Team rider Justin Morris parked the MTB to tackle likely the most famous gravel race in the world, the Unbound in Kansas, USA. Hear about his dissection of the race from an MTBer and Roadie angle.
Whilst gravel headlines are all about a certain race over in America big things are happening over here in Europe, that includes Ranxo Gravel by Klassmark which is part of the UCI World Gravel Series
On Wednesday I picked up my first ever gravel bike, a sweet little Trek Checkpoint SL 5. On Thursday I rode it up and down Mt Coot-tha. It seemed fine. So on Saturday I raced it for the first time, driving it up to the cute town of Kenilworth for The Sunday Creek Classic. The […]
A pilgrimage according to the Cambridge dictionary is a visit to a place is considered special. Since 2010 I’ve visited the Ardennes most years for a bike race! This obsession started when I raced the final ever Houffalize round of the UCI World Cup Cross Country Series, then a few years later in 2014 I […]
On May 6th, Max Adventure hosted another successful edition of the Convict 100, with the premier 100km distances being won by National XCM Champion Em Viotto and Joel Green. With 2022 being a wash out (what wasn’t?) the event had a bumper field of riders ready to tackle the 44km, 68km and 100km routes. There […]
Girona has become a cycling paradise; many pro cyclists have chosen to call this city home and many more recreational cyclists flock to the area for the riding and events. Klassmark is setting the standard with a huge range of events, the Traka and this weekend Girona MTB Singletrack are the highlights.
Sun, sea and bike racing, what a recipe and year upon year Battle on the Beach delivers, this year was no expectation. This was the first big race of the year, race organiser A Cycling claim this is now the biggest offroad event in the UK. The arena was packed with trade stands, the start […]
There aren’t many certainties in mountain bike racing, but a few ring true for the Otway Odyssey: you can’t under estimate the course and the race’s difficulty – and you shouldn’t bet against Peta Mullens. Forrest, in Victoria has welcomed riders to the Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon since 2007. The event’s high standard is a […]
Team rider Justin Morris recently completed the largest single day MTB race in the USA; The Iceman. He reflects on what draws 5000 riders and their supporters to the woods of Northern Michigan.
Alternative races give you the opportunity to leave behind the normal pressures of the race season. It’s like how we first start cycling, zero pressure, pure fun, just how it should be. At these races you can just have fun laying down some big watts and not care about the end race result.