Video: Who's Looking Fast At Maribor World Cup DH 2021? - Up To Speed with Ben Cathro

Aug 14, 2021
by Pinkbike Originals  

With not much line choice it's looking like the 2021 Maribor World Cup DH will be decided on by raw speed. Ben Cathro runs us through who the riders are to watch in practice.

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  • 28 0
 Volvo on the helmet good to see some sponsors out side of the sport popping up
  • 18 0
 Volvo has been an MTB sponsor for decades. If not constantly, off/on for sure.
  • 3 2
 Well done Reece seems like you found something to do in the mid-season gap this year! Hope they gave you some new wheels as well as a sparkly helmet.
  • 10 0
 @m1dg3t: Cedric Gracia came straight to my mind..!! Good times
  • 2 0
 @pepper8: For me it was Tinker Juarez and the Volvo/Cannondale XC team LoL. I can't recall correctly, but didn't they sponsor events as well with Grundig? I know Grundig was a sponsor.
  • 2 0
 @pepper8: "right on through - Roadsaw" intensifies. Never forget that part of nwd 3. Dudes a shredder.
  • 1 0
 @m1dg3t: we used to call the world cup just "the grundig"
  • 20 0
 More like who is left at this point
  • 2 0
 I know right. So many riders hurt and out. It sucks.
  • 4 2
 Don’t worry there are lots and lots of good riders @MTB-Ohana:
  • 17 0
 Winner to be decided by pupil dilation speed
  • 16 0
 Good luck Ben!
  • 12 0
 Giraffe Lineguy definitely sounds like someone to watch out for
  • 11 1
 Those bikes are getting abused. Track is criminal.
  • 4 0
 If this track is criminal then these riders are gangsters they way they beat it up
  • 10 1
 Great vid - loved the Reece cameo!
  • 7 0
 Serious props to Cathro for still doing these videos while trying to race!! Good luck in qualies!!
  • 5 0
 Another great vid thanks Ben. Good luck in the race.
  • 3 0
 Good to see Volvo back as a bike sponsor bring back memories of back in the day when bikers had more sponsors besides biking stuff
  • 3 0
 That last send is immense. Good luck.
  • 2 0
 EarthCraik, let’s go!
  • 2 1
 Sponsored by Vittoria Not a single rider on Vittoria tires in this race.
  • 1 0
 I'm dizzy from this edit!
  • 1 0
 Go on Gerard!
  • 2 3
 Are all the whistles from soccer coaches who like to spectate at MTB races?
  • 5 0
 The whistles let the judges tell the next judge a rider's coming.
  • 1 2
 Cathro, stop killing the sport with giving away lines.
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