It has been a fun year in the world of marathon mountain biking and stage racing, with new events, some new heroes – and thankfully few villains. At MarathonMTB.com we have been trying to bring some unique stories and important news to readers around the world – and we are really happy with how the year turned out. Here are the top articles or features that interested you all in 2014.
By far out most popular page to view, we are glad you like the event listings on our calendar. Unfortunately it’s never exhaustive, but we try to make sure the coolest marathon and stage races make it on there. Stay tuned for a new look in the new year.
Time ATAC XC 8 Pedal Review
An oldie but a goodie? Tech rules, and a review of an essential item like pedals was read by thousands in 2014. And 2013.
Live Streaming for the 2014 XCM Worlds
The news of live streaming, and the act, was big news for the world of marathon mountain bike racing. While the stream wasn’t perfect, it was a world apart from the relative media silence as recently as in Ornans.
Subaru-MarathonMTB.com Team rider Imogen Smith had a dig at Strava (who hasn’t?) and those that chase achievements on rides. She listed a few more worthwhile achievement for cyclists and mountain bikers alike.
Shimano XTR M9000 Launch
Everyone was probably seeking news on XTR Di2, but first up Shimano gave us the launch of M9000. Lots more options, in the same mirror grey we have come expect.
We will continue to bring you news, insights, critique and personal views from the coolest races and most interesting product in 2015. Have a great non-denominational festive season!