our old place it always felt a ... — full article at bikejames.com
Peak Fitness & Performance aids individuals and families in reaching and maintaining their healthiest level through professional training, education and support. We use scientifically-proven, state-of-the-art methods to measure your progress. With these indicators you can evaluate exactly where ... — full article at peakfitnessandperformance.com
Proceeds from titanium frame grand prize drawing to benefit Southeast area trails
Steamboat Springs, CO (March 8, 2010) – Moots has teamed up with Dirt, Sweat & Gears as the title sponsor to assist with IMBA/SORBA’s continuing efforts to provide trail accessibility for the Southeast mountain biking community. In addition to event support, Moots will donate [...]
Suspension and component manufacturer SR Suntour is pleased to announce the establishment of SR Suntour North America. This new subsidiary will be based in Vancouver, WA. Darrell Voss who has led SR Suntour’s US activities for the past eleven years will be Director of this new venture and will oversee all of the company’s activities [...]
Twelve months, twelve short documentaries on a long way to success. Trainings. Races. Travelling. Life. This is TWELVE – a new project of the pro mountain biker and BMXer Michal Prokop. Rob Trnka’s camera takes the past month of Michal, just as he has actually spent it. Without any adornments and planning. It doesn’t aim [...]
We are pleased to announce that issue 4 of IMBIKEMAG is live. This issue is packed with some amazing videos, photos and articles. Highlights include an interview with film maker Derek Westerlund, famous for the NWD series of MTB movies. Oli Beckingsale pops by and we also head to Swinley Forest for our trail guide. [...]
If I had more time (daylight) this ride could have been a ten miler by doing a round tripper on the Gussy but all I was able to do was one way and loop at Dinglebrook. Next week, now that Daylight savings kicks in this weekend, things could be different. The Gussy is still soft in some places ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Norco LT 6.1 – 2010 – First look
Review by Lee Lau
Norco is a Canadian company that’s established its bona fides in designing bikes that deliver value for money. Norco provided me with the LT 6.1 bike to ride and long-term test. This “First Looks” article serves as an introduction to the LT 6.1; a future [...]
Escondido, California – Dean Racing Development (DRD) Tomac kicked off our unofficial start to the 2010 season this past weekend in two different countries and with great attention! Team leaders Kieran Bennett & Robin Baloochi debuted their new DRD Tomac Primer 220’s at two events – the Skyline Screamer in Wellington, New Zealand, [...]
The SCOTT-Swisspower Mountain Bike Racing Team had a successful second round of the 2010 Maremma Cup in Massa Marittima, Tuscany with Florian Vogel and Nino Schurter earning second and third spots on the podium respectively.
As a stop on the World Cup calendar this year, Maremma attracted the world’s elite riders including Italian Champion Marco Aurelio [...]
I am just about to move from phase 1 to phase 2 in the UMWP. When I move from the last week of phase 1 to the first week of phase 2 I am unsure of how much I should be dropping my weight load down to. For example in phase 1 for the straight leg dead lift the load progression I ... — full article at bikejames.com
June 24 – 27, 2010
The First Annual Sun Valley Rhythm & Ride: Bike and Music Festival, will take place June 24-27, 2010 in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho. The festival features 4 days of activities in one of the best single-track environments around. Events include: Ketchum Cruiser Criterium, Sheep Town Fat Tire Rally, Sawtooth Century Bicycle [...]
Camping is still available at the Sea Otter Classic – April 15-18, 2010
-Most economical way to enjoy Sea Otter
-Stay on-site near the action
-Many choices for a camping area
-Visit with new and old friends or teammates
-Great family vacation
Be a part of North America’s largest Cycling Festival & Consumer Expo located in beautiful Monterey, CA.
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March 6, 2010 Georgia, USA
The Snake Creek Gap Time Trial series in Dalton, GA is quickly turning into a Southern favorite for winter racing. The race attracts people from all over the east coast and mid-west US. March 6 was the third and final of the monthly time trails on the rugged 34 [...]
Chalet JoJo - catered ski holiday in the French Alps Francais • Norsk • Dansk • Svensk Whether it is a winter ski holiday or a summer mountain biking holiday you are after, here at Chalet JoJo's - a modern-fitted ski chalet close to La Grande Terche and Morzine ski areas - we believe you will ... — full article at winterandsummer.com
7 berth motorhome is perfect for the large family and it is ideal for six people. Anybody can drive 7 berth motorhome on an ordinary driving licence. Buy new motorhomes, Motorhome Hire Business, Mooveo Motorhomes, Motorhome Rental, 6 Berth Motorhome, 7 Berth Motorhome, Hire a motorhome, ... — full article at 7berthmotorhome.broadkast.me
Hiking earlier today was a good test for the Edge, but what it really needed was a test ride. Fortunately, I was able to do just that at the tail end of the day. Sunday was gloriously warm for a late winter's day. While on the calendar it's still winter it seems like winter in Connecticut ends ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
This is a repost from October . Why? Because it is awesome.
I got my new T.H.E. Flight System stem/handlebar combo yesterday so I took this evening off from homework and other shenanigans to install my brand new Niner Carbon Fork. It would be an important moment for me, so I took all my tools ... — full article at uriahpalooza.com
You could say spring but in this case, my Garmin Edge 705. I used it today to recon some local new trails and it was really accurate. The Pole Bridge trail network as it's shown below isn't a huge riding area. Once all four loops are done and connected you are looking at a 3 to 4 mile ride if ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
I have tried, liquid wrench, rubbing alcohol and WD-40 and I got nothing, so I went to something a little more potent - Blast Off! I put the seatpost in the vice this afternoon and twisted and it moved! I was able to move the seatpost two inches. Sprayed more into the tube and I am letting it ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
The Bike Buller MTB Festival is a two day stage race held in Mount Buller, Victoria. With racing over the two days including a 25km cross country race, Super D downhill and 50-60km race theres plenty of riding for all.
Check out the Feature Event page (index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=373:bike-buller-mtb-festival&catid=60:feature-events&Itemid=65) for more details.
While not a race the RaboPlus Big Coast is a two day tour over 100km of trails on the trails around Wellington in New Zealand. A couple of days riding with mates, camping overnight, and sweet trails, sounds pretty good to me.
More information at: http://www.ridestrong.org.nz/rs/bigcoast.aspx
Get ready for a dirty weekend of adventure as In 2 Adventure in conjunction with Salomon present the In 2 Adventure Weekend Dirt Fest in 2 states! It's a family weekend of Off Road Adventure & Fun featuring the Salomon Tre-X Off Road Triathlon Series and includes something for every member of the family including:
Saturday – 50k & 20k XC MTBSunday – Salomon Tre-X Off-road Triathlon
• XC MTB• Trail Runs• Fun Runs• Off Road Triathlon • Multisport• Dirt Crits• Free Kids Mud Rat bike and run events
Location: Petrie, Queensland
More information: www.in2adventure.com.au/dirtfest