Stage two of the Swiss Epic was al about finding your flow. While not strictly listed as a time trial, each team had their own start time high above Leukerbad. The stage offered more metres of descent than climbing for both racing formats Epic and Flow, thanks to individual team starts at the Rinderhütte on 2313 m […]
After one of the most impressive prologues in marathon stage racing, the Perskindol Swiss Epic rolled into stage 1 on 13th September, with riders embarking on a 90km route with 3000m of climbing on their way to Leukerbad. In the men’s category the BMC Mountainbike Racing Team I with Lukas Flückiger and Reto Indergand defended […]
There are marathon stage races around the world, but the Swiss Epic sits head, shoulders and torso above just about all of them. The combination of racing, trails, event logistics and service aren’t matched at any other race we have visited or competed in. And on Monday 12th September, the third edition of Perskindol Swiss Epic kicked […]
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 […]
It’s winter time in Europe, and many European and North American professionals will be undertaking training camps in Mallorca, or Tenerife, or South Africa. Some will even choose to be skiing before getting start on their specific fitness. Nino Schurter has just released his latest video that showcases his training and racing on his path […]
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.