Is hiring a mountain bike race coach the right decision for you?

The question of coaching and being coached often comes up with women mountain bikers when they set their sites on training for a race or event.  Below ALP Cycles founder and coach Alison Powers and Mtbracenews.com professional mountain bike racers … (read more)

Evelyn Dong and Cal Skilsky Win Moab Rocks 3-Day Stage Race

Moab Rocks 3-day stage race finished today with Evelyn Dong winning all 3 stages in the women’s pro field.  Melissa Rollins placed 2nd each day, Jenny Smith finishes 3rd, Emma Maaranen in 4th and Nicole Tittensor in 5th. For the … (read more)

Evelyn Dong and Macky Franklin win Moab Rocks Stage 2!

Top Female Pro Racers: 1.  Evelyn Dong 2:10:49.4 2. Melisa Rollins 2:15:53.2 3. Jennifer Smith 2:21:57.8 4. Emma Maaranen 2:24:37.2 Top Male Pro Racers: 1. Macky Franklin 1:54:49.2 2. Keiran Eagen 1:54:49.3 3. Cal Skilsky 1:54:50.2 4. Rotem Ishay 1:54:50.8 … (read more)

Evelyn Dong and Cal Skilsky win Moab Rocks Stage 1!

Top Pro Women: Evelyn Dong 1:57:44.9 Melisa Rollins 2:11:13.2 Jennifer Smith 2:14:56.7 Top Pro Men: Cal Skilsky 1:43:38.6 Rotem Ishay 1:44:34.4 Macky Franklin 1:44:40.0 See Full Results at: https://zone4.ca/race/2021-10-16/7eaca1ca/results/

NUE- Marji Gesick 100k

NUE Series 2021-Marji Gesick 50 mile September 18, 2021 Written by: @Jentoops The Marji Gesick is a point-to-point endurance race located on the upper peninsula of Michigan. It starts in Marquette and ends in downtown Ishpeming. The one-hundred mile and … (read more)

NUE- Marji Gesick 100 Mile

NUE Series 2021-Marji Gesick 100 mile September 18, 2021 Written by: @Jentoops The Marji Gesick is a point-to-point endurance race located on the upper peninsula of Michigan. It starts in Marquette and ends in downtown Ishpeming. The one-hundred mile and … (read more)

The Park City Point 2 Point Returns

Written by: Shannon Boffeli After taking the 2020 season off due to Covid, Utah’s most-anticipated mountain bike race each year returned for its 13th edition. Taking in over 75 miles of Park City, Utah’s, world renowned singletrack and 10,000 vertical feet … (read more)

NUE-Shenandoah 100Mile

The 23rd annual Shenandoah 100 is the oldest race in the NUE Epic Race Series held over Labor Day weekend in Stokesville, VA. Shenandoah now includes a 100k option of racing on Saturday and the classic 100 mile race on … (read more)

Breck Epic 2021 Stage 6: Gold Dust

Alexis Skarda and Keegan Swenson seal their Breck Epic 2021 wins on the final stage. Often times in stage racing when the leader has a commanding lead, the final stage is more like a victory lap than a hard-fought battle … (read more)

Breck Epic 2021 Stage 5: Wheeler

Gnarly storm unleashes high on Wheeler, testing racers at 12,000 feet Swenson, Skarda stay perfect and inch closer to GC victories as bike racing’s essence shows through By Devon O’Neil BRECKENRIDGE — On a Wheeler stage that will live in … (read more)

Breck Epic 2021 Stage 4: Aqueduct

Longtime World Tour pro Lachlan Morton finding beauty in Breck Epic debut Swenson and Skarda remain unbeaten this week By Devon O’Neil BRECKENRIDGE — When Lachlan Morton rolled through the Stage 4 finish Wednesday afternoon, word already had reached those … (read more)

Breck Epic Stage 3: Guyot

GC margins grow during Queen Stage around 13,370-foot Mt. Guyot Local riders making moves as race moves into second half By Devon O’Neil BRECKENRIDGE — Despite a bit of late-race drama Tuesday, the Breck Epic’s Queen Stage delivered one more … (read more)

Breck Epic 2021: Stage 2 Colorado Trail

Skarda overcomes midrace stop to win second straight stage Epic rookie leads Evelyn Dong by 2:30; Swenson dusts Mejia on Colorado Trail descent By Devon O’Neil BRECKENRIDGE — Shortly after starting Monday’s second stage of the Breck Epic, Alexis Skarda … (read more)

Breck Epic-2021 Stage 1 Pennsylvania Creek

Alexis Skarda takes Day 1 of Breck Epic Swenson picks up where he left off in Epic’s opening stage 2019 champ shows no ill effects after winning Leadville 100 on Saturday; Skarda takes lead among women By Devon O’Neil BRECKENRIDGE … (read more)

NUE Wilderness 101- Coburn, PA

Written by: @Jentoops On July 24th, 2021, Shenandoah Mountain Tours held the Wilderness 101 ultra and marathon races in Coburn, PA. The Wilderness 101 is part of the NUE National Ultra Endurance Race Series. This east coast course takes you through the Bald … (read more)

Funk Bottoms Gravel 100k/200k

Funk Bottoms Gravel entered its 10th official race excluding last year’s pandemic virtual race.  Saturday morning started early as the field has grown from three entrants in the first year to a capped 250 entrants in 2021.   Volunteers and support staff … (read more)

NUE Mohican 100K

Written by: @jentoops The 20th annual Mohican MTB 100k/100m kicked off on June 5th, 2021. Hundreds of racers from around the country gather in Loudonville, Ohio each year to tackle this tough course. A new course for 2021 would eliminate … (read more)

12 Hours of Mesa Verde 2021

written by: Marlee Dixon Racing is back on in Colorado where the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde happened this past weekend.  After a year off, 2021 attracted over 750 racers! Located in Cortez, Colorado, the race course uses the popular … (read more)

us cup podium 2021

US Cup Round 2: Short Track

Erin Huck and Keegan Swenson Start Off the Weekend with Short Track Wins Under cloudy, cooler skies, riders kicked off round 2 of the US Cup with Friday’s short track XC. Elite women are underway @leadavisonbikes @EEHuck @BlunkSavilia pic.twitter.com/On3ySGOETk — … (read more)

Josie Fouts: Cycling Trailblazer

Josie Fouts, Elite cyclist, is trailblazing her way to the Tokyo Olympics. While the US National Champion paracylist is relatively new to the sport, she has risen to the top of the field similarly to how she rides her bike-fast. … (read more)