Tags: Racing Rumours
Ed Spratt    Dec 1, 2022
Charlie Harrison Announces Retirement from Professional Racing Charlie Harrison Announces Retirement from Professional Racing
Charlie Harrison has announced on social media that he will be stepping away from professional racing after six years.
Ed Spratt    Nov 27, 2022
Jakob Jewett Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV Jakob Jewett Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV
After joining the Canyon CLLCTV in 2020 Jakob has announced he will be leaving the team.
Ed Spratt    Nov 18, 2022
Henrique Avancini Leaves Cannondale After 8 Years Henrique Avancini Leaves Cannondale After 8 Years
After joining the team in 2014 Henrique Avancini will be parting ways with the Cannondale Factory Racing team.
Ed Spratt    Nov 12, 2022
Propain Pauses its Factory Race Team for 2023 Propain Pauses its Factory Race Team for 2023
Propain will be joining Norco on the growing list of companies skipping the 2023 season.
Mike Levy    Nov 10, 2022
Racing Rumour: 2022 EWS Champ Jesse Melamed Leaving Rocky Mountain for Canyon? Racing Rumour: 2022 EWS Champ Jesse Melamed Leaving Rocky Mountain for Canyon?
Rumours have the current EWS champion going to a new team for 2023 and beyond.
Ed Spratt    Nov 4, 2022
Max Hartenstern Extends Contract with Cube Factory Racing Max Hartenstern Extends Contract with Cube Factory Racing
Max Hartenstern has signed with his current team "for many more years."
Sarah Moore    Oct 12, 2022
Pauline Ferrand Prevot Officially Signs with Ineos Grenadiers Pauline Ferrand Prevot Officially Signs with Ineos Grenadiers
The French rider has signed a two-year contract with Ineos Grenadiers and will be targeting gold at Paris 2024.
Ed Spratt    Oct 2, 2022
Jamie Edmondson Parts Ways With the RockShox Trek Race Team Jamie Edmondson Parts Ways With the RockShox Trek Race Team
Jamie Edmondson is leaving the RockShox Trek Race Team after two years.
Ed Spratt    Oct 1, 2022
Norco Pauses its DH & XC Factory Teams for 2023 Norco Pauses its DH & XC Factory Teams for 2023
Norco will continue to develop its next-generation DH and XC platforms while working through the industry's recovery from the pandemic.
rasoulution    Jun 15, 2022
Alma Wiggberg Joins the Global Specialized Bicycles Program Alma Wiggberg Joins the Global Specialized Bicycles Program
The 19-year-old freerider has officially joined the global Specialized Bicycles program, with a long-term commitment from the Californian based brand.
Canyon    Apr 18, 2022
Gloria Scarsi Joins the Canyon CLLCTV Dainese Enduro Team Gloria Scarsi Joins the Canyon CLLCTV Dainese Enduro Team
Road and Track racer Gloria Scarsi joins the Canyon CLLCTV Dainese Enduro Team for her first season of EWS racing.
Sarah Moore    Apr 11, 2022
Mick Hannah & Keegan Wright Sign with Yeti Mick Hannah & Keegan Wright Sign with Yeti
Mick Hannah and Keegan Wright raced on Yeti for the first time this weekend.
NS Bikes    Apr 2, 2022
Maja Wloszczowska Signs with NS Bikes Maja Wloszczowska Signs with NS Bikes
After two decades of XC racing, Maja Włoszczowska will be riding for NS bikes as she starts her retirement from professional racing.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 31, 2022
New Zealand Freerider Robin Goomes Signs with Yeti New Zealand Freerider Robin Goomes Signs with Yeti
Robin Goomes made waves last summer as the first woman to ever backflip in a Crankworx competition.
Allied Cycle Works    Mar 28, 2022
Lea Davison Signs with Allied Cycle Works Lea Davison Signs with Allied Cycle Works
Lea Davison recently retired from World Cup XC, but it looks like there may be gravel racing in her future!
   Mar 22, 2022
Unior - Sinter Factory Racing Announces 2022 Team, Now Including BMX & MTB Freestyle Athletes Unior - Sinter Factory Racing Announces 2022 Team, Now Including BMX & MTB Freestyle Athletes
The team has a new look, new team partners, more events in the calendar, and most importantly, new riders for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 18, 2022
Manon Carpenter to Mentor Izabela Yankova on Gen S Team Manon Carpenter to Mentor Izabela Yankova on Gen S Team
The current Junior World Champion will be mentored by the 2014 Elite World Champion
   Mar 18, 2022
Propain Welcomes Ryan Rodriguez & Dylan Crane Propain Welcomes Ryan Rodriguez & Dylan Crane
As part of Propain's expansion to the USA, it has added Ryan Rodriguez & Dylan Crane to its list of riders.
French Connexion Racing    Mar 5, 2022
Video: Sunn French Connexion Team Welcomes Nans Arnaud Video: Sunn French Connexion Team Welcomes Nans Arnaud
17-year-old Nans Arnaud has proven to be a constant podium threat in the U21 EWS.
RAAW Mountain Bikes    Mar 4, 2022
555 RAAW Gravity Racing Announces 2022 Team 555 RAAW Gravity Racing Announces 2022 Team
British Women’s Elite National Downhill Champion Katherine Sharp joins Luke Williamson, Ryan Brannen and Douglas Goodwill on the team.
Ibis Cycles    Mar 2, 2022
Video: Ibis Partners with Jenny Rissveds & Team 31 Video: Ibis Partners with Jenny Rissveds & Team 31
In addition to Jenny, the team includes returning member Kelsey Urban and Linn Gustaffzon, a Swedish National Rider racing on her first factory program.
WeAreOne Composites    Mar 2, 2022
We Are One Composites Announces All Canadian Enduro Team for 2022 We Are One Composites Announces All Canadian Enduro Team for 2022
Emmett Hancock from Pinkbike Academy lands a ride on the We Are One team alongside Jacob Tooke, Johnny Helly, and Jack Menzies.
Cadence    Feb 28, 2022
Details Announced for KTM Vittoria World Cup XC Team Details Announced for KTM Vittoria World Cup XC Team
Léna Gérault, Maxime Loret, Tatiana Tournut and Mathis Guay form the KTM Vittoria Team.
Sarah Moore    Feb 28, 2022
Christian Rigal Signs with Specialized Christian Rigal Signs with Specialized
Inspired by his BMX background, Christian Rigal is hoping to bring fresh ideas and a new perspective to mountain biking.
Steffen Martin    Feb 25, 2022
Thömus Maxon Launches 2022 XC Race Team with Mathias Flückiger,  Alessandra Keller and More Thömus Maxon Launches 2022 XC Race Team with Mathias Flückiger, Alessandra Keller and More
After its most successful season ever in 2021 the Thömus maxon Swiss Mountain Bike Racing team is back looking for another big year in 2022.
Sarah Moore    Feb 24, 2022
Jared Graves Retires from Racing - Will Become Yeti Team Performance Coach Jared Graves Retires from Racing - Will Become Yeti Team Performance Coach
Jared Graves will keep riding Yeti bikes, but will transition from racer to Team Performance Coach.
Polygon Bikes    Feb 24, 2022
Video: Amy Morrison Signs with Polygon Video: Amy Morrison Signs with Polygon
The American enduro racer will be riding for Polygon at select EWS races, North American EWS qualifiers, US Nationals, and Sea Otter in 2022.
rasoulution    Feb 23, 2022
Gabriel Wibmer Joins Riding Culture Gabriel Wibmer Joins Riding Culture
The young Austrian joins the Swiss brand that makes durable jeans and apparel for mountain bikers, cyclists, skaters and BMX.
   Feb 23, 2022
Video: Bas Van Steenbergen Signs with ilabb Video: Bas Van Steenbergen Signs with ilabb
The New Zealand brand has partnered with Bas Van Steenbergen.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 23, 2022
Sam Hill Signs with Fox for Helmets & Goggles Sam Hill Signs with Fox for Helmets & Goggles
The news was finally revealed this morning after a week of teasing on social media.
Sarah Moore    Feb 22, 2022
Lea Davison Announces Retirement from International Racing Lea Davison Announces Retirement from International Racing
Davison plans to transition to domestic racing and focus on the Lifetime Grand Prix.
RAAW Mountain Bikes    Feb 19, 2022
RAAW Signs Stevie Schneider RAAW Signs Stevie Schneider
Stevie Schneider and RAAW will be joining forces in 2022.
Marzocchi MTB Suspension    Feb 17, 2022
Marzocchi Welcomes Samantha Soriano Marzocchi Welcomes Samantha Soriano
Samantha Soriano's Canyon Torque will be equipped with Marzocchi suspension for 2022.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 16, 2022
Matt Stuttard & Brady Stone Sign With New EWS Team Polygon Factory Racing Matt Stuttard & Brady Stone Sign With New EWS Team Polygon Factory Racing
Polygon Factory Racing has entered the EWS scene, signing Matt Stuttard and young gun Brady Stone.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 15, 2022
Intense Factory Racing Seems to Have Signed With Vee Tire Co. Intense Factory Racing Seems to Have Signed With Vee Tire Co.
Intense's team members haven't been shy about posting photos of their bikes set up with tires from Vee Tire Co.
Mons Royale    Feb 15, 2022
Video: Casey Brown Signs with Mons Royale Video: Casey Brown Signs with Mons Royale
Casey Brown says the partnership with a natural fibre brand aligns with her values.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 10, 2022
Maxxis Introduces Maxxis Factory Racing with Haley Hunter Smith, Andrew L'Esperance, Sophie Allen & Colton Peterson Maxxis Introduces Maxxis Factory Racing with Haley Hunter Smith, Andrew L'Esperance, Sophie Allen & Colton Peterson
2021 Tokyo Olympian Haley Smith will join three other racers on a new cross country and enduro team.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2022
Florian Nicolai Signs with BH Racing Florian Nicolai Signs with BH Racing
Nicolai moves to the Spanish brand after two seasons with Trek.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2022
Isla Short to Ride Juliana Bikes on a Self-Run Program Isla Short to Ride Juliana Bikes on a Self-Run Program
Isla is targeting World Cups, the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the 2024 Olympics.
   Feb 3, 2022
Hanna Steinthaler Joins the Cube Actionteam for 2022 Hanna Steinthaler Joins the Cube Actionteam for 2022
Hanna Steinthaler joins Veronika Brüchle, Jonas Goeweil and Gusti Wildhaber to complete the 2022 team roster.
Ed Spratt    Jan 15, 2022
Updated: Leatt Sponsors Pivot Factory Racing - A Complete Timeline of 2022 Team Moves Updated: Leatt Sponsors Pivot Factory Racing - A Complete Timeline of 2022 Team Moves
We have pulled together all of the departures and retirements so far this offseason and this will be updated as more news comes in.
7mesh    Feb 3, 2022
Rémy Métailler Partners with 7mesh for 2022 Rémy Métailler Partners with 7mesh for 2022
7mesh will now be Rémy Métailler's head-to-toe apparel partner.
   Feb 1, 2022
The Ruso Brothers Join Propain Bikes The Ruso Brothers Join Propain Bikes
The Ruso Brothers will be representing Propain.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 28, 2022
9 2022 Team Changes That Flew Under the Radar 9 2022 Team Changes That Flew Under the Radar
The UCI team release revealed some rider shuffling that had not yet been announced.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 28, 2022
Rumour Season is Almost Over - The UCI Releases the 2022 Team List Rumour Season is Almost Over - The UCI Releases the 2022 Team List
After months of speculation, teasing, and trolling, the team rumors season is coming to a close
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 27, 2022
Mille Johnset & Angel Suarez Join Commencal/100% Mille Johnset & Angel Suarez Join Commencal/100%
Mille Johnset and Angel Suarez will join Hugo Frixtalon, Greg Williamson and Thomas Estaque on the Commencal/100% team in 2022.
Ed Spratt    Jan 27, 2022
Oisin O'Callaghan Stays with YT for 2022 Oisin O'Callaghan Stays with YT for 2022
YT will still race World Cups in 2022 despite the Mob taking a break.
French Connexion Racing    Jan 27, 2022
Sunn French Connexion Racing Announces 2022 Team Sunn French Connexion Racing Announces 2022 Team
Theo Galy, Irenée Menjou, Nans Arnaud and Leo Delfour will be racing for the team in 2022.
Cycles Devinci    Jan 26, 2022
Evan Wall Joins Devinci Global Racing for 2022 Evan Wall Joins Devinci Global Racing for 2022
The winner of season one of Pinkbike Academy joins Greg Callaghan and Georgia Astle for the full EWS circuit.
Sarah Moore    Jan 25, 2022
Reed Boggs Signs With Yeti for Another 3 Years Reed Boggs Signs With Yeti for Another 3 Years
Yeti Cycles announced today that Reed Boggs is returning to Yeti for another three years.
UR Team    Jan 25, 2022
George Brannigan Signs With NS Bikes UR Team George Brannigan Signs With NS Bikes UR Team
George will be competing at all the World Cup rounds and a selection of Crankworx and other events.
GAMUX BIKES    Jan 25, 2022
Gamux Announces its 2022 Factory Program Gamux Announces its 2022 Factory Program
Lino Lehmann, Loris Michellod, Mike Huter & Romeo Cairoli make up the 2022 Gamux line up.
Sarah Moore    Jan 20, 2022
Brett Rheeder & Trek Part Ways After 9 Years Brett Rheeder & Trek Part Ways After 9 Years
Brett Rheeder has signed a two-year contract with a different bike brand.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 20, 2022
Commencal Signs Pro BMX Racer Sylvain André Commencal Signs Pro BMX Racer Sylvain André
Commencal announces its return to BMX with the signing of 2018 World Champion Sylvain André.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 19, 2022
Erik Fedko Signs with YT Industries Erik Fedko Signs with YT Industries
YT has today announced it has signed slopestyle rider Erik Fedko.
Ibis Cycles    Jan 18, 2022
Raphaela Richter Joins the Ibis Cycles Enduro Team Raphaela Richter Joins the Ibis Cycles Enduro Team
Raphaela is no stranger to the EWS podium and has her sights set on more.
Ed Spratt    Jan 15, 2022
Privateer Bikes Sign Fergus Ryan Privateer Bikes Sign Fergus Ryan
Privateer Bikes has announced it has signed Fergus Ryan to race and help develop its bikes for 2022 and 2023.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 14, 2022
Joe Breeden & Dakotah Norton Join Intense Factory Racing Joe Breeden & Dakotah Norton Join Intense Factory Racing
Intense has announced its 2022 downhill program with the additions of Dakotah Norton and Joe Breeden.
   Jan 14, 2022
Propain Bikes Welcome Jono Jones Propain Bikes Welcome Jono Jones
Jono Jones will be riding Propain bikes for 2022 and beyond.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 13, 2022
Luca Shaw Joins the Canyon Cllctv Luca Shaw Joins the Canyon Cllctv
Luca Shaw's 2022 race team has been the subject of a lot of speculation this off season but finally we have our answer.
Ed Spratt    Jan 13, 2022
Izabela Yankova Riding for Specialized in 2022 Izabela Yankova Riding for Specialized in 2022
Izabela Yankova has revealed that she will be racing on Specialized bikes for the 2022 season.
Ed Spratt    Jan 12, 2022
Cam Zink Signs with Devinci Cam Zink Signs with Devinci
Zink lands a new deal with the Canadian brand.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 11, 2022
David Trummer Signs with MS Mondraker David Trummer Signs with MS Mondraker
The 2020 World Championship silver medalist and three times National Champion has found a new home on the Mondraker team.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 11, 2022
Loana Lecomte Signs with New Canyon Cllctv XC Team Loana Lecomte Signs with New Canyon Cllctv XC Team
Loana Lecomte has joined the new Canyon Cllctv XCO team alongside Thomas Griot and Luca Schwarzbauer.
Ed Spratt    Jan 10, 2022
Loana Lecomte Parts Ways with Massi Loana Lecomte Parts Ways with Massi
2021 overall XC World Cup winner Loana Lecomte will be leaving the team after four years.
Ed Spratt    Jan 8, 2022
Kye A'Hern Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV Kye A'Hern Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV
After four years with the Canyon CLLCTV, Kye A'Hern will be riding for a new team in 2022.
Ed Spratt    Jan 7, 2022
Tuhoto-Ariki Parts Ways with The Union Team Tuhoto-Ariki Parts Ways with The Union Team
The Union race team has announced Tuhoto-Ariki will be leaving the team for "bigger pastures" in 2022.
Ed Spratt    Jan 6, 2022
Greg Callaghan Signs for Another Two Years with Devinci Greg Callaghan Signs for Another Two Years with Devinci
Greg Callaghan is sticking with his current setup for at least the next two years.
UR Team    Jan 6, 2022
Video: Junior Racer Vanesa Petrovskas Joins the UR Team Video: Junior Racer Vanesa Petrovskas Joins the UR Team
16-year-old Vanesa Petrovska from Slovakia will be joining the UR Team in 2022.
Sarah Moore    Jan 6, 2022
Vlad Dascalu Joins Trek Factory Racing Vlad Dascalu Joins Trek Factory Racing
Dascalu will be the final member on Trek Factory Racing for the 2022 season, joining Evie Richards, Jolanda Neff, Anton Cooper, Riley Amos and Maddie Munro.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 4, 2022
Vlad Dascalu Bids Farewell to Trek Pirelli Vlad Dascalu Bids Farewell to Trek Pirelli
Vlad's journey with the team peaked at the final World Cup of 2021 where he finished second in Snowshoe, his best ever result.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 1, 2022
Joe Breeden Announces Departure From UR Team Joe Breeden Announces Departure From UR Team
Joe bids farewell after the traditional mtb contract end date of December 31.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 1, 2022
8 More Holiday Team Changes for 2022 8 More Holiday Team Changes for 2022
A round up of interesting team news that slipped through the Christmas cracks.
Ed Spratt    Dec 31, 2021
Neko Mulally Parts Ways with Intense Factory Racing Neko Mulally Parts Ways with Intense Factory Racing
Neko Mulally has announced he will be leaving the Intense Factory Racing Team after three years.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 29, 2021
Haley Hunter Smith Says Farewell to Norco Haley Hunter Smith Says Farewell to Norco
The Commonwealth medallist is off to a new race program for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 29, 2021
Angel Suarez & Alex Marin Part Ways With Commencal 21 Team Angel Suarez & Alex Marin Part Ways With Commencal 21 Team
Suarez crowned off the year with his best-ever result and first World Cup podium by finishing 3rd in Snowshoe.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 28, 2021
Christopher Blevins Parts Ways with Trinity Racing Christopher Blevins Parts Ways with Trinity Racing
After a monumental year, Christopher Blevins will have a new team for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 23, 2021
Mille Johnset Moves on From Atherton Racing After 8 Years Mille Johnset Moves on From Atherton Racing After 8 Years
Mille has graduated through the Atherton development squad to become one of the world's fastest women as part of the team.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 22, 2021
Matt Stuttard & Privateer Bikes Part Ways Matt Stuttard & Privateer Bikes Part Ways
Stuttard's partnership with Hunt Bike Wheels led to the development of Privateer's first enduro bike, but now it's time to move on.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 21, 2021
Video: The YT Mob is 'Taking a Break' in 2022 Video: The YT Mob is 'Taking a Break' in 2022
We're not sure what this means for Dakotah Norton, Dave Trummer, Oisin O'Callaghan or Guy Johnston yet.
Ibis Cycles    Dec 21, 2021
Ibis Says Goodbye to Bex Baraona Ibis Says Goodbye to Bex Baraona
After a successful stint together, Bex Baraona and Ibis are parting ways.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 21, 2021
Tinker Juarez Signs With New Floyd's of Leadville CBD Team Tinker Juarez Signs With New Floyd's of Leadville CBD Team
Just a couple of months after being let go by Cannondale, Tinker has been announced as the lead rider on a new team supported by Floyd Landis.
Rocky Mountain    Dec 18, 2021
Carson Storch & Rocky Mountain Part Ways Carson Storch & Rocky Mountain Part Ways
After a successful career with Rocky Mountain since 2016, Carson Storch is moving on.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 17, 2021
Mondraker Bids Farewell to Laurie Greenland Mondraker Bids Farewell to Laurie Greenland
Greenland has delivered more podiums on a Mondraker than any other rider.
Ed Spratt    Dec 10, 2021
Gerardo Ulloa Signs with Massi Gerardo Ulloa Signs with Massi
Ulloa took Mexico's first World Cup win of any kind in mountain biking during the XCC race in 2020 at Nove Mesto.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 9, 2021
Mona Mitterwallner Joins Cannondale Factory Racing Mona Mitterwallner Joins Cannondale Factory Racing
The 19-year-old Austrian phenom only started racing in 2017 but is already a multiple World Champion and was the winner of every Under 23 World Cup in 2021.
Nukeproof    Dec 9, 2021
Louise Ferguson Joins Nukeproof Louise Ferguson Joins Nukeproof
Louise Ferguson signs with Nukeproof after winning the Queenstown DH at the Crankworx Summer Series NZ.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 6, 2021
Evan Wall Parts Ways with Orbea Evan Wall Parts Ways with Orbea
The 2020 Pinkbike Academy champ will be on a different bike next season.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 24, 2021
Breakout U23 Racer Riley Amos Joins Trek Factory Racing Breakout U23 Racer Riley Amos Joins Trek Factory Racing
Amos took his first U23 World Cup win in Leogang as a 19 year old.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 24, 2021
Mona Mitterwallner Parts Ways with Trek Vaude Team Mona Mitterwallner Parts Ways with Trek Vaude Team
Mitterwallner won just about everything at U23 level in 2021.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 9, 2021
Aaron Gwin Announces Renewed Contract with Intense Aaron Gwin Announces Renewed Contract with Intense
'Tis the season for riders to start shuffling teams, but looks like Gwin will stay right where he is.
SR Suntour    Oct 15, 2021
Video: SR Suntour Welcomes Tayte Proulx Royds to the Team Video: SR Suntour Welcomes Tayte Proulx Royds to the Team
12-year-old Tayte Proulx Royds joins the SR Suntour lineup of riders after competing at the Dark Horse Invitational and Crankworx BC events.
Ed Spratt    Oct 8, 2021
Damien Oton Announces He Will Be Stepping Away From EWS Racing Damien Oton Announces He Will Be Stepping Away From EWS Racing
Damien Oton will not be racing the EWS next year as he continues to work with Orbea on other projects.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 6, 2021
Tinker Juarez Announces Split with Cannondale in Now Deleted Social Media Post Tinker Juarez Announces Split with Cannondale in Now Deleted Social Media Post
Juarez, a Mountain Bike Hall of Famer, World Cup winner and two-time Olympian, first signed with Cannondale in 1994.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 27, 2021
Victor Koretzky Has Signed With B&B Hotels KTM... Or Has He? Victor Koretzky Has Signed With B&B Hotels KTM... Or Has He?
Koretzky has announced a road team signing but KMC Orbea believe he's still under contract with them.
Ibis Cycles    Sep 17, 2021
Robin Wallner Announces Retirement from EWS Racing Robin Wallner Announces Retirement from EWS Racing
Robin Wallner began his EWS career at Finale Ligure in 2014, so it's fitting that he announced his retirement today at the same venue.
UR Team    Sep 13, 2021
Mick Hannah to Retire From World Cup Racing After Snowshoe Mick Hannah to Retire From World Cup Racing After Snowshoe
After an incredible 20 years of racing, the legend of our sports Sick Mick Hannah announces that his last World Cup will be this weekend in Snowshoe.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 6, 2021
Mathieu Van Der Poel Signs With Alpecin Fenix Until 2025 Mathieu Van Der Poel Signs With Alpecin Fenix Until 2025
One of Van der Poel's goals is to be the World Champion in three disciplines.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 5, 2021
Alex Marin Leaves The Brigade Team & Production Privee Alex Marin Leaves The Brigade Team & Production Privee
Alex Marin said the team has been working on developing the new Production Privee downhill bike, while he would prefer to focus on racing.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 9, 2021
Two-Time BMX Rider of the Year Brad Simms Joins Canyon Two-Time BMX Rider of the Year Brad Simms Joins Canyon
Last year, Brad earned two of the sport’s most sought-after accolades - the 2020 NORA Cup BMX Rider of The Year and the 2020 Vital BMX Rider of The Year
James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2021
Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon
The Japanese trials rider becomes the latest member of the Cllctv.
Steel City Media    Apr 30, 2021
Steel City Media Launches the Union Race Program to Support Privateers & Future Talent Steel City Media Launches the Union Race Program to Support Privateers & Future Talent
After more than ten years documenting World Cups and the MTB scene, Steel City Media has decided to give something back and support up and coming riders.
Ed Spratt    Apr 26, 2021
Manon Carpenter Announces Move to Specialized & Sustainable Trails Project Manon Carpenter Announces Move to Specialized & Sustainable Trails Project
Manon Carpenter will now be riding for Specialized while she explores the topic of creating a sustainable future for our trails.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 18, 2021
Video: Katy Winton to Ride on Nukeproof Bikes in 2021 Video: Katy Winton to Ride on Nukeproof Bikes in 2021
Other sponsors include SRAM, Rockshox, Zipp, Crankbrothers and Troy Lee Designs
James Smurthwaite    Apr 6, 2021
Video: Specialized Returns to the EWS with Kevin Miquel, Charles Murray & More Video: Specialized Returns to the EWS with Kevin Miquel, Charles Murray & More
Despite a sprinkling of clues over social media, Specialized has been able to keep most of the details around its new enduro team under wraps, until now.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 19, 2021
The Complete Guide to the 2021 World Cup DH Teams The Complete Guide to the 2021 World Cup DH Teams
After a season of speculation and sponsorship announcements, the official UCI downhill teams are out.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 16, 2021
Kevin Miquel Appears To Have Signed with Specialized Kevin Miquel Appears To Have Signed with Specialized
Kevin Miquel hasn't officially announced his new bike sponsor, but training in a Specialized kit with Loic Bruni is pretty suggestive...
Ed Spratt    Mar 11, 2021
Jose Borges Joins the Canyon Collective Jose Borges Joins the Canyon Collective
The Portuguese rider is joining Ines Thoma, Jack Moir, Dimitri Tordo, Fabien Barel and Loris Revelli on Canyon in 2021.
Ed Spratt    Mar 5, 2021
EWS Publishes 2021 Team List EWS Publishes 2021 Team List
After months of speculation, teasing, and trolling, the EWS rumors season is coming to a close
James Smurthwaite    Mar 5, 2021
Husqvarna to Join EWS-E With Alex Fayolle as Rider Husqvarna to Join EWS-E With Alex Fayolle as Rider
The legendary moto brand is taking on a new challenge with the Lourdes World Cup winner.
   Mar 5, 2021
Video: X-Fusion Shox Welcomes Adolf Silva to the Team Video: X-Fusion Shox Welcomes Adolf Silva to the Team
Adolf Silva will be sending his wild tricks and Rampage runs on X-Fusion suspension as he partners with the brand for 2021 and beyond.
Nukeproof    Mar 5, 2021
Nukeproof Welcomes Dan Booker Nukeproof Welcomes Dan Booker
After a recommendation from Sam Hill, Nukeproof has signed the 23-year-old to the team.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 4, 2021
EWS Podium Contender Raphaela Richter to Represent Intend Suspension EWS Podium Contender Raphaela Richter to Represent Intend Suspension
Raphaela achieved a 2nd place at EWS Les Orres in 2019 as a privateer. It will be exciting to see what she can do with more industry support.
iago Garay    Feb 26, 2021
Iago Garay Signs with Santa Cruz Bicycles for Another 2 years Iago Garay Signs with Santa Cruz Bicycles for Another 2 years
After eight-years together Iago Garay and Santa Cruz will continue their partnership for another two years.
Sarah Moore    Feb 23, 2021
Video: Max Fredriksson Signs With Cannondale Video: Max Fredriksson Signs With Cannondale
We find out where the Swedish dirt jumper and YouTuber is headed after four years with NS Bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team
Continental Nukeproof Racing will support Irish youngsters Chris Cumming and Ronan Dunne on their first Elite campaign.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 22, 2021
Brook Macdonald Signs for 3 More Years with Mondraker Brook Macdonald Signs for 3 More Years with Mondraker
Brook will be continuing with the MS team until at least 2023.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Feb 19, 2021
Video: Commencal Bicycles Welcomes Garret Mechem Video: Commencal Bicycles Welcomes Garret Mechem
After being crowned Red Bull Rookie of the Year in 2020, Garret Mechem has joined Commencal for 2021 and beyond.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2021
Brendan Fairclough Signs for 3 More Years with Scott Brendan Fairclough Signs for 3 More Years with Scott
Alongside racing World Cups, Scott says the 33 year old will be "producing numerous edits, TV Shows and perhaps even more films in the future”
Ed Spratt    Feb 18, 2021
Scott-SRAM Racing Switches to Syncros' One-Piece Carbon Wheels Scott-SRAM Racing Switches to Syncros' One-Piece Carbon Wheels
Syncros' Silverton SL wheels hit the scales at a claimed 1290 grams.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021 Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021
After six successful years with YT, Adolf Silva has bought himself a bike instead of partnering with a new frame sponsor.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team
Following in the footsteps of Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Missy Giove, and the Hannah siblings, Orange's long lineage in racing continues in 2021.
Sarah Moore    Feb 12, 2021
Laurie Arsenault Joins Emily Batty on Canyon for 2021 Laurie Arsenault Joins Emily Batty on Canyon for 2021
The four-time Canadian National Champion in the Junior and U23 categories moves up to the Elite category for 2021.
Ed Spratt    Feb 12, 2021
The Lapierre Zipp Collective Welcomes U21 Rider Lisandru Bertini, Renthal & WTB to the Team The Lapierre Zipp Collective Welcomes U21 Rider Lisandru Bertini, Renthal & WTB to the Team
Lisandru Bertini joins the top-level EWS team that now sports an average age of just 23
Sarah Moore    Feb 11, 2021
Dan Wolfe Announces 2021 Partners & Continues Role As Pinkbike EWS Social Media Correspondant Dan Wolfe Announces 2021 Partners & Continues Role As Pinkbike EWS Social Media Correspondant
Dan Wolfe will continue to race the Enduro World Series and bring you the behind-the-scenes racing experience to Pinkbike's Instagram channel.
Propain Factory Racing    Feb 11, 2021
Propain Factory Racing Confirms 2021 Team Line-Up Propain Factory Racing Confirms 2021 Team Line-Up
George Brannigan, Henry Kerr, Luke Meier-Smith & Remy Meier-Smith will be riding for the Propain Factory Racing team this season.
   Feb 9, 2021
Rudy Cabirou Re-signs for The Brigade Alongside Newcomer Rafael Villegas Rudy Cabirou Re-signs for The Brigade Alongside Newcomer Rafael Villegas
25-year-old, Rudy Cabirou signs on for another year with The Brigade MTB Team joining Alex Marin, Mélanie Chappaz and new-comer Rafael Villegas.
Lukas Haider    Feb 6, 2021
MS Mondraker Confirms Team Line-Up for Their 10th Race Season MS Mondraker Confirms Team Line-Up for Their 10th Race Season
Brook MacDonald, Laurie Greenland, Eleonora Farina and Thibault Laly will be joined by three new riders this year.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 2, 2021
6 Time Moto GP World Champion Marc Marquez Partners with Mondraker 6 Time Moto GP World Champion Marc Marquez Partners with Mondraker
Marc and his brother Alex use mountain biking to sharpen their skills for the racetrack.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 29, 2021
Rumour Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2021 Team List Rumour Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2021 Team List
After months of speculation, teasing, and trolling, the UCI has released the team list for 2021.
   Jan 29, 2021
Mélanie Chappaz Confirmed as the Latest Member of The Brigade Mélanie Chappaz Confirmed as the Latest Member of The Brigade
The 2017 UCI Junior World Champion will be racing on the new aluminium Production Privee downhill bike.
   Jan 27, 2021
Gusti Wildhaber, Veronika Brüchle & Jonas Goeweil Form the Cube Actionteam for 2021 Gusti Wildhaber, Veronika Brüchle & Jonas Goeweil Form the Cube Actionteam for 2021
The CUBE Actionteam celebrates ten years with a roster update. Gusti Wildhaber stays, joined by new riders Veronika Brüchle and Jonas Goeweil.
Sarah Moore    Jan 26, 2021
Remy Metailler Signs with Propain Bicycles Remy Metailler Signs with Propain Bicycles
After four years with Cube Bikes, the Squamish local partners with Propain Bicycles.
   Jan 25, 2021
Commencal Enduro Team Announces New Partners & 2 New Riders for 2021 Commencal Enduro Team Announces New Partners & 2 New Riders for 2021
The Commencal Enduro Team will be joined by Northwave, Schwalbe, Leatt, and SDG as official team sponsors for the upcoming race season.
GT Bicycles    Jan 22, 2021
Video: Brage Vestavik Signs with GT for Another 2 Years Video: Brage Vestavik Signs with GT for Another 2 Years
Brage Vestavik will keep on jibbing, slashing and sending with GT.
   Jan 21, 2021
Video: Max Fredriksson & NS Bikes Part Ways Video: Max Fredriksson & NS Bikes Part Ways
The 25-year-old says he has new goals, new purposes, new ambition and lots of new motivation for 2021.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 21, 2021
Video: 17-year-old Ike Klaassen Joins Commencal South Africa Video: 17-year-old Ike Klaassen Joins Commencal South Africa
The 17-year-old is another rider joining Commencal for the upcoming race season.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 20, 2021
Emily Batty Signs With Canyon Emily Batty Signs With Canyon
The Canadian XCO racer hopes to find Olympic success with her new team.
   Jan 19, 2021
Production Privee Sponsors The Brigade Team for 2021 with New Downhill Bike Production Privee Sponsors The Brigade Team for 2021 with New Downhill Bike
A new machined aluminium frame is set for World Cup racing under Alex Marin in 2021.
rasoulution    Jan 18, 2021
Gabriel Wibmer Signs with Canyon Gabriel Wibmer Signs with Canyon
Gabriel Wibmer will be joining his cousin as he makes the switch to Canyon bikes this year.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 13, 2021
Lewis Buchanan Signs with Norco Lewis Buchanan Signs with Norco
Buchanan comes on board as an athlete and content producer.
Ibis Cycles    Jan 12, 2021
Video: Zakarias Johansen Joins Ibis Cycles Video: Zakarias Johansen Joins Ibis Cycles
Zakarias Johansen will rejoining the Ibis Cycles EWS Team, where he began his EWS career.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 12, 2021
World Cup Legend Tomi Misser Returns to Mondraker World Cup Legend Tomi Misser Returns to Mondraker
3x World Cup winner and reigning XC and DH Masters World Champion, Tomas Misser, has announced he has returned to the brand he raced with from 2003 until the end of his professional career.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Jan 11, 2021
Video: Commencal Welcomes Ángel Suárez Video: Commencal Welcomes Ángel Suárez
Ángel Suárez joins the Commencal 21 team alongside Charlie Julia and Pau Menoyo.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 11, 2021
Danny Hart Signs With Cube Factory Racing Danny Hart Signs With Cube Factory Racing
The two time World Champion has four World Cup wins to his name and moves to Cube after three years with Madison Saracen.
Ed Spratt    Jan 11, 2021
Emil Johansson Signs with Etnies Emil Johansson Signs with Etnies
Emil Johansson will be joining Brandon Semenuk on Etnies MTB team.
French Connexion Racing    Jan 6, 2021
Theo Galy Signs with Sunn French Connexion Racing for 2021 Theo Galy Signs with Sunn French Connexion Racing for 2021
French national champion Theo Galy finished third in the overall EWS global ranking in 2020. He will continue to ride the Sunn Kern in 2021 on an all-new team.
Ed Spratt    Jan 4, 2021
Isla Short Joins the Orbea Factory Team Isla Short Joins the Orbea Factory Team
After running her own program in previous years, Isla joins the Spanish setup.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 3, 2021
Bruce Klein Announces Retirement From Full Time Racing Bruce Klein Announces Retirement From Full Time Racing
Klein has won many races on the US domestic circuit and has twice picked up a medal at the Canadian Open DH race at Crankworx Whistler.
Sarah Moore    Jan 1, 2021
Eliot Jackson Signs With Santa Cruz Eliot Jackson Signs With Santa Cruz
Eliot Jackson will be riding for Santa Cruz Bicycles this coming year.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 1, 2021
Veronique Sandler Signs with Santa Cruz Veronique Sandler Signs with Santa Cruz
Sandler will also be supported by Title, Five Ten, WTB, Giro and SRAM.
Sarah Moore    Jan 1, 2021
Loris Vergier Signs With Trek Factory Racing Loris Vergier Signs With Trek Factory Racing
Vergier will be on Trek Factory Racing for 2021 alongside World Champion Reece Wilson, Charlie Harrison and Kade Edwards.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2020
Unior Tools Team Parts Ways With Devinci as Frame Sponsor After 3 Years Unior Tools Team Parts Ways With Devinci as Frame Sponsor After 3 Years
The Unior Tools team has been racing on Devinci bikes in downhill, enduro and cross country.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2020
Veronique Sandler Parts Ways with Marin Veronique Sandler Parts Ways with Marin
UK based Sandler joined Marin from Wideopen Mag and has since been instrumental in the construction of the Vision Line at Revolution Bike Park and starred in her own freeride movie.
Sarah Moore    Dec 23, 2020
XC World Champion Jordan Sarrou Off Absolute Absalon in 2021 XC World Champion Jordan Sarrou Off Absolute Absalon in 2021
Jordan Sarrou has announced that he'll be moving on from the Absolute Absalon team and BMC for 2021.
Sarah Moore    Dec 17, 2020
SRAM & Commencal Muc-Off Team Part Ways After 5 Years SRAM & Commencal Muc-Off Team Part Ways After 5 Years
SRAM has announced they will be parting ways with the Commencal Muc-Off team after being a team partner for five years.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 16, 2020
Katy Winton Parts Ways with Trek Factory Racing Enduro Team After 5 Years Katy Winton Parts Ways with Trek Factory Racing Enduro Team After 5 Years
Reading between the lines, it sounds like Katy is still without a team for the 2021 season.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 15, 2020
Jose Borges Parts Ways with Miranda  Factory Racing Jose Borges Parts Ways with Miranda Factory Racing
The EWS top ten regular is off to a new team for 2021 and beyond.
Ed Spratt    Dec 12, 2020
Yoann Barelli Says Farewell to Commencal after 4 Years Yoann Barelli Says Farewell to Commencal after 4 Years
After four years with the brand, Yoann Barelli has parted ways with Commencal.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 11, 2020
Emily Batty and Trek Part Ways After 12 Years Emily Batty and Trek Part Ways After 12 Years
Emily Batty moves on from the brand she has been with most of her racing life.
Ed Spratt    Dec 7, 2020
Lewis Buchanan Parts Way with Forbidden as a Frame Sponsor for 2021 Lewis Buchanan Parts Way with Forbidden as a Frame Sponsor for 2021
Buchanan apparently has a more long term deal in the works for 2021 and beyond.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 4, 2020
Melanie Chappaz Parts Ways with Hope Factory Racing Melanie Chappaz Parts Ways with Hope Factory Racing
It looks like the 2017 Junior World Champion will be on a new team in 2021.
Sarah Moore    Dec 2, 2020
IXS Parts Ways with Commencal Muc-Off Team After 4 Year Partnership IXS Parts Ways with Commencal Muc-Off Team After 4 Year Partnership
IXS announced on Instagram today that their partnership with the Commencal Muc-Off team has come to an end.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 19, 2020
Kade Edwards Picks Up Red Bull Sponsorship Kade Edwards Picks Up Red Bull Sponsorship
Edwards becomes the fourth mountain biker to earn his wings this year.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 18, 2020
Reece Wilson Officially Re-Signs With Trek Factory Racing Reece Wilson Officially Re-Signs With Trek Factory Racing
Despite swirling rumours, the World Champion stays with Trek for the foreseeable future.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.

 
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