On Friday before the World Cup in Albstadt, Merida unveiled the new hardtails they have been developing. While it was no secret that Merida had a new racing bike in the works, given Jose Hermida has been racing on a ‘camouflaged’ version so far this year – we just didn’t know the specifications, save for […]
The last UCI XCO World Cup in Albstadt wasn’t just a showcase of sporting talent and German sporting enthusiasm, but it was also the location for Merida’s launch for their updated short travel cross-country bike. While Merida were pretty quick to get into the big wheeled game with the Big Nine and Big Ninety Nine, […]
After five weeks, Chapter 1 of my European racing trip has come to an end. And just like a good book it went exceedingly fast. From Germany to Austria to the Czech Republic and back to Germany, each country and race has thrown up its fair share of challenges. Four back-to-back top level XC races […]
Sebastian Jayne has just kicked off his 2015 European season. After races in Austria, and the first World Cup round in Nove Mesto, Seb will take to the course at 9am European time for the U23 men’s World Cup XCO.