The Olympic and world mountain bike champion Nino Schurter (SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing) continued his march towards a first Absa Cape Epic title with another stage win at the 2017 event. Schurter and teammate Matthias Stirnemann were comfortable throughout Stage 6, winning ahead of South African Max Knox and his Colombian parter Hector Paez (Kansai Plascon). […]
In the middle of the year Scott Sports released a completely revamped Spark and Scale range. We have already taken a look at the Scale options, with an eye for spotting a great modern hardtail, but now let’s take a closer look at the Scott Spark. The Spark has come a long way since it […]
In 2017 the Scale, Scott’s impressive range of lightweight hardtails, will again be available in both 27.5 and 29” wheel sizes. While the upper-mid end of the range, the 930/730 and the 935/735 carbon models will have plenty of interest for serious marathon and XCO racers, it’s the newer models at the top of […]
If you have been glued to RedBull Tv like many other mountain bikers, you will have noticed that cross country’s most exciting male racer is playing with a couple of new bikes. That’s right, although Nino Schurter helped pioneer the Scott Scale 700 and Spark 700 – it looks like he’s shifting to 29″ wheels […]
If there is one rider who can single handedly make cross-country racing cool, it’s Nino Schurter. The Swiss World Champion is a huge personality, with an ever-present smile and a huge presence on the bike. He puts everything into his riding and racing, and is just as frequently in the air, crossed up, as he […]
By now you’ve all seen chapter one from Nino Schurter, and his tireless efforts to be number one. Chapter two looks at the start of the season. From South Africa, to Sea Otter, and talking to his team mates about his preparation, his down time, and how he helps them.
Mountain Trax – Vauxhall have announced their 2015 rider line up – and Junior Mark McGuire and Under 23 Dylan Kerfoot-Robson join the team for 2015. Isaac Pucci and team manager Ben Thomas will race for the team for another year. Domestically, Mark McGuire made a real mark on the Junior category in 2014 winning the […]