With stories, aches, pains, memories and repairs from the 2019 Swiss Epic still fresh and ongoing, the registration for the 2020 edition of the Swiss Epic are now open. In 2020 the race will tackle a new route. The Swiss Epic has changed the route and trails it uses each year since the first edition […]
There are plenty of stories out there about brothers training together, and it is not uncommon in professional cycling. But this video shows Stéphane Tempier out training in the Haute Alps with his brother, Cedric. The difference here is that Cedric is on a motorbike!
It feels like the action and excitement of the third Perskindol Swiss Epic has only just subsided, but already a clean edit of some of the action is online. For the 2016 edition, the Swiss Epic put the race into reverse, and created a stage plan that is as diverse as possible. With a prologue […]
There’s not much left to say about the Sudety MTB Challenge. We all love it. The trails are what you hope for at a mountain bike stage race. The organisation are caring, efficient, and organised. The racing is hot. And the experience… hard to beat. https://vimeo.com/137501756
The 2015 Transalp finished a week ago, but while memories are still fresh, legs are still a bit tender, and friends are awed by routes posted to Strava… there’s also the highlights video to watch. If you missed the coverage, recap on each stage here: Stage One | Stage Two | Stage Three | Stage […]
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSmCC9z88_M
In 2015 the Sellaronda Hero is the home for the Cross-Country Marathon (XCM) Mountain Bike World Championships. After a foray into South Africa last year, the XCm Worlds return to Europe, and visit the Dolomites. As a young event, the Sellaronda Hero has quickly grown in stature due to impeccable organisation, a stunning route, and […]
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.
If ever there is an event to re-write the format for first year success, it’s the Swiss Epic. Matt Page and Stu Spies raced the inaugural event for MarathonMTB.com in 2014, and can attest that it was one of the best races either of the two had done. Technically and physically demanding, but with great […]
Their food tastes a little different, and I am yet to taste the Czech Republic’s dirt but their single track that weaves across that dirt is some of the best I’ve ridden. Full of roots and natural doubles. It is loads of fun to practice on and should be a great track to race on come […]