Recent Mountain Bike News
In a sport that has been dominated by a certain South African, Greg Minnaar as of late, Gee Atherton returned to the top of the podium during the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Championship in Hafjell, Norway. The Brit finished the Elite Men’s Final in a time of 3:23.769 with only four riders to go after him, including the defending champion, Minnaar.
Both Julien Absalon and Catharine Pendrel have experienced success on all levels of the sport of mountain biking. Two of the most consistent riders in the game would take to the hills of Hafjell, Norway in an attempt to secure another UCI Mountain Bike Elite XCO World Title to their respective resumes and both would emerge victorious.
Frenchman Julien Absalon proved once again why he is one of the greatest mountain bikers of all time. The two-time Olympic gold medalist took gold once more on the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup circuit. The 33-year-old BMC rider dominated in Albstadt, Germany collecting his 29th career cross-country World Cup victory; a feat unmatched by any male of female in the sport.