Recent Mountain Bike News
Cyclocross: Brian Lopes Claims Second Consecutive Southern California-Nevada District Title – Eite Men’s Class
Make it two years in a row. After Thanksgiving dinners and holiday cheer, Oakley’s long-time Mountain Bike Star Brian Lopes threw on some skinny tires and took it hard to the competition at the “Turkey Trot” – Southern California-Nevada District Cyclocross Championships in Verdugo Park. Busting out a total time of 58:19:8 – Brian emerged with the Men’s Elite Class victory, blazing the 2.7 km course and leaving the more than 500 overall racers in his dust. Image: Corey Keiser
“Where can I get those splattered paint Oakley Radars that Fabian Cancellara was wearing in the Classics?” Answer: Unless you own a current World Champion Jersey, You’d have a pretty hard time. Because they’re not on sale to the general public. A special retro design for our World Champion bike athletes, this specially customized exclusive piece can only be found on the faces our top riders/racers as they hand out the pain and throw down against the best 2-wheel no-motor racers on the Planet. As a special reward and a show of support for our elite athletes, this is our way of displaying our spirit.
Some people would call Cam Zink crazy. Most people wouldn’t speed down the side of a mountain and fly off a 40-foot cliff – busting out a 360 degree spin during the fall. And survive. But for Oakley’s long-time MTB star, it’s just another day on the job. Read about his rise to Red Bull Rampage (the most insane Freeride Mountain Bike event on the Planet) glory last year…all in Oakley’s One Icon Magazine – Issue 2. And drop into the culture and spirit of Oakley.