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2016 US National Championships Women’s XC Photo Gallery

July 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Friday, 15 July 2016 Erin Huck took the Stars and Stripes jersey today at the 2016 USA National Championships at Mammoth Mountain in California’s Eastern Sierra Friday while Georgia Gould was second and Chloe Woodruff third. The women took to the pumice to test their fitness in the middle of the World Cup season, and pre-Olympics (for Chloe Woodruff). #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption... [Read the full story]

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2016 US National Championships Women’s XC Photo Gallery

July 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Friday, 15 July 2016 Erin Huck took the Stars and Stripes jersey today at the 2016 USA National Championships at Mammoth Mountain in California’s Eastern Sierra Friday while Georgia Gould was second and Chloe Woodruff third. The women took to the pumice to test their fitness in the middle of the World Cup season, and pre-Olympics (for Chloe Woodruff). #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption... [Read the full story]

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2015 Mountain Bike World Championship This Weekend. Watch it Live!

2015 Mountain Bike World Championship This Weekend. Watch it Live!

September 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

This weekend in Andorra, the World’s best mountain bikers will converge at Vallnord to contest the Rainbow Stripes. Watch the action LIVE from Andorra on Red Bull TV or tune in later to watch the recorded coverage. Dates and Times: 5 Sep 2015 Cross Country World Championship Women- 2:50a Pacific Men- 5:20a Pacific 6 Sep 2015 Downhill World Championship Women- 3:25a Pacific Men- 4:55a Pacific Top Americans to Watch Lea Davison by Michal Cerveny, courtesy of the UCI This year we have seen the rise of Vermont native Lea Davison. The 2014 USA Cross Country National Champion has the best chance... [Read the full story]

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Ask a Chick :: Should I buy a women’s specific mountain bike?

June 30, 2013 · 2 Comments 

Dear mtbchick, I am a beginner rider wanting to buy a mountain bike. I’m researching bikes, and I don’t know if I should buy a women’s bike or a men’s bike. Please help! -Confused Dear Confused: You are not alone in your state of wonder when it comes to whether or not you should buy a women’s specific bike. It depends. If that sounds like an answer a financial advisor would give, it’s for good reason. As a rider I have mixed feelings about women’s specific bicycles– some fit well, some are designed by plugging numbers into a computer program. Here... [Read the full story]

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Mountain Bike Racing Tips for Beginners, How to get over anxieties about racing

Mountain Bike Racing Tips for Beginners, How to get over anxieties about racing

August 26, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

All of your ride friends are signed up for the race… but you’re not so sure. “What if I’m too slow?” “What if I’m DFL (dead f*&^%ing last)?” “What if I can’t?” “What if I’m are holding everyone up? What if it’s too hard?” Or perhaps you’ve tried racing. Riders passed you as if you were going backwards and you felt bad you were in the way. You barely finished within the time limit, or worse, you became so discouraged you DNF’d (Did Not Finish, or dropped out). No doubt about it, mountain... [Read the full story]

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Optum Pro Cycling/Diamonback Bikes Team Camp 2014 :: Malibu, California

Optum Pro Cycling/Diamonback Bikes Team Camp 2014 :: Malibu, California

March 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Jade Wilcoxson and her brand new National Champion themed bike and kit. Under clear blue Malibu skies, the Optum Pro Cycling men and women led media, sponsors and partners on a 2 hour coffee ride.  The new team intro was not only a showcase of America’s top men’s and women’s cycling teams, but also of their new Diamondback bikes. The Bike For many cyclists, Diamonback has not been the front of mind brand since the early 90s when Susan Demattei and Dave Wiens were racing Diamondback mountain bikes. As of late, Diamondback has reentered the world of racing and is now offering top... [Read the full story]

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2016 US National Championships Women’s XC Photo Gallery

Friday, 15 July 2016 Erin Huck took the Stars and Stripes jersey today at the 2016 USA National Championships at Mammoth Mountain in California’s Eastern Sierra Friday while Georgia Gould was second and Chloe Woodruff third. The women took to the pumice to test their fitness in the middle of the World Cup season,...

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Should I Try Mountain Bike Racing? 5 Reasons we say Yes!

Should I Try Mountain Bike Racing? 5 Reasons we say Yes!

Here at mtbchick, we talk about mountain bike racing all the time. Why is that? We love to race, we love to watch racing, and we love to support lady racers around us. For many of us, however, the thought of racing is terrifying.  I mean, you could lose, you could be last, you could humiliate yourself. Right? “So...

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2015 Mountain Bike World Championship This Weekend. Watch it Live!

2015 Mountain Bike World Championship This Weekend. Watch it Live!

This weekend in Andorra, the World’s best mountain bikers will converge at Vallnord to contest the Rainbow Stripes. Watch the action LIVE from Andorra on Red Bull TV or tune in later to watch the recorded coverage. Dates and Times: 5 Sep 2015 Cross Country World Championship Women- 2:50a Pacific Men- 5:20a Pacific 6...

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Mountain Bike Racing Tips for Beginners, How to get over anxieties about racing

Mountain Bike Racing Tips for Beginners, How to get over anxieties about racing

All of your ride friends are signed up for the race… but you’re not so sure. “What if I’m too slow?” “What if I’m DFL (dead f*&^%ing last)?” “What if I can’t?” “What if I’m are holding everyone up? What if it’s too hard?” Or...

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EAT Fig Season Favorites, Part I

EAT Fig Season Favorites, Part I

If for no other reason, summer is my favorite season because it’s fig season. Fig season is a celebration of sweet heaven for your mouth rendering your senses overstimulated with rich flavors and history. The fig is versatile as snack, a valuable source of energy and nutrients for athletes, and an integral element...

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