Race Report: NYSMTB Burly; MASS XC D&Q Summer Sizzler; ESC Enduro, DH, and Super-D; and the Patapsco 100


With XC and Super-D National Championships just two weeks off, many of the riders on the Giant Northeast team competed in their final Nats tune-up races last weekend. Enduro and downhillers kept busy, as well, with the most recent Eastern States Cup event in Killington, Vermont. NY State MTB Series: West Hurley Burly Backyard World Championships. West Hurley, NY. Pro …

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Race Report: Gravity National Championships; ESC; MASS; Curse of the Dark Hollow; H2H; and Pro XCT.


2014 USA Cycling Gravity Mountain Bike National Championships. Angel Fire, New Mexico. Pro downhill rider Brian Scolforo traveled to Angel Fire, NM, to compete in the Gravity National Championships, which featured downhill and dual slalom events. The downhill course, which included reworked sections of last year’s course, started at 10,500 feet above sea level and dropped 1700 feet over the …

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Race Report: Mayhem Enduro, Pro GRT, and more.

Mayhem Enduro

Pro Gravity Tour: Plattekill Mountain. Roxbury, NY. Giant Northeast riders Seamus, Brian, and Collin got to enjoy all kinds of weather during two days of racing at Plattekill Mountain. Pro downhill rider Brian Scolforo describes the racing conditions on both days: “Saturday was filled with rain showers and muddy trails. Rain suits and tear offs were essential. A gnarly track …

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Rider Profile: Amy Alton

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Meet one of our Grassroots riders, Amy Alton. Hometown: Cleveland, OH, but currently residing in Baltimore, MD. Number of Years Racing: 2 (Enduro, XC) Race bike Setup Modified Lust Advanced 2 including a Fox Talas 140 fork, Industry Nine wheels, and dropper post. Riding Strength Gravity-assisted bliss & being able to drop the watts when its hammer time. Favorite Race …

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Big Bear Lake Enduro

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Check our grassroots rider Amy Alton’s recount of the West Virginia’s Big Bear Lake Enduro: Big Bear Lake, West Virginia was the site of my first Enduro to kick off the 2014 season.  I was stoked to see what my new Lust Advanced 2 was capable of as well as sport my new AVAM Adventures jersey highlighting the Giant Northeast …

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