Tags: Coronavirus
Alicia Leggett    Jan 4, 2021
London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop
The UK's largest bike exhibition couldn't outlast the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 23, 2020
Cube Global Squad Withdraws from Lousa World Cups due to Rising COVID Cases Cube Global Squad Withdraws from Lousa World Cups due to Rising COVID Cases
Phil Atwill, Gaetan Vige, Max Hartenstern and their mechanics and team staff will not be making the trip over to Portugal for racing next weekend
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2020
Eurobike 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Eurobike 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19
Rising case numbers, returning lockdowns and companies announcing stricter internal travel policies have forced the trade show to cancel for 2020.
Sarah Moore    Sep 2, 2020
2020 Red Bull Rampage Cancelled 2020 Red Bull Rampage Cancelled
The 2020 event has been cancelled due to the current global health pandemic and the restrictions it has placed on travel to the United States.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2020
5 Ways The UCI, EWS, & Other Race Organizers are Addressing COVID-19 5 Ways The UCI, EWS, & Other Race Organizers are Addressing COVID-19
The UCI and the organizers of EWS Zermatt have outlined new guidelines on how they intend to keep riders and fans safe in a COVID world.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 18, 2020
Sam Hill to Sit Out 2020 EWS Season Due to COVID Risk Sam Hill to Sit Out 2020 EWS Season Due to COVID Risk
COVID risks and travel restrictions mean Sam will be staying in Australia this year.
Ed Spratt    Jul 31, 2020
EWS Postpones Colombia & Chile Races, Adds Italian Round in September EWS Postpones Colombia & Chile Races, Adds Italian Round in September
Pietra Ligure will host a round of the EWS for the first time on September 20.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 3, 2020
Val di Sole World Cup DH and XC Cancelled Val di Sole World Cup DH and XC Cancelled
Val di Sole in Northern Italy becomes the latest race cancelled due to social distancing measures.
Andrew Parker    May 28, 2020
Video: How to Survive Quarantine as a Mountain Biker Video: How to Survive Quarantine as a Mountain Biker
Hilarious tips on how to stay in touch with the sport and be productive during these unprecedented times.
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James Smurthwaite    May 26, 2020
Crankworx Whistler Cancelled for 2020 Crankworx Whistler Cancelled for 2020
Crankworx will not take place in Whistler this year for the first time since 2004.
Devon Brown    May 26, 2020
Video: Entertaining Ideas for Stay At Home Mountain Bike Photography Video: Entertaining Ideas for Stay At Home Mountain Bike Photography
You'll be a published mountain bike photographer in no time at all...
Daniel Sapp    May 19, 2020
How has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America and Beyond? - Part 2 How has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America and Beyond? - Part 2
We checked in with several more shops to see how they're faring during these changing times.
Sarah Moore    May 14, 2020
Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening Delayed Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening Delayed
Whismas has been postponed.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
Revenue Round Up: Tumultuous Times in a Coronavirus-Affected First Quarter Revenue Round Up: Tumultuous Times in a Coronavirus-Affected First Quarter
The global pandemic is shifting timelines and expectations, as brands rush to fix disrupted supply chains and adjust their product offerings in response.
Daniel Sapp    May 6, 2020
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America & Beyond? How Has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America & Beyond?
With the world in the throes of a global pandemic, bicycle retailers have come up with solutions to continue business and keep riders on their bikes as best they can.
Sarah Moore    May 4, 2020
Eurobike Postponed - Slimmed Down Event Planned for November Eurobike Postponed - Slimmed Down Event Planned for November
Eurobike will now take place from November 24-26, 2020 without the public day, parties or demos.
Cam Baker    May 2, 2020
NZ Mountain Biker Magazine Releases Free Digital Copy of Issue 98 NZ Mountain Biker Magazine Releases Free Digital Copy of Issue 98
Some weekend reading from our friends at New Zealand Mountain Biker Magazine.
James Smurthwaite    May 1, 2020
Lenzerheide XC World Cup Postponed Lenzerheide XC World Cup Postponed
Lenzerheide has become the latest World Cup XC round to be affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.
Ed Spratt    Apr 30, 2020
Albstadt XC World Championships Cancelled Albstadt XC World Championships Cancelled
This year's XC World Championships is the latest event to be cancelled by the UCI.
Sarah Moore    Apr 28, 2020
EWS Whistler & 3 Other Events Cancelled as Enduro World Series Restructures 2020 Calendar EWS Whistler & 3 Other Events Cancelled as Enduro World Series Restructures 2020 Calendar
The world's best enduro racers will not be racing in Whistler this year for the first time since the series started.
Sarah Moore    Apr 27, 2020
Bas Van Steenbergen Takes On 10,000 Calorie Challenge to Raise Money for Canada's Food Banks on April 28th Bas Van Steenbergen Takes On 10,000 Calorie Challenge to Raise Money for Canada's Food Banks on April 28th
Follow along tomorrow as the points leader in the battle for King of Crankworx challenges himself to burn 10,000 calories in a day to raise money for Food Banks Canada.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 21, 2020
GoPro Pivots to Direct Sales, Lets 20% of Staff Go GoPro Pivots to Direct Sales, Lets 20% of Staff Go
More than 200 jobs lost as COVID-19 forces GoPro's hand.
Ed Spratt    Apr 20, 2020
'Goggles for Docs’ Program Launched to Donate Goggles to Health Care Workers 'Goggles for Docs’ Program Launched to Donate Goggles to Health Care Workers
Goggles for Docs is a newly formed organization that has the sole purpose of supplying medical staff goggles who currently are working without proper eye protection equipment
Sarah Moore    Apr 20, 2020
Video: Emily Batty Shares Thoughts & Feelings on Olympic Postponement Video: Emily Batty Shares Thoughts & Feelings on Olympic Postponement
Emily Batty opens up on what this difficult time has been like for her.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 14, 2020
Vallnord DH and XC World Cups Cancelled Vallnord DH and XC World Cups Cancelled
Vallnord is the latest World Cup to announce a cancellation due to the pandemic.
flag    Apr 10, 2020
Steedz Enduro Team Launch' Chill the Shred-Save a Bed' Initiative Steedz Enduro Team Launch' Chill the Shred-Save a Bed' Initiative
New charity initiative set up by the Steedz Enduro Team.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 9, 2020
UCI Furloughs Staff, Refunds Event Fees, & Senior Staff Take Pay Cuts UCI Furloughs Staff, Refunds Event Fees, & Senior Staff Take Pay Cuts
The UCI takes drastic steps to combat the financial fallout of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Sarah Moore    Apr 8, 2020
BC Parks Closes All Provincial Parks Due to Covid-19 BC Parks Closes All Provincial Parks Due to Covid-19
BC Parks has closed all provincial parks in response to the call for increased action to address COVID-19.
Brian Park    Apr 6, 2020
Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage
Virtually all bike industry trade shows were cancelled or postponed, so we're putting on a virtual trade show through the magic of the internet and the postal service.
Pinkbike Originals    Apr 4, 2020
Video: How MTB Pros Are Dealing with COVID-19 Around The World Video: How MTB Pros Are Dealing with COVID-19 Around The World
We reached out to pro mountain bikers around the world to get some insight on to how they’re staying fit, active, and busy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sarah Moore    Apr 3, 2020
Interview: Jill Kintner - 'It's Far Better to Focus on Positive Things That You Can Control in Your Own Life' Interview: Jill Kintner - 'It's Far Better to Focus on Positive Things That You Can Control in Your Own Life'
Jill Kintner talks about why she decided to return to the full Crankworx World Tour this year and how she's coping during these uncertain times.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 3, 2020
New Zealand Health Minister Criticized for Mountain Biking During Lockdown New Zealand Health Minister Criticized for Mountain Biking During Lockdown
David Clark drove to Signal Hill trails despite public advice to exercise "locally and safely"
Sarah Moore    Apr 1, 2020
Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 Postponed Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 Postponed
Crankworx Innsbruck has been postponed to September 30th.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 30, 2020
Tokyo Olympics Confirms July 2021 Start Date Tokyo Olympics Confirms July 2021 Start Date
The Games will now run from 23 July to 8 August 2021 with the Paralympics coming shortly after.
Ed Spratt    Mar 28, 2020
Albstadt XC World Championships Postponed Albstadt XC World Championships Postponed
This year's XC World Championships is the latest event to be disrupted by the spread of Coronavirus.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 25, 2020
Must Watch: 16 Free Feature-Length Bike Movies to Binge in Self Isolation Must Watch: 16 Free Feature-Length Bike Movies to Binge in Self Isolation
We've been turning to mountain bike movies between turbo sessions to keep the stoke high.
Brian Park    Mar 24, 2020
Letter from the Editor: All in this Together Letter from the Editor: All in this Together
We’re going to keep on keeping on, even while the mountain bike world pauses.
Sarah Moore    Mar 23, 2020
Haley Smith's 12 Mental Strategies for Managing Self-Quarantine & the Covid-19 Pandemic Haley Smith's 12 Mental Strategies for Managing Self-Quarantine & the Covid-19 Pandemic
Mental health advocate and World Cup XC racer Haley Smith shares her strategies for quarantine.
Sarah Moore    Mar 23, 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed
In a phone interview with USA Today, the International Olympic Committee's Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are going to be postponed, likely to 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 23, 2020
Video: British Doctor Urges Mountain Bikers to "Make Good Decisions" Video: British Doctor Urges Mountain Bikers to "Make Good Decisions"
Euan Rossi, an orthopedic surgeon and medical consultant at events like Crankworx and Hardline, is urging mountain bikers to not put pressure on the emergency servives.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 23, 2020
Updated: Canada & Australia Withdraw From 2020 Olympics Updated: Canada & Australia Withdraw From 2020 Olympics
Canada pulls all its athletes from the games as Australia and New Zealand hint they could do the same.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 20, 2020
Confirmed: Losinj World Cup Cancelled, Maribor World Cup Postponed, EWS Olargues Moved to October Confirmed: Losinj World Cup Cancelled, Maribor World Cup Postponed, EWS Olargues Moved to October
More bad news for race fans as the UCI confirms more race cancellations.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 19, 2020
How the Coronavirus Lockdown is Affecting European MTB Brands How the Coronavirus Lockdown is Affecting European MTB Brands
Coronavirus is hitting western Europe hard. Here's how Met, Orbea, Formula, EXT and Commencal are coping with the upheaval.
Sarah Moore    Mar 19, 2020
Social Round Up: 7 Athletes Getting 'Quarantine Jacked' Social Round Up: 7 Athletes Getting 'Quarantine Jacked'
What some of your favourite professional riders are doing instead of gearing up to race this weekend.
Sarah Moore    Mar 19, 2020
IMBA & 4 Trail Associations Share Best Practices for Riding During Covid-19 Outbreak IMBA & 4 Trail Associations Share Best Practices for Riding During Covid-19 Outbreak
If you're somewhere where you're allowed to ride, follow these best practices.
Charlie Currie    Mar 16, 2020
Round 1 of the British 4X Series Cancelled Round 1 of the British 4X Series Cancelled
Following new advice from the UK government, organisers made the decision to cancel Round 1 of the British 4X Series at Chicksands Bike Park.
Ed Spratt    Mar 15, 2020
The UCI Strengthens Measures Against COVID-19 The UCI Strengthens Measures Against COVID-19
The UCI has revealed its strengthened measures to combat the serious threat of COVID-19.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 11, 2020
EWS Rounds 1 and 2 Postponed due to Coronavirus EWS Rounds 1 and 2 Postponed due to Coronavirus
The South American rounds of the EWS get pushed back until November.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2020
Lousã Portugal World Cup Postponed Lousã Portugal World Cup Postponed
Updated: We have received confirmation from the UCI that the event will be postponed due to concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2020
Sea Otter Classic Rescheduled for October Sea Otter Classic Rescheduled for October
After being postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, the festival has been rescheduled for October 1-4.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 6, 2020
Torquato Testa to Miss Rotorua Slopestyle Due to Coronavirus Self Isolation Torquato Testa to Miss Rotorua Slopestyle Due to Coronavirus Self Isolation
Regulations introduced after Torquato Testa arrived in New Zealand will see him miss the slopestyle finals.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 6, 2020
Bespoked Becomes the Latest Show Postponed Due to COVID-19 Bespoked Becomes the Latest Show Postponed Due to COVID-19
The British handbuilt bike show moves to mid-October.
Sarah Moore    Mar 5, 2020
Sea Otter Classic Announces Cancellation of April Event with Plans to Reschedule Sea Otter Classic Announces Cancellation of April Event with Plans to Reschedule
We have received official word that the Sea Otter Classic won't be running as scheduled in Monterey April 16-19, 2020.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 3, 2020
NAHBS Postponed Until August Due to Concerns About COVID-19 Virus NAHBS Postponed Until August Due to Concerns About COVID-19 Virus
The coronavirus outbreak is continuing to take its toll on the bike industry.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 25, 2020
IOC Official Comments on Potential Impacts of Coronavirus on 2020 Tokyo Olympics IOC Official Comments on Potential Impacts of Coronavirus on 2020 Tokyo Olympics
IOC Committee member Dick Pound indicates that the Tokyo Olympics are more likely to be canceled than moved or rescheduled if the virus is not under control in a couple months.
Dan Roberts    Feb 12, 2020
Industry Insider: The Potential Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus on the Bike Industry Industry Insider: The Potential Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus on the Bike Industry
The effects of the coronavirus will likely be felt on the sales floor and financial forecasts for much longer than the virus is in the news.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 11, 2020
Taipei Cycle Show Postponed Until May Due to Coronavirus Taipei Cycle Show Postponed Until May Due to Coronavirus
As travel and logistical restrictions mount, the show is pushed back until summer.
Sarah Moore    Feb 3, 2020
Taipei Cycle Show Announces It Will Run As Scheduled Despite Coronavirus Outbreak But Without Chinese Visitors and Exhibitors Taipei Cycle Show Announces It Will Run As Scheduled Despite Coronavirus Outbreak But Without Chinese Visitors and Exhibitors
The Asian show will go ahead but with certain provisions in place due to the Coronavirus.

 
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