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Impressions of the Vallnord XCO

I spent a hunk of time on Sunday watching replays of the Men’s and Women’s XCO races from Vallnord, Andorra (seemingly the closest I get to actually racing these days). I have to say I was impressed  and unimpressed with a few things. The following are my unsolicited and most likely unwanted comments, possibly written for no other reason than to use the words impressed and unimpressed as many times as I can in a blog post.



Nino Schurter is an animal!

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2013 XCM World Championship Results


Men’s Top Ten

  1. Christoph Sauser (SUI) 4:30:13
  2. Alban Lakata (AUT) 4:30:17
  3. Hector Leonardo Paez Leon (COL)4:33:25
  4. Kristian Hynek(CZE) 4:39:43
  5. Urs Huber (SUI) 4:40:01
  6. Tiago Jorge Oliveira Ferreira (POR) 4:40:37
  7. Lukas Buchli(SUI) 4:41:20
  8. Karl Platt(GER) 4:41:49
  9. Thomas Stoll (SUI) 4:45:11
  10. Adrian Brzozka (POL) 4:46:11 Continue Reading →

Gunn-Rita & Sauser Take XCM World Championship

UCI MTB Marathon World Championships: Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa and Christoph Sauser Crowned


The first of the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships took place on Saturday with the Marathon, in Brixental, Austria, and some familiar faces took the top step of the podium.  Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Norway) won her fifth Marathon world title in the women’s race, while Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) took his third in the men’s competition.  Continue Reading →

Video: Jaro Talks XCM Worlds

Once again I find myself suckered in to posting a bike company’s marketing video, but I can’t help it. Specialized did a great job (as usual) of showing and letting Jaroslav Kulhavy talk about his bike for Marathon Worlds and a bit about the course. Check it out (or should I say Czech it out?) Continue Reading →

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