Tags: Racing Rumours
UR Team    Oct 22, 2020
Tracey Hannah to Stop Racing UCI World Cups After Lousa & Set New Goals Tracey Hannah to Stop Racing UCI World Cups After Lousa & Set New Goals
Hannah will now take part in other race series, fun events and do special media projects.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 13, 2020
Madison Saracen & Danny Hart to Part Ways at the End of the Year Madison Saracen & Danny Hart to Part Ways at the End of the Year
Danny Hart parts ways with Madison Saracen while Widmann and Williams come on board the British team.
Ed Spratt    Sep 28, 2020
Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini to Stay With Cannondale Factory Racing in 2021 Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini to Stay With Cannondale Factory Racing in 2021
Both Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini will be continuing with their current racing team.
Chromag Bikes    Sep 25, 2020
Kurt Sorge Signs With Chromag Kurt Sorge Signs With Chromag
Kurt Sorge has joined Chromag for their technical components and apparel.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 16, 2020
Greg Minnaar and Jason Marsh End Successful Partnership After 8 Years and 28 World Cup Podiums Greg Minnaar and Jason Marsh End Successful Partnership After 8 Years and 28 World Cup Podiums
One of the most successful racer/mechanic partnerships has come to an end
James Smurthwaite    Aug 11, 2020
Video: 3x Rampage Champion Kurt Sorge Joins Evil Bikes Video: 3x Rampage Champion Kurt Sorge Joins Evil Bikes
After 5 years and 2 of his 3 Rampage titles, Kurt Sorge has today announced he is leaving Polygon Bikes and joining Evil.
Ride Concepts    May 21, 2020
Ride Concepts Adds Andreu Lacondeguy to Factory Athlete Team Ride Concepts Adds Andreu Lacondeguy to Factory Athlete Team
Lacondeguy joins a stacked roster at Ride Concepts
Rocky Mountain    May 11, 2020
Rocky Mountain Welcomes Alex Volokhov Rocky Mountain Welcomes Alex Volokhov
Alex Volokhov joins freeriders Carson Storch and Thomas Vanderham on Rocky Mountain this season.
Vitus Bikes    Apr 22, 2020
Joe Smith Joins Vitus Bikes Joe Smith Joins Vitus Bikes
Joe Smith has found a new home in Vitus bikes.
   Apr 7, 2020
X-Fusion Shox Welcomes Tom van Steenbergen to the Team X-Fusion Shox Welcomes Tom van Steenbergen to the Team
The 23-year-old from Vernon, BC will be riding on X-Fusion suspension for 2020.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Mar 31, 2020
Commencal Welcomes Aaron Chase Commencal Welcomes Aaron Chase
Not only will Aaron be riding a Commencal, but he will also have his own demo fleet out of the “Chase Compound” in New Hampshire.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 20, 2020
Video: Thomas Lapeyrie Reveals his Crowdfunded Team 404 Program Video: Thomas Lapeyrie Reveals his Crowdfunded Team 404 Program
Rider 404 will be racing again this year with support form his donors and Tribe Sports Group
James Smurthwaite    Mar 12, 2020
Brandon Semenuk Signs With Subaru Motorsports USA To Race Rally Cars Alongside Travis Pastrana Brandon Semenuk Signs With Subaru Motorsports USA To Race Rally Cars Alongside Travis Pastrana
Semenuk will be racing his first full season of U.S. rally competition in 2020.
flag Giant Bicycle    Mar 11, 2020
Giant Launches a New Canadian Team with 5 Promising Young Riders Giant Launches a New Canadian Team with 5 Promising Young Riders
A new development squad that should help develop Canadian youth.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 7, 2020
Remy Morton Picks up Red Bull Sponsorship Remy Morton Picks up Red Bull Sponsorship
Trail builder, Sultan of Send and all-round dude Remy Morton picks up a new lid.
UR Team    Mar 2, 2020
Video: Polygon UR Goes Full Hollywood in This Ridiculous Team Launch Video Video: Polygon UR Goes Full Hollywood in This Ridiculous Team Launch Video
Next level parody from the Poygon UR riders to welcome the new season.
Sarah Moore    Mar 2, 2020
Video: William Robert Signs with Norco Bicycles for 2020 Video: William Robert Signs with Norco Bicycles for 2020
French freerider William Robert will be moving on from Commencal and riding on Norco Bicycles for 2020.
   Feb 27, 2020
Video: Lewis Buchanan to Ride for Forbidden Bike Company in 2020 Video: Lewis Buchanan to Ride for Forbidden Bike Company in 2020
Lewis Buchanan tears into 2020 with Forbidden Bike Company.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 24, 2020
Video: Isabeau Courdurier To Ride on the Lapierre Zipp Collective Video: Isabeau Courdurier To Ride on the Lapierre Zipp Collective
The Enduro Collective and the Lapierre team have merged to form the Lapierre Zipp Collective with Courdurier, Dailly and Gallean as its riders.
Ed Spratt    Feb 24, 2020
5 World Cup Team Changes That Went Under the Radar 5 World Cup Team Changes That Went Under the Radar
The team changes that may have slipped past unnoticed this off season.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2020
Video: Phil Atwill Teases New Carbon Cube Downhill Bike at Pre-Season Testing in San Remo Video: Phil Atwill Teases New Carbon Cube Downhill Bike at Pre-Season Testing in San Remo
Cube go carbon for 2020 with all their racers expected to be on this new downhill bike in Lousa.
Leatt .com    Feb 18, 2020
Tomas Lemoine Signs With Leatt for 2020 Tomas Lemoine Signs With Leatt for 2020
Rider/rapper Tomas Lemoine picks up a new protection deal with Leatt.
UR Team    Feb 17, 2020
Polygon UR Welcomes Dan Wolfe to the Team Polygon UR Welcomes Dan Wolfe to the Team
The Big Bad Wolfe steps up from a Polygon privateer to a racer on the factory team.
   Feb 17, 2020
Hunt Wheels Announces 2020 Mountain Athletes Hunt Wheels Announces 2020 Mountain Athletes
Hunt announces a line up packed with fast Brits.
   Feb 14, 2020
Video: Canyon Welcomes 3 UK Riders to the CLLCTV Video: Canyon Welcomes 3 UK Riders to the CLLCTV
Canyon welcomes Freddy Pulman, James Farrar and Phil Auckland to the CLLCTV.
Ed Spratt    Feb 13, 2020
Lucas Cruz Joins the Norco Factory Racing Team Lucas Cruz Joins the Norco Factory Racing Team
Lucas Cruz joins the Canadian brand for his first season of Elite racing.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 13, 2020
Nina Hoffmann Announces Her Own Race Team with Stif Mountain Bikes Nina Hoffmann Announces Her Own Race Team with Stif Mountain Bikes
Nina will be riding on Santa Cruz bikes and supported by Stif Mountain Bikes.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 11, 2020
Richie Schley Joins Fezzari Factory Team Richie Schley Joins Fezzari Factory Team
Freeride legend and MTB Hall of Famer Richie Schley will be throwing schlebletops with Fezzaris in 2020.
Matt Simmonds    Feb 10, 2020
Matt Simmonds Joins Privateer Bikes, Steps Away From World Cup Racing and Starts Coaching Venture Matt Simmonds Joins Privateer Bikes, Steps Away From World Cup Racing and Starts Coaching Venture
Matt Simmonds to focus on ProLine MTB coaching and select races with the start-up British bike company
James Smurthwaite    Feb 8, 2020
The Complete Guide to the 2020 World Cup DH Teams The Complete Guide to the 2020 World Cup DH Teams
Here are the full rosters after 4 months of rumours, hearsay and team moves.
Sarah Moore    Feb 7, 2020
Intense Factory Racing Officially Announces 2020 World Cup DH Team Intense Factory Racing Officially Announces 2020 World Cup DH Team
The official announcement with photos of the kits and bikes from the team training camp.
COMMENCAL / VALLNORD DH TEAM    Feb 7, 2020
15-Year-Old Canadian Tristan Lemire Signs With Commencal Muc-Off 15-Year-Old Canadian Tristan Lemire Signs With Commencal Muc-Off
Tristan Lemire will make his World Cup debut in 2021 but take 2020 to learn from his world-class teammates.
Sarah Moore    Feb 5, 2020
Liv Cycling Signs Up-and-Coming Athletes to Roster & Registers Only Sanctioned All-Women EWS Team Liv Cycling Signs Up-and-Coming Athletes to Roster & Registers Only Sanctioned All-Women EWS Team
Liv Cycling welcomes up-and-coming mountain bikers athletes Savilia Blunk and Riley Miller.
Muc-Off    Feb 6, 2020
Video: New Helmets and Colours at the Commencal / Muc-Off by Riding Addiction Team Launch Video: New Helmets and Colours at the Commencal / Muc-Off by Riding Addiction Team Launch
Muc Off become title sponsors of the Commencal team and each member gets a new lid.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 5, 2020
Interview: Jack Moir - "I Always Wanted to do a Full EWS Season, but Never Planned on it Being This Soon" Interview: Jack Moir - "I Always Wanted to do a Full EWS Season, but Never Planned on it Being This Soon"
The Aussie racer on his late move to Canyon and his decision to race enduro in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 5, 2020
Cody Kelley Confirms His Return to Specialized Cody Kelley Confirms His Return to Specialized
Kelley returns to the brand that first gave him a shot in 2010.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 5, 2020
Jack Moir Switches to Enduro Full Time & Will Race for Canyon in 2020 Jack Moir Switches to Enduro Full Time & Will Race for Canyon in 2020
Moir will tackle a full EWS season and select World Cups for the German brand.
   Feb 4, 2020
Video: Patrick Laffey Moves Up to the Unior Devinci Factory Racing Team Video: Patrick Laffey Moves Up to the Unior Devinci Factory Racing Team
The 18-year-old has worked his way up from Devinci's Development team to its Factory squad.
GT Bicycles    Feb 3, 2020
Chris Akrigg Joins GT Bicycles Chris Akrigg Joins GT Bicycles
Mountain bike legend Chris Akrigg joins GT Bicycles.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 31, 2020
Rumor Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2020 MTB Team Rosters Rumor Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2020 MTB Team Rosters
Find out where your favorite racers ended up for the 2020 season.
Ross Bell    Jan 30, 2020
Photo Story: Greg Callaghan Joins Unior Devinci Factory Racing Photo Story: Greg Callaghan Joins Unior Devinci Factory Racing
The 3x EWS winner leaves Cube for a new ride on Unior Devinci alongside Keegan Wright.
UR Team    Jan 30, 2020
Polygon UR Welcomes Joe Breeden to the Team Polygon UR Welcomes Joe Breeden to the Team
The top qualifier from Val di Sole picks up a seat on an elite team.
Sarah Moore    Jan 29, 2020
Christopher Grice Joins Loic Bruni & Finn Iles on Specialized Gravity Christopher Grice Joins Loic Bruni & Finn Iles on Specialized Gravity
A dream come true for the Junior rider to race alongside Loic Bruni and Finn Iles.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 27, 2020
Pivot Factory Racing Signs Morgane Charre Pivot Factory Racing Signs Morgane Charre
The downhill World Champion turned EWS racer is the latest addition to the Pivot ranks.
GT Bicycles    Jan 24, 2020
Brage Vestavik to Ride for GT Bicycles in 2020 Brage Vestavik to Ride for GT Bicycles in 2020
The shred-Viking is back on GT.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 23, 2020
Yeti Re-Signs Jared Graves as an Ambassador Yeti Re-Signs Jared Graves as an Ambassador
Grubby is back in blue after a five-year hiatus.
GT Bicycles    Jan 22, 2020
David Lieb Steps Up to GT Bicycles’ Wing Project David Lieb Steps Up to GT Bicycles’ Wing Project
David now joins the ranks of GT Bicycles' elite ambassadors.
Sarah Moore    Jan 22, 2020
Video: Liv & Giant USA Announce Partnership with Rebecca Rusch Video: Liv & Giant USA Announce Partnership with Rebecca Rusch
The decorated cyclist has begun a multi-year partnership with Liv and Giant.
SIXPACK Racing    Jan 21, 2020
Sixpack Racing Signs Emil Johansson For Bars, Stems and Saddles Sixpack Racing Signs Emil Johansson For Bars, Stems and Saddles
Johansson, Atwill, Gabriel Wibmer and Faviono make up Sixpack's athlete roster.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 20, 2020
Commencal FC Signs Andreu Lacondeguy Commencal FC Signs Andreu Lacondeguy
Andreu joins Lluis on Commencal for the next two seasons.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 20, 2020
CST Sandd Bafang Rebrand as CST PostNL Bafang and Sign Mariske Strauss CST Sandd Bafang Rebrand as CST PostNL Bafang and Sign Mariske Strauss
A new logo and a new rider for Bart Brentjen's Dutch team.
Ed Spratt    Jan 19, 2020
Dylan Stark Signs With YT for 2020 Dylan Stark Signs With YT for 2020
Dylan Stark finds his first major mountain bike sponsorship deal with YT.
Joel Smith    Jan 18, 2020
Video: Alchemy Bikes Thanks Cody Kelley For the Last 2 Years Video: Alchemy Bikes Thanks Cody Kelley For the Last 2 Years
No word yet as to what Cody Kelley will be riding in 2020...
Sarah Moore    Jan 17, 2020
Jerome Clementz Takes New Role as MTB Coordinator Europe for Cannondale, GT & Fabric Jerome Clementz Takes New Role as MTB Coordinator Europe for Cannondale, GT & Fabric
Jerome Clementz has transitioned to a different type of career within the mountain bike industry
   Jan 17, 2020
Rudy Cabirou Joins 'The Brigade' Race Team Rudy Cabirou Joins 'The Brigade' Race Team
Rudy Cabirou will be joining Alex Marin on the new Brigade Team.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 15, 2020
Commencal Bolsters Its Enduro Team with 3 Young French Riders Commencal Bolsters Its Enduro Team with 3 Young French Riders
Alex Rudeau, Laura Charles and Alexis Icardo earn Commencal team spots plus an update on Cecile Ravanel's recovery.
GT Bicycles    Jan 15, 2020
GT Factory Racing Welcomes Johannes von Klebelsberg and Ethan Craik GT Factory Racing Welcomes Johannes von Klebelsberg and Ethan Craik
The Denim Destroyer picks up a Factory ride and confirms he'll be racing in jeans again next year.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 14, 2020
Reed Boggs Joins Yeti Cycles Reed Boggs Joins Yeti Cycles
Reed Boggs signs with the Colorado brand and shows off a wild SB165 build.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 13, 2020
Isabeau Courdurier and the Enduro Collective Part Ways With Intense Isabeau Courdurier and the Enduro Collective Part Ways With Intense
After two successful years with Intense, the Enduro Collective team will be racing on new frames in 2020.
Vitus Bikes    Jan 13, 2020
Rob Warner Joins Vitus Bikes Rob Warner Joins Vitus Bikes
Rob Warner joins the Vitus party on the brand's 50th anniversary
Transition Bikes    Jan 9, 2020
Video: Transition Bikes Welcomes Hannah Bergemann Video: Transition Bikes Welcomes Hannah Bergemann
Huge sends and high speeds as Hannah Bergmann joins Transition.
Sarah Moore    Jan 8, 2020
Fabio Wibmer Switches to Canyon Fabio Wibmer Switches to Canyon
The Austrian rider lands with the German brand for 2020.
Ibis Cycles    Jan 8, 2020
Ibis Enduro Team Adds Cole Lucas Ibis Enduro Team Adds Cole Lucas
The 21-year-old New Zealander had an impressive first year racing as a privateer in 2019.
Sarah Moore    Jan 6, 2020
Nico Vink Joins Transition Bikes Nico Vink Joins Transition Bikes
Vink will be riding the TR11 for his big bike adventures in 2020.
Sarah Moore    Jan 6, 2020
Seth Sherlock Joins Intense Factory Racing Seth Sherlock Joins Intense Factory Racing
Squamish's Seth Sherlock will be joining Intense Factory Racing in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 31, 2019
[Updated] Unno Withdraws From World Cup Downhill Racing [Updated] Unno Withdraws From World Cup Downhill Racing
Greg Williamson has a new ride lined up for 2020
James Smurthwaite    Jan 2, 2020
[Updated] Race Rumours Recap: A Run Down of the Holiday Silly Season [Updated] Race Rumours Recap: A Run Down of the Holiday Silly Season
Kirk McDowall and Rudy Cabirou added to the silly season carousel.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 30, 2019
[Updated] Seagraves Post Videos on Canyon Bikes [Updated] Seagraves Post Videos on Canyon Bikes
Has Tahnee and Kaos' new frame sponsor been leaked early?
James Smurthwaite    Jan 3, 2020
Insync Bikes Pulls Out of Mountain Biking, DH Team to Continue with New Sponsors Insync Bikes Pulls Out of Mountain Biking, DH Team to Continue with New Sponsors
Widmann, Molloy and Cumming have been left without a sponsor as Insync pulls out of mountain biking.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 2, 2020
Video: Commencal Welcomes Aboard Kilian Bron Video: Commencal Welcomes Aboard Kilian Bron
Kilian Bron jumps on the Love Boat with Commencal
Ibis Cycles    Dec 31, 2019
Ibis Announces Lewis Buchanan's Departure Ibis Announces Lewis Buchanan's Departure
Lewis Buchanan will not be on Ibis in 2020.
Sarah Moore    Dec 30, 2019
Fabio Wibmer Announces Departure From Specialized Fabio Wibmer Announces Departure From Specialized
YouTube sensation Fabio Wibmer will be sending his gigantic stair gaps on a different bike next year.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 30, 2019
Cube Bikes Announce Departure of Greg Callaghan Cube Bikes Announce Departure of Greg Callaghan
The Irish EWS racer is headed for a new team in 2020.
Sarah Moore    Dec 29, 2019
Cody Kelley's Partnership With Alchemy Bikes Comes to An End Cody Kelley's Partnership With Alchemy Bikes Comes to An End
It looks like Cody Kelley is another athlete that will be riding in new colours in the new decade.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 28, 2019
Jared Graves & Specialized Part Ways Jared Graves & Specialized Part Ways
Graves thanks Specialized for their support through challenging times.
Sarah Moore    Dec 27, 2019
Updated: Noga Korem Extends Contract with GT Factory for 2 Years Updated: Noga Korem Extends Contract with GT Factory for 2 Years
Despite her post earlier this week, Noga Korem will be remaining with GT Factory.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Video: Darren Berrecloth Says Goodbye to Canyon Bikes Video: Darren Berrecloth Says Goodbye to Canyon Bikes
The 38-year-old Canadian freerider moves on after four years with the German brand.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Reed Boggs Parts Ways with Trek Reed Boggs Parts Ways with Trek
Reed gives his thanks to the brand after 3 years of support.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Video: Marcelo Gutierrez to Take a Year off Racing Video: Marcelo Gutierrez to Take a Year off Racing
Burn out and illness contributed to Marcelo's decision.
Sarah Moore    Dec 27, 2019
Ed Masters Hints He's Moving on From Pivot for 2020 Ed Masters Hints He's Moving on From Pivot for 2020
It looks like Ed Masters may be moving on after 2 years on Pivot.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 26, 2019
Andreu Lacondeguy Bids Farewell to YT Industries Andreu Lacondeguy Bids Farewell to YT Industries
The Spanish Rampage winner will be on a new bike after 8 years with YT.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 26, 2019
Video: Chris Akrigg Off Mongoose After 12 Years Video: Chris Akrigg Off Mongoose After 12 Years
Akrigg releases a mash-up of 40 edits over 12 years to say farewell to Mongoose.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 23, 2019
Camille Balanche Signs With Dorval AM Camille Balanche Signs With Dorval AM
A third Elite woman with podium potential for Dorval AM.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
Devinci Says Farewell to Damien Oton Devinci Says Farewell to Damien Oton
Enduro's Mr Consistent is off to a new team in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
FMD Racing Part Ways With Transition Bikes FMD Racing Part Ways With Transition Bikes
A successful, four-year partnership comes to an end.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
Jack Moir Confirms Departure from Intense Factory Racing Jack Moir Confirms Departure from Intense Factory Racing
Jack Moir parts ways with Intense after five years.
SCOTT Sports    Dec 20, 2019
Video: Scott Bids Farewell to Nico Vink Video: Scott Bids Farewell to Nico Vink
Scott release a highlights edit to celebrate Nico's time with the brand.
Sarah Moore    Dec 19, 2019
Jerome Clementz Departs Cannondale After 11 Years With the Brand Jerome Clementz Departs Cannondale After 11 Years With the Brand
It's hard to imagine Jerome Clementz riding anything other than a Cannondale after seeing him on one for the past decade.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 19, 2019
Bruce Klein Announces Departure From Commencal 100% Bruce Klein Announces Departure From Commencal 100%
Where to next for the young American talent?
Sarah Moore    Dec 18, 2019
George Brannigan Parts Ways With GT Factory Racing George Brannigan Parts Ways With GT Factory Racing
Brannigan's two years on GT Factory were far from easy with four collarbone breaks.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 16, 2019
Florian Nicolai Announces Departure From Canyon Factory Racing Florian Nicolai Announces Departure From Canyon Factory Racing
Flying Flo is on the move to a new team after coming so close to the title in 2019.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 20, 2019
Specialized Hint at New Rider for 2020 Specialized Hint at New Rider for 2020
Will a third rider be joining Loic and Finn next year?
James Smurthwaite    Oct 30, 2019
Why We Think Amaury Pierron Riding An Intense is Just Trolling Why We Think Amaury Pierron Riding An Intense is Just Trolling
Has Amaury just blown the lid on the biggest team move of the offseason? We don't think so.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 24, 2019
2020 Racing Rumours: Moir Off Intense, Dailly to Specialized, & More 2020 Racing Rumours: Moir Off Intense, Dailly to Specialized, & More
It's time to start up the rumour mill. Here's all the gossip and guesses we have so far this offseason.

 
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