Racing a 24 hour mountain bike race in the solo category can be anything from a New Years resolution, a dare from a mate, a personal goal, or a professional accomplishment. But the challenge of riding your mountain bike isn’t diminished, not matter the reason for you to sign up to a solo 24 hour […]
Wallace and Ravaioli are WEMBO 24hr champions!
The municipality of Costa Rica, in the North of Mato Grosso do Sul State hosted the eighth edition of the 24-Hour Solo Mountain Biking World Championship, the first ever held in Latin America. After 24 hours of excitement and adrenaline, Canada’s Cory Wallace and Italy’s Gaia Ravaioli were crowned world champions in the elite category. […]
Cory Wallace on winning another WEMBO 24hr World Title
This post was provided by Cory Wallace. Photos by Candace Mihalcheon Scotland is part of the United Kingdom and covers the Northern third of the Island of Great Britain. Having some bloodlines from Scotland and having watched the movie Braveheart where William Wallace battles the English for Scottish Independence I had a dream of going […]
WEMBO 2019 heads to Brasil!
Breaking the mould, WEMBO has partnered with Roma Sports to hold the WEMBO World Solo 24 Hour Championships in Costa Rica MS in July 2019. Roma Sports is best known for their 24 Hour and Brasil Ride events, and Mario Roma is also well known throughout mountain biking as a competitor in stage races all over the world […]
Cory Wallace wins WEMBO 24 hour solo title!
For the first time in history, an Italian rider has taken the top step in the Elite category. Gaia Ravaioli, from Genoa, has been crowned Solo 24 Hour Mountain Bike World Champion, alongside Cory Wallace, from Canada, who finally wins the WEMBO title after an eight-year-long chase. Hundreds of athletes take part in the WEMBO Championships once […]
Finale Ligure in the spotlight for 2017 WEMBO 24hr Champs
400 athletes, 30 countries: all continents are represented at the start line of what is going to be the biggest and most important 24 hour mountain bike event ever raced! Figures are such they will make your legs shake with emotion. From the 2nd to the 4th of June, the 24H of Finale is about […]
The 2015 WEMBO 24hr Champs – according to Cory Wallace
Photos: Patrick Means The first 17 hours of the WEMBO World Solo 24 hour Championships in Weaverville California went great with 6 time World Champion Jason English and I cruising together with over a 30 minute lead on Josh Tostado in 3rd. The course was sweet with a 5 km fireroad climb followed with a […]
CORC and WEMBO Announce Oceania 24hr Solo Championships
The Canberra Off-Road Cyclists (CORC) have announced that they will be running a WEMBO Oceania 2015 Solo 24 Hour Championships at their Easter Solo only event. Majura Pines is the spiritual home for the event, and in its 10th year it will be returning, now that much of the trail work has been completed there […]
24 Hour Racing floods the Australian Spring
24 Hour racing has been changing in recent years. While the crowds might not be as huge as they were around 2004 and onwards, the events are no less relevant to mountain bikers in Australia. The events themselves have changed, and each one has it’s own character and purpose. Mountain Bike Australia has just announced […]
WEMBO – talking to contenders
The 2013 WEMBO Solo World 24hr Championships are just days away, taking place at Mt Stromlo outside Canberra, Australia. We know the course, we know what some of the riders think of it – but surely people have questions. How many solo races can someone do? What do you eat? How do you keep going?? […]