It has been a good finish to the National mountain bike season for local riders when they attended the final round of the series that took place at Mt Buller, Victoria.
Wentworth Falls local Rhys Atkinson was placed 10th overall with big brother Pro rider Bryn settling for fourth.
Portlandâ€™s Liam Dailey put in a great run to take 13th position in the very competitive under 17s…Â More info
Luna women’s team returns for 2009 without Nash – Canadian Catharine Pendrel and American Georgia Gould will continue to head up the Luna Women’s team for the 2009 mountain bike season. The veteran duo will be joined by Chloe Forsman.
Hagen calls it quits – After nine years on the race circuit, New Zealand’s Scarlett Hagen announced her retirement from downhill mountain bike racing. Just 21, a burnt-out Hagen brought her career an end that suprised some. Hagen’s final event will be the Brake Burner on her home track this weekend
Jamis backs new cross country squad –
Jamis expanded its mountain bike sponsorship for 2009 by adding a cross country program to its existing Jamis Gravity program. The new Jamis Factory Racing team will focus on cross country, all-mountain and endurance races as well as mountain bike festivals in North, Central and South America. …Â More info
Airing Sunday, February 8, at 8:00pm Eastern Time (5:00pm Pacific Time), and re-airing another several times during the week, BMX Pro Nigel Sylvester stars in FUEL TV’s signature 30-minute series “Firsthand.”
Nigel Sylvester is a perfect example of the American Dream. He started as a kid on a bike and now he’s a pro athlete featured on billboards around the world.
In this episode of “Firsthand,” we find Nigel taking care of business as…Â More info
The VELOVE Winter Bicycle Festival is about to transform downtown Santa Rosa into a bicycle wonderland during Valentines Day weekend, February 14-15. Held in conjunction with the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, VELOVE is packed with events for everyone, including bike competitions, race viewing parties, non-profit fundraising events, a pro race team signing and plenty more. It is a joint production between Bike Monkey, the City of Santa Rosa, Mainstreet and West Coast GoldSprints…Â More info