Tags: World Cup XC
GHOST Bikes    Jul 28, 2021
Video: Junior World Champion Nicole Koller Speaks About Fighting an Eating Disorder & Coming Back to XC Racing Video: Junior World Champion Nicole Koller Speaks About Fighting an Eating Disorder & Coming Back to XC Racing
Nicole Koller finished 11th in Nové Mesto and didn't make the Swiss Olympic team, but the young athlete has a bright future.
Sarah Moore    Jul 9, 2021
Video: Emily Batty Talks Training Environment & Steps to Getting Back to the Podium in Episode 3 of Ambitions Video: Emily Batty Talks Training Environment & Steps to Getting Back to the Podium in Episode 3 of Ambitions
Emily Batty and Laurie Arsenault talk about the importance of the environment you're in and the people you surround yourself with.
Andy Vathis    Jul 5, 2021
Photo Epic: The Rain, the Mud, and the Suffering - Les Gets XC World Cup 2021 Photo Epic: The Rain, the Mud, and the Suffering - Les Gets XC World Cup 2021
The Les Gets XCO finals followed up on the chaos and carnage we witnessed in the downhill.
Ed Spratt    Jul 5, 2021
Overall Standings After the Les Gets World Cup XC 2021 Overall Standings After the Les Gets World Cup XC 2021
After some wet and wild racing in Les Gets, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
Ed Spratt    Jul 4, 2021
Final Results from the Les Gets XC World Cup 2021 Final Results from the Les Gets XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the fourth XC World Cup of the year in Les Gets.
Ed Spratt    Jul 2, 2021
Social Round Up: First Laps on the Rowdy 2021 Les Gets XC World Cup Course Social Round Up: First Laps on the Rowdy 2021 Les Gets XC World Cup Course
It's not just the DH racers that are facing a tough technical challenge this week.
Ed Spratt    Jul 2, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Les Gets XC World Cup 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Les Gets XC World Cup 2021
Check out who will be racing today and when you can catch the live broadcast.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 30, 2021
Pinkbike Primer: Everything You Need to Know Before the 2021 Les Gets XC World Cup Pinkbike Primer: Everything You Need to Know Before the 2021 Les Gets XC World Cup
The cross country racers will have one last opportunity to test themselves on the world stage in Les Gets before heading to the Olympics.
Ed Spratt    Jun 17, 2021
Video: Official Highlights from the Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Video: Official Highlights from the Leogang World Cup XC 2021
Leogang provided tough climbs and great racing for the third round of the 2021 World Cup.
Ed Spratt    Jun 14, 2021
Overall Standings After the Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Overall Standings After the Leogang World Cup XC 2021
Check out how the results stack up in the overall standings after a weekend of racing in Leogang.
Andy Vathis    Jun 13, 2021
Photo Epic: Runaway Train - Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Photo Epic: Runaway Train - Leogang World Cup XC 2021
Steep climbs and technical descents made for exciting racing in Leogang.
Ed Spratt    Jun 13, 2021
Final Results: Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Final Results: Leogang World Cup XC 2021
The results are in from the third round of the 2021 XC World Cup in Leogang.
Ed Spratt    Jun 12, 2021
Start List: Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Start List: Leogang World Cup XC 2021
Check out who will be racing and when you can catch the live broadcast on Sunday.
Sarah Moore    Jun 11, 2021
Henrique Avancini Skipping Round 3 & 4 of the XC World Cup Henrique Avancini Skipping Round 3 & 4 of the XC World Cup
The Brazilian says that he will be skipping both Leogang this weekend and Les Gets the first week of July in order to better prepare for the Olympic Games.
Ed Spratt    Jun 11, 2021
Results: XCC Short Track - Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Results: XCC Short Track - Leogang World Cup XC 2021
The results are in from another round of flat out XCC racing.
Ed Spratt    Jun 11, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Leogang World Cup XC 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Leogang World Cup XC 2021
Check out who will be racing today and when you can catch the live broadcast.
D. Voss    Jun 10, 2021
Video: Anne Tauber - From Speed Skater to World Cup XC Podium in 4 1/2 Years Video: Anne Tauber - From Speed Skater to World Cup XC Podium in 4 1/2 Years
XC Olympian athlete Anne Tauber tells us her unique story. From speed skater to world-class mountain biker in just a few short years.
Sarah Moore    Jun 8, 2021
Interview: Catharine Pendrel on Racing World Cup XC 3 Months After Giving Birth to Her Daughter Dara Interview: Catharine Pendrel on Racing World Cup XC 3 Months After Giving Birth to Her Daughter Dara
We find out how Pendrel was able to finish a remarkable 23rd in Nove Mesto just three months after giving birth.
Ed Spratt    Jun 6, 2021
Video: Laura Stigger's Journey to Becoming One of the World's Fastest XC Racers Video: Laura Stigger's Journey to Becoming One of the World's Fastest XC Racers
Laura Stigger has proven to be a major threat for the podium at XC World Cups after stepping up to the Elite category in 2020.
Sarah Moore    May 24, 2021
Interview: Haley Batten on Qualifying for Tokyo & Winning Bronze, Silver & Gold in Her First Elite XC World Cup Races Interview: Haley Batten on Qualifying for Tokyo & Winning Bronze, Silver & Gold in Her First Elite XC World Cup Races
Haley Batten has qualified for the US Olympic Team after an impressive debut in the Elite category, finishing third in Albstadt, first in the Short Track in Nové Město, and second in the Nové Město XCO World Cup.
Ed Spratt    May 22, 2021
Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS
Carter Woods has started off the World Cup season with two wins in the U23 category.
James Smurthwaite    May 17, 2021
4 Things We Learned From the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup 4 Things We Learned From the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup
Nove Mesto may have taken place just a week after Albstadt, but the races presented a total contrast.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
take a look at how Victor Koretzky set up his race machine for the tricky Nove Mesto course.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Overall Standings After the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup Overall Standings After the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup
After an amazing weekend of racing Nove Mesto, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
Andy Vathis    May 17, 2021
Photo Epic: Chocolate Pudding - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Photo Epic: Chocolate Pudding - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Despite tricky conditions, Nove Mesto brought an incredible weekend of racing with dominant performances in the Elite categories.
Ed Spratt    May 16, 2021
Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the second 2021 XC World Cup race in Nove Mesto.
Ed Spratt    May 16, 2021
Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
We caught up with six of the top teams to go over their XCC bike setup tricks.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out the highlights from a tricky and intense XCC Short Track race.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Yana Belomoina Out of Racing in Nove Mesto After Being Diagnosed with Kidney Stones Yana Belomoina Out of Racing in Nove Mesto After Being Diagnosed with Kidney Stones
Yana Belomoina will be sitting out the second round of the 2021 XC World Cup after being diagnosed with Kidney Stones.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Start List for the Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Start List for the Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
After the flat out Short Track race, the start order has been decided for the second round of the 2021 XC World Cup.
Andy Vathis    May 14, 2021
Short Track Photo Epic: Mud Wrestling - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Photo Epic: Mud Wrestling - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
An exciting start to the second weekend of XC World Cup racing in a row.
Ed Spratt    May 14, 2021
Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the second XCC Short Track race of 2021 with riders battling some tricky conditions.
Ed Spratt    May 14, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
Ed Spratt    May 13, 2021
Entry List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Entry List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out who will be racing in Nove Mesto this weekend.
Ross Bell    May 12, 2021
Tech Randoms: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Tech Randoms: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The World Cup XC pits are home to some of the finer things in life.
Ed Spratt    May 10, 2021
Overall Standings After the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup Overall Standings After the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup
After an incredible weekend of racing in Albstadt, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
Andy Vathis    May 9, 2021
Photo Epic: Hardpack Soundtrack - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Photo Epic: Hardpack Soundtrack - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
We saw some impressive riding today from the up-and-coming World Cup winners that dominated the elite men's and women's fields.
Ed Spratt    May 9, 2021
Final Results: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Final Results: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the first 2021 XC World Cup race in Albstadt.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Check out the highlights from the exhilarating XCC Short Track race.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: Mathieu van der Poel Returns to World Cup Racing After Nearly Two Years Away Video: Mathieu van der Poel Returns to World Cup Racing After Nearly Two Years Away
Mathieu van der Poel shares some quick thoughts on what it is like to be back racing at XC World Cups and his prep for the Olympics.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Start List: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Start List: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
After the lung-busting Short Track race, the start order has been decided for the first World Cup XC race of 2021.
Andy Vathis    May 7, 2021
Short Track Photo Epic: Here Comes The Sun - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Photo Epic: Here Comes The Sun - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
And we're off... The World Cup XC race season begins with an action-packed short track showdown.
Alicia Leggett    May 7, 2021
10 Pro Mechanics' Favorite Tools at the Albstadt XC World Cup Season Opener 10 Pro Mechanics' Favorite Tools at the Albstadt XC World Cup Season Opener
Some of these are probably tools you've seen before. Some of them are probably not.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Results: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Results: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the first XCC Short Track race of 2021.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
Ed Spratt    May 6, 2021
The XC Form Guide: Who's Going Fast Coming into the 2021 World Cup Season The XC Form Guide: Who's Going Fast Coming into the 2021 World Cup Season
Let's take a look at who has shown some good early form at the biggest races of the winter.
Ed Spratt    Apr 19, 2021
Video: Kate Courtney, Loic Bruni & Finn Iles Take On the Disruptive 2020 Season in 'Fast Life' Season 4 Video: Kate Courtney, Loic Bruni & Finn Iles Take On the Disruptive 2020 Season in 'Fast Life' Season 4
Fast Life is back to give you a glimpse into the heads of Kate Courtney, Loic Bruni and Finn Iles as they talk through one of the craziest, and shortest, World Cup seasons.
Ed Spratt    Feb 10, 2021
The Complete Guide to the 2021 World Cup XC Teams The Complete Guide to the 2021 World Cup XC Teams
With the Tokyo Games rescheduled from last year, we are set for a big year of XC racing action as long as everything goes to plan...
Andy Vathis    Oct 11, 2020
Photo Epic: Rumble in the Alps - Leogang XC World Champs 2020 Photo Epic: Rumble in the Alps - Leogang XC World Champs 2020
A day of dominant performances from French riders at the Leogang XC World Championships.
Ed Spratt    Oct 9, 2020
Start Lists: Leogang XC World Champs 2020 Start Lists: Leogang XC World Champs 2020
Take a look through who you can expect on the start lines in the fight for the rainbow jerseys.
Ed Spratt    Oct 8, 2020
Results: Junior XCO - Leogang World Champs 2020 Results: Junior XCO - Leogang World Champs 2020
The results are in from the first XCO race at the World Champs in Leogang.
Ed Spratt    Oct 8, 2020
Video: Nove Mesto XCO Highlights - Round 1 & 2 Video: Nove Mesto XCO Highlights - Round 1 & 2
Catch up with all the action from last weeks XC racing before the World Champs this weekend.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 5, 2020
5 Things We Learned from the XC World Cup Season 5 Things We Learned from the XC World Cup Season
A super-short, two race season still left us with plenty to mull over.
Pinkbike Staff    Oct 5, 2020
Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 2 Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 2
The results are in for the second round of the XC Fantasy League.
Ed Spratt    Oct 4, 2020
Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2020 - Round 2 Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2020 - Round 2
The results are in from the second and final XC World Cup at Nove Mesto.
Ed Spratt    Oct 3, 2020
Start List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup - Round 2 Start List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup - Round 2
See who will be on the start line at tomorrows XC World Cup.
Ed Spratt    Oct 3, 2020
Video: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track Round 2 Highlights Video: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track Round 2 Highlights
Ahead of tomorrow's second round of the XC World Cup check out the highlights from the exhilarating XCC Short Track race.
Ed Spratt    Oct 2, 2020
Start List: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track - Round 2 Start List: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track - Round 2
Following the first round of the XC World Cup yesterday, riders are back again for another lung-busting XCC Short Track race.
Ed Spratt    Oct 1, 2020
Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2020 Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2020
The results are in from a flat out day of racing in Nove Mesto.
Pinkbike Staff    Oct 1, 2020
Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 1 Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 1
The results are in for the first round of the XC Fantasy League.
Ed Spratt    Oct 1, 2020
Video: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track Highlights Video: Nove Mesto XCC Short Track Highlights
Ahead of today's first XC World Cup check out the highlights from the wet and muddy XCC Short Track race.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 29, 2020
Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2020 Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2020
Cold temperatures and a saturation of rain made for a course that resembled a cyclocross track at times.
Andy Vathis    Sep 28, 2020
Course Preview: 2 For 1 Special - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2020 Course Preview: 2 For 1 Special - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2020
World Cup XC racing is indeed back for 2020 with four races in the Czech Republic.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 25, 2020
UCI Announces 6-Round World Cup Calendar for 2021 UCI Announces 6-Round World Cup Calendar for 2021
Plus the return of Champery for the 2025 World Championships.
Ed Spratt    Sep 13, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups
All the best lightweight racing tech from Val di Sole.
Ed Spratt    Aug 22, 2020
Photo Epic: 8 Years of World Cup XC Racing from Mont-Sainte-Anne Photo Epic: 8 Years of World Cup XC Racing from Mont-Sainte-Anne
Relive some of the great moments from the legendary Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup venue.
Ed Spratt    Aug 16, 2020
Photo Epic: 5 Years of World Cup XC Racing at Lenzerheide Photo Epic: 5 Years of World Cup XC Racing at Lenzerheide
Take a look back at some of the amazing racing from five years of World Cups at Lenzerheide.
Ed Spratt    Aug 15, 2020
Video Round Up: Lung Busting Racing from the Lenzerheide XC World Cups Video Round Up: Lung Busting Racing from the Lenzerheide XC World Cups
Take a look back through five years of racing from Lenzerheide.
Ed Spratt    Jul 2, 2020
Video: Off Season Catch Up with Kate Courtney, Nino Schurter, Evie Richards & Henrique Avancini Video: Off Season Catch Up with Kate Courtney, Nino Schurter, Evie Richards & Henrique Avancini
Find out how Kate Courtney, Nino Schurter, Evie Richards and Henrique Avancini have been preparing for the upcoming XC World Cup season.
Ed Spratt    Jun 28, 2020
Round Up: 23 XC World Champs Bikes Round Up: 23 XC World Champs Bikes
Looking back at five years of custom World Championship race machines.
Nathan Hughes    Jun 27, 2020
Photo Epic: XC World Champions Photo Epic: XC World Champions
With no XC World Championships this weekend we will have to wait a little while longer to see who will be the next wearer of the rainbow stripes.
Ed Spratt    Jun 27, 2020
Video Round Up: 7 Years of XC World Cup Racing from Albstadt Video Round Up: 7 Years of XC World Cup Racing from Albstadt
We may not be crowning any new World Champions this weekend but that doesn't mean we have to miss out on XC racing action from Albstadt.
Matthew DeLorme    Jun 21, 2020
Photo Epic: Moments in Thinner Air - Andorra XC World Cup Great Moments Photo Epic: Moments in Thinner Air - Andorra XC World Cup Great Moments
Take a stroll down memory lane as we look at some golden moments from races past.
Ed Spratt    Jun 21, 2020
Video Round Up: XC Racing Action from Vallnord World Cups Video Round Up: XC Racing Action from Vallnord World Cups
Relive some of the biggest moments in XC racing from Vallnord.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 11, 2020
Interview: The UCI's Simon Burney on How the Revised World Cup Calendar Came to Life & What it Means for Racers Interview: The UCI's Simon Burney on How the Revised World Cup Calendar Came to Life & What it Means for Racers
Some insights into the UCI World Cup planning process with the manager of the off-road division at the UCI.
Ed Spratt    May 28, 2020
Video: The Most Intense Moments from the 2019 XC World Cup Video: The Most Intense Moments from the 2019 XC World Cup
A look back at some of the biggest moments from the 2019 XC World Cup season.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 29, 2020
The Revised 2020 Mountain Bike Race Calendar The Revised 2020 Mountain Bike Race Calendar
The updated race calendar following the COVID disruption. We'll update this as and when more news comes in.
Matthew DeLorme    May 24, 2020
Photo Epic: Golden Oldies from Nove Mesto Photo Epic: Golden Oldies from Nove Mesto
Remembering some of the biggest moments from past World Cup races at Nove Mesto.
Ed Spratt    May 23, 2020
Video Round Up: 9 Years of World Cup XC Racing from Nove Mesto Video Round Up: 9 Years of World Cup XC Racing from Nove Mesto
A look back at all the racing action from Nove Mesto since 2011.
James Smurthwaite    May 15, 2020
UCI Reveals Updated 2020 World Cup Calendar - Double Headers! UCI Reveals Updated 2020 World Cup Calendar - Double Headers!
Racing is scheduled to return from September to November with some double race weekends to make up for lost rounds.
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.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 17, 2020
Hacks, Bodges & DIY Projects From the World Cup Pits Hacks, Bodges & DIY Projects From the World Cup Pits
Revisit some of the unique parts and pieces we've seen in the pits over the last few years.
GHOST Bikes    Apr 16, 2020
Video: Ghost Factory Racing Kicks off 2020 With A South African Training Camp Video: Ghost Factory Racing Kicks off 2020 With A South African Training Camp
Ghost Factory Racing escape Europe for sunnier climes.
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.
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.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 9, 2020
8 XC Racer Set Up Tricks 8 XC Racer Set Up Tricks
Take a look at what the world's fastest riders are doing to shed weight and gain precious time.
Ed Spratt    Feb 25, 2020
The Complete Guide to the 2020 World Cup XC Teams The Complete Guide to the 2020 World Cup XC Teams
We take a look at some of the top Elite teams from last year and those that have seen some big changes in the offseason shuffle.
Ed Spratt    Feb 24, 2020
Video: Flat Out Racing in Les Gets - Fast Life Season 3 Episode 4 Video: Flat Out Racing in Les Gets - Fast Life Season 3 Episode 4
Kate Courtney and Loic Bruni head to Les Gets in France with the hope to extend their lead in the World Cup overall.
Max Rendall    Jan 17, 2020
Video: Isla Short on Making it as a Privateer on the World Cup XC Circuit Video: Isla Short on Making it as a Privateer on the World Cup XC Circuit
The Scottish privateer had two top-20 performances in her first year racing in the elite category.
Ed Spratt    Dec 2, 2019
Video: Kate Courtney's Fight for the Overall XC World Cup Title Video: Kate Courtney's Fight for the Overall XC World Cup Title
Take a look back closest ever battle for the World Cup XC title between Kate Courtney and Jolanda Neff.
Sarah Moore    Nov 6, 2019
UCI to Consider Lowering Female Transgender Athletes’ Maximum Testosterone Threshold UCI to Consider Lowering Female Transgender Athletes’ Maximum Testosterone Threshold
If approved, the limit would be lowered from below 10nmol/L to below 5nmol/L for competing in the female category.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 3, 2019
Women's DH Points Revised, Enduro Shock Swaps and XC Fields Shrunk in 2020 UCI Regulations Women's DH Points Revised, Enduro Shock Swaps and XC Fields Shrunk in 2020 UCI Regulations
The new 2020 UCI regulations will mostly stay the same for next year with just a few tweaks made to the existing rules.
Downtime Podcast    Sep 30, 2019
Podcast: Ric McLaughlin on Covering the World Cup & EWS Circuits Podcast: Ric McLaughlin on Covering the World Cup & EWS Circuits
Find out more about Ric McLaughlin's career, what it takes to cover the World Cups and EWS rounds, and more.
Garneau    Sep 14, 2019
Video: Olympic Bronze Medallist Georgia Gould on Being a Pro Cyclist, Motherhood, & Winning the Battle for Equal Prize Money Video: Olympic Bronze Medallist Georgia Gould on Being a Pro Cyclist, Motherhood, & Winning the Battle for Equal Prize Money
5-Time US National Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist Georgia Gould was pivotal in obtaining equal prize money for men and women across all cycling disciplines.
Ed Spratt    Sep 11, 2019
5 Things We Learned at Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 5 Things We Learned at Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
The final World Cup in Snowshoe provided some extraordinary racing all weekend and the XC was no exception. Here are five things we noticed from the sideline.
Andy Vathis    Sep 9, 2019
Photo Epic: Burning Hot at the End - Snowshoe XC World Cup Finals 2019 Photo Epic: Burning Hot at the End - Snowshoe XC World Cup Finals 2019
One of the most intense seasons of cross country racing in recent memory came to a close in dramatic fashion.
Ed Spratt    Sep 8, 2019
Final Results: Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Final Results: Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
The results are in from the final World Cup race of 2019 and Snowshoe provided another day of exciting racing.
Ed Spratt    Sep 8, 2019
Video: Course Preview with Pauline Ferrand-Prévot - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Video: Course Preview with Pauline Ferrand-Prévot - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
Pauline Ferrand-Prévot and Ric McLaughlin take you around the new Snowshoe XC course.
Ed Spratt    Sep 7, 2019
Start List: Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Start List: Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
After Friday's intense Short Track racing check out who will be taking to the start line tomorrow.
Sarah Moore    Sep 6, 2019
Results: XCC Short Track - Snowshoe World Cup XC 2019 Results: XCC Short Track - Snowshoe World Cup XC 2019
The standings couldn't be tighter after an exciting short track race.
Ed Spratt    Sep 6, 2019
Pinkbike Primer - Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the 2019 Snowshoe XC World Cup Pinkbike Primer - Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the 2019 Snowshoe XC World Cup
Let's take a look at the course, what the weather conditions look like, and who we think the favourites are to take the win on this brand new course.
Ed Spratt    Sep 6, 2019
Start List: XCC Short Track - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Start List: XCC Short Track - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
Matthew DeLorme    Sep 5, 2019
Course Preview: Crisp and Clean - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Course Preview: Crisp and Clean - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
Rocks, roots, and grass. Lots of grass. The Snowshoe XC track should deliver fast lap times and tight racing.
Sarah Moore    Sep 6, 2019
Video: Henrique Avancini on Growing Up, Winning XC Marathon Worlds, & Being Big in Brasil Video: Henrique Avancini on Growing Up, Winning XC Marathon Worlds, & Being Big in Brasil
World Cup XC podium regular and 2018 UCI MTB Marathon World Champion Henrique Avancini is a guest on the UCI's 'Coffee Break' series.
Orbea    Aug 14, 2019
Video: A Podium for Victor Koretzky & Team KMC Ekoï Orbea - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Video: A Podium for Victor Koretzky & Team KMC Ekoï Orbea - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
Victor Koretzky stands on his first podium of the season after finishing 4th.
Andy Vathis    Aug 11, 2019
Photo Epic: Comebacks & Upsets - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Photo Epic: Comebacks & Upsets - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
Just when we thought that XC racing couldn't get any more exciting, today happened.
Ed Spratt    Aug 12, 2019
Overall Standings: Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Overall Standings: Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
After some of the best XC racing this year in Lenzerheide, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
Ed Spratt    Aug 11, 2019
Final Results: Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Final Results: Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from Lenzerheide after a day of impressive racing.
Matthew DeLorme    Aug 10, 2019
XC Pits and Practice - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 XC Pits and Practice - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
Here's a smattering of what we found in the pits and a bit of practice from the Lenzerheide XC World Cup.
Ed Spratt    Aug 9, 2019
Results: XCC Short Track - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Results: XCC Short Track - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from Lenzerheide, see who came out on top after an intense afternoon of racing.
Ed Spratt    Aug 9, 2019
Start List: XCC Short Track - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Start List: XCC Short Track - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 8, 2019
Pinkbike Primer - Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Lenzerheide World Cup XC Pinkbike Primer - Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Lenzerheide World Cup XC
Everything you need to know as we head into the penultimate round of the XC World Cup this weekend in Lenzerheide
Matthew DeLorme    Aug 8, 2019
Course Preview: Masterpiece - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019 Course Preview: Masterpiece - Lenzerheide World Cup XC 2019
Rock drops, root strewn off-camber climbs, dirt jumps, steep chutes, and flowy singletrack. This course truly is a masterpiece,
Ed Spratt    Aug 7, 2019
5 Things We Learned At Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 5 Things We Learned At Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
The fifth round of the World Cup XC in Val di Sole provided some intense racing, here are five things we noticed from the sidelines:
Matthew DeLorme    Aug 4, 2019
Photo Epic: Turning Tides - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Photo Epic: Turning Tides - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
It was a day of hot and action-packed racing in both the men's and women's categories at the Val di Sole XC World Cup.
Ed Spratt    Aug 4, 2019
Final Results: Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Final Results: Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from a great day of racing on the tough Val di Sole track.
Ed Spratt    Aug 5, 2019
Overall Standings: Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Overall Standings: Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
After a day of close racing in Val di Sole let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 4, 2019
Fantasy XC League Results - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League Results - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
The results are in for the fifth round of Fantasy XC League. See who won the prizes for this round.
Mike Levy    Aug 3, 2019
Bike Check: Haley Smith's Norco Revolver - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Bike Check: Haley Smith's Norco Revolver - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
Has red, white, carbon, and gold ever looked better together? I don't so.
Ed Spratt    Aug 3, 2019
Video: Course Preview with Annie Last - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Video: Course Preview with Annie Last - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
Annie Last and Ric McLaughlin take you around the updated Val di Sole course.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 3, 2019
Fantasy XC League: Last Chance to Change Your Team - Val Di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League: Last Chance to Change Your Team - Val Di Sole World Cup XC 2019
Pick your dream World Cup XC team and you could be in the running to win a whole lot of great prizes.
Ed Spratt    Aug 2, 2019
Results: XCC Short Track - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Results: XCC Short Track - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
See who came out out on top after a tough afternoon of racing in the rain and mud.
Ed Spratt    Aug 2, 2019
Start List: XCC Short Track - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Start List: XCC Short Track - Val di Sole World Cup XC 2019
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 1, 2019
Pinkbike Primer: Everything you Need to Know Ahead of the Val di Sole XC World Cup Pinkbike Primer: Everything you Need to Know Ahead of the Val di Sole XC World Cup
Here's everything you need to know before racing gets underway in the Dolomites this weekend.
Pinkbike Staff    Jul 30, 2019
Fantasy XC League: Prizes Announced for Round 5 - Val Di Sole World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League: Prizes Announced for Round 5 - Val Di Sole World Cup XC 2019
Pick your dream World Cup XC team and you could be in the running to win a whole lot of great prizes.
GHOST Bikes    Jul 25, 2019
Video: Insight Into What It Takes to Support a World Cup XC Team Video: Insight Into What It Takes to Support a World Cup XC Team
Behind the scenes with Ghost Factory Racing at the Les Gets World Cup.
Ed Spratt    Jul 17, 2019
5 Things We Learned At Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 5 Things We Learned At Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
The fourth round of the World Cup XC in Les Gets provided some exciting racing, here are four things we noticed from the sidelines.
Ed Spratt    Jul 15, 2019
Overall Standings: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Overall Standings: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
After some intense racing in Les Gets here is how the overall standings stack up once the dust settled in France.
Ed Spratt    Jul 14, 2019
Final Results: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Final Results: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from Les Gets after some dusty high-speed racing.
Pinkbike Staff    Jul 14, 2019
Fantasy XC League Results - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League Results - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
The results are in for the fourth round of Fantasy XC League. See who won the prize for this round.
Ed Spratt    Jul 14, 2019
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
Kate Courtney and Mathieu Van Der Poel took the win in short track on Friday, can they repeat their victories today?
Ed Spratt    Jul 13, 2019
Video: Course Preview with Jordan Sarrou - Les Gets Cup XC 2019 Video: Course Preview with Jordan Sarrou - Les Gets Cup XC 2019
Jordan Sarrou takes you around the dusty Les Gets course.
Ed Spratt    Jul 13, 2019
Start List: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Start List: Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
Take a look at the start lists for tomorrows XCO race and see who you should make sure is on your fantasy team.
Matthew DeLorme    Jul 12, 2019
Photo Epic: Friday Night Dust Fight - Les Gets World Cup XCC 2019 Photo Epic: Friday Night Dust Fight - Les Gets World Cup XCC 2019
High speeds, lots of dust, and big back and forth battles at the Les Gets short track XC race.
Ed Spratt    Jul 12, 2019
Results: XCC Short Track - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Results: XCC Short Track - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from a dusty short track race in Les Gets.
Ed Spratt    Jul 12, 2019
Start List: XCC Short Track - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Start List: XCC Short Track - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race this afternoon.
Matthew DeLorme    Jul 11, 2019
Course Preview: Lapping Old School - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019 Course Preview: Lapping Old School - Les Gets World Cup XC 2019
The new XC track in La Bresse isn't overly technical, but the off-camber grass sections could prove interesting come race day.
Ed Spratt    Jul 9, 2019
4 Things We Learned At Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 4 Things We Learned At Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Vallnord provided historic racing at high altitude and heat. Here are five things we noticed from the sidelines.
Matthew DeLorme    Jul 8, 2019
Finals Photo Epic: Crank It Up - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Finals Photo Epic: Crank It Up - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Vallnord served up a historic day of racing with riders fighting against the high altitude and heat for one of the most exciting races in recent years.
Ed Spratt    Jul 8, 2019
Overall Standings: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Overall Standings: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
After the historic racing in Vallnord here is how the overall standings stack up once the dust settled in Andorra.
Ed Spratt    Jul 7, 2019
Final Results: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Final Results: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
After a tough day of racing battling the heat and the altitude, the results are in from Andorra.
Pinkbike Staff    Jul 7, 2019
Fantasy XC League Results - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League Results - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
The results are in for the third round of Fantasy XC League. See who won the prize for this round.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 6, 2019
Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Limited edition bikes are all the rage. Check out Kate Courtney's unique Scott Contessa Spark RC from Vallnord.
Ed Spratt    Jul 7, 2019
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Jolanda Neff and Henrique Avancini take the win at the third XCC Short Track race of the year can they repeat their victories today?
Ed Spratt    Jul 5, 2019
Start List: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Start List: Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Take a look at the start lists for tomorrows XCO race and see who you should make sure is on your fantasy team.
Matthew DeLorme    Jul 5, 2019
High Altitude Short Track Showdown - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 High Altitude Short Track Showdown - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
All-or-nothing sprint for for a front-row starting position sets the stage for a battle to remember.
Ed Spratt    Jul 5, 2019
Results: XCC Short Track - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Results: XCC Short Track - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
The results are in from a tough short track race in Andorra.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 5, 2019
Start List: Vallnord World Cup XCC 2019 Start List: Vallnord World Cup XCC 2019
Check out who's taking the start line in the short form XC race this afternoon in the Pyrenees.
Matthew DeLorme    Jul 4, 2019
Course Preview: Thin Air Hurt Locker - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Course Preview: Thin Air Hurt Locker - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Elevation and a technical track could make this one very difficult.
SCOTT Sports    Jul 2, 2019
Video: Kate Courtney's World Cup and World Championship Winning Training Routine Video: Kate Courtney's World Cup and World Championship Winning Training Routine
Watch how Kate Courteny trains to dig deep on race day in episode 2 of Rising, No Pain, No Gain.
Pinkbike Staff    Jul 2, 2019
Fantasy XC League: Prize Announced for Round 3 - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Fantasy XC League: Prize Announced for Round 3 - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Pick your dream World Cup XC team ahead of the second round and you could win a set of SRAM Level Ultimate brakes!
James Smurthwaite    Jul 2, 2019
World Cup XC Riders Warned for Using 'Team' Plates to Gain Extra Training Time World Cup XC Riders Warned for Using 'Team' Plates to Gain Extra Training Time
The UCI is cracking down on riders pretending to be coaches to gain extra track time.
Norco Bicycles    Jun 27, 2019
Video: New Heights for the Norco Factory XC Team in 2019 Video: New Heights for the Norco Factory XC Team in 2019
Haley Smith has been leading the charge for Norco Factory Racing this year, having landed her first career Elite podium in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic with a third-place finish.
Matthew DeLorme    May 26, 2019
Photo Epic: Drop the Hammer - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019 Photo Epic: Drop the Hammer - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019
Kate Courtney and Mathieu Van Der Poel take the win in Nove Mesto after putting down the power in the final lap.
Andy Vathis    May 19, 2019
Photo Epic: When it Rains it Pours - Albstadt World Cup XC 2019 Photo Epic: When it Rains it Pours - Albstadt World Cup XC 2019
Kate Courtney and Mathias Flueckiger take commanding wins after a tough day of racing in Albstadt.
SCOTT Sports    May 16, 2019
Video: Kate Courtney Delves Into the Roots of her MTB Career in Episode 1 of 'Rising' Video: Kate Courtney Delves Into the Roots of her MTB Career in Episode 1 of 'Rising'
Growing up at the base of Mount Tam, Kate Courtney has been mountain biking for most of her life.

 
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