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Correct Use of “Ultimate”: BC Bike Race Really is the Ultimate Singletrack Experience

Imagine seven days of riding technical Pacific NW singletrack, enough camaraderie to match the competitive spirit in the air, and racing on trails that you are excited to ride. You might find yourself using descriptors like “ultimate” or “epic” among … Continue reading

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Sun and Fun at the Stottlemeyer 30/60 Endurance Race (Port Gamble, WA)

We racers could not believe our luck: a bluebird day with mid-60-degree weather instead of the wet, muddy conditions we’d come to expect this time of year. I had forgotten to swap out my heavier mud tires for more appropriate … Continue reading

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Doing More Than You Think You Can at the Leadville 100 MTB Race (Leadville, CO)

“You’re better than you think you are. You can do more than you think you can.” These words of encouragement, famously spoken by race director Ken Chlouber the evening before each Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race, are surprisingly comforting … Continue reading

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Coming in Hot at the Gear Jammer Mountain Bike Race (Squamish, BC)

Part of the 2010 “Hell of a Series” that includes the popular Test of Metal event, the Gear Jammer is a 52K (32-mile) point-to-point race that takes riders up and full-tilt down some of the premier XC singletrack in Squamish … Continue reading

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