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.
The sport of a cycling used to be a reasonably straightforward and easy to follow sport. There was road racing with track and cyclocross being the winter alternatives. Also since the 1990s there has been mountain biking with usually either XC for the fitness oriented shaved leg variety of rider and downhill for the more […]
The stage racing hangover is as real as any substance abuse hangover. Every part of the body aches, the sense of time and place is less certain than on a regular-day. And the mess you’ve got to clean up is substantial. But unlike any other hangover you’ve got all the memories from the incredible experience, […]
On August 20 this the year the X100 will be running its 4th edition through some iconic and some lesser known ‘unmarked trails’ through the mountain bike mecca that is the Traverse City region in the state of Michigan, USA. The area has been made famous in MTB circles through the ‘largest MTB race in […]
Last week, we first heard from Sydney-based rider Arran Pearson, about heading off to Banff to start the Tour Divide, and like the route, the story continues… The rest of the first week is pretty much a blur – I spent the first few days just getting used to the riding and was managing to […]