Recent Mountain Bike News
It doesn’t get any better than this for Greg Minnaar. The local boy, the reigning UCI Mountain Bike World Champion. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa is where Minnaar grew up and it just so happens to be the venue for the 2013 Mountain Bike World Championships. While the reigning champ describes his 2013 season as “average,” there’s no doubt the South African has saved a little something special in the tank for his triumphant return home.
The Red Bull Rampage is one of the most anticipated freeride mountain bike events of the year by riders and fans alike. The treachery of the terrain, the fearlessness of the riders and the ever-progressive course keep people coming back for more year after year. This year, Oakley is inviting you to play a role in designing the legendary centerpiece of the Red Bull Rampage course, the Oakley Icon Sender.
British mountain bike downhill racing siblings Gee and Rachel Atherton are no strangers to shared success. The brother-sister combo have been sweeping up podiums together for a long time now. They were back to their old habits this past weekend at the Val di Sole Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill races in Italy. Both secured double titles to follow up on their previous performances at Fort William.