Posts in category: Epic Rides
Huck wins Oz Trails Off-Road on borrowed wheel

It looked like Erin Huck had lost her chance at a $10,000 payout until Chloe Woodruff unexpectedly offered Huck her own wheel.

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Oz Trails Off-Road: Swenson survives flat-fest

Keegan Swenson wins the final race in the Epic Rides Series, collecting a massive $10,000 payout on a day where most riders flatted.

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Fat tire crits aren’t dead

One of the many oddball experiments of mountain biking in the 1990s lives on at the Epic Rides Series, showcasing pro riders downtown.

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Video: One minute at Carson City Off-Road

Need a little break from the Tour de France? Here’s a look back at the third race in the Epic Rides mountain bike series.

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The Dirt: Wildfire hits close to home for Durango mountain bikers

We talk to four pro mountain bikers from Durango about how the 416 fire has impacted them and their community.
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The Dirt Dispatch: Third time is the charm in Carson City Off-Road

Spencer finally finds the good luck he’s been looking for in the Epic Rides Series of marathon mountain bike races, in Nevada, of course.
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The Nitty-Gritty: Racing the Carson City Off-Road

The Carson City Off-Road delivers with a massive 52-mile course and some stellar views of Lake Tahoe and Marlette Lake
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To Tahoe and back: Carson City Off-Road gallery

With an epic loop up to Lake Tahoe and the famous flume trail, Carson City Off-Road showcased top mountain bikers and stunning scenery.
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Sonntag storms to come-from-behind win at Carson City Off-Road

Ben Sonntag chases down Howard Grotts and Keegan Swenson and out-foxes them in sprint finish to win Epic Rides round three.
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Woodruff overcomes crash to win Carson City Off-Road

Chloe Woodruff fends off Katerina Nash, battling back from late crash to claim victory in round three of the Epic Rides MTB Series.
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Carson City Off-Road set to be an old-school MTB throw-down

Sunday’s race will take riders on a 52-mile loop that reaches 8,600 feet above sea level.
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Up next: Carson City Off-Road

As part of our continuing coverage of the Epic Rides Series, I’m off to the Carson City Off-Road, June 15-17 in Nevada.

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The Dirt: Shonny Vanlandingham helps change women’s lives in Nepal

We catch up with NORBA legend Shonny Vanlandingham at Grand Junction Off-Road. Also, Julien Absalon won an e-bike race.

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Riveros rides away from unlucky spring MTB season

After a broken arm, another crash that nearly reinjured it, and a bout of food poisoning, Fernando Riveros puts bad luck behind him.
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Dirt Dispatch: Down but not out at Grand Junction Off-Road

With a broken bike and nine miles to go, Spencer makes the best of things and learns to love Grand Junction, Colorado.
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Video: One minute at the Grand Junction Off-Road

The Grand Junction Off-Road is a rocky, tough marathon mountain bike race, and also a three day music festival.
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The Dirt: Courtney 10th at Albstadt World Cup; Ironman may take over Breck Epic

American Kate Courtney lands a top-10 result at Albstadt MTB World Cup after strong showing in short track race.
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The Nitty-Gritty: Racing the Grand Junction Off-Road

Grand Junction Off-Road is a three-day downtown live music festival, and one of the toughest mountain bike races of the season.
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Nash takes Epic hat-trick at Grand Junction Off-Road

Czech Olympian Katerina Nash cleans up at the Grand Junction Off-Road, winning the backcountry race for a third time.
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Grotts repeats at Grand Junction, extends Epic Rides series lead

Howard Grotts climbs away from the competition in Grand Junction Off-Road to claim round two of the Epic Rides Series.
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Grand Junction Off-Road set to rock and roll

We are heading to Grand Junction for the second race of the Epic Rides Series. Here’s what’s on tap for the course, the music, and more.
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Grand Junction Off-Road preview: Climbers vs. daredevils

Spencer Powlison previews the second round of the Epic Rides Series, the Grand Junction Off-Road.
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Season-ending crash leads Finsterwald to Epic opportunity

Russell Finsterwald enters this weekend’s second round of the Epic Rides Series, in Grand Junction, Colorado, with podium hopes.
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Dirt Dispatch: Pain and partying at Whiskey Off-Road

I was screaming. It didn’t feel like my own voice but it was. And there was no doubt that my legs, both seized up with knife-like cramps,

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