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

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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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Rider Profile: Abbey Alexiades

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Meet one of our Pro riders, Abbey Alexiades Hometown: Mt Beauty, Victoria, Australia Currently Living In: Ithica, NY Number of Years Racing: 3 Number of Years Racing Pro: 0.5 Race bike setup: Liv/Giant Lust Advanced Riding Strength: Climbing Favorite Race Course: Windham, NY Favorite Place to Ride: Moosic Mountain, Scranton, PA and Tahoe Rim Trail What is your “Ride Life”? …

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Race Report: MASS XC, Super-D, and Endurance; the Mohican 100; & ESC Enduro.

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MASS Endurance: Bearscat 50. Wawayanda State Park. Hewitt, NJ. Grassroots riders Jon, Wendi, and Mike met up on Sunday for the fourth annual Bearscat Endurance race hosted by Black Bear Cycling. Each class would ride two 25-mile laps of Waway’s finest and rockiest single track, with a few fire roads thrown in. Wendi, a four-year Bearscat veteran, describes the course …

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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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