Elite Women of Cross Country MTB

Elite Women MTB Racers

Courtesy of CYCLEFILM watch the world’s best women Mountain Bike racers as filmed at the UCI MTB World Cup in Offenburg, Germany and Champery, Switzerland. This tribute video features Olympic Champion Sabine Spitz, World Champion Maja Wloszczowska, Norwegian Champion Lene Byberg as well as talented young Canadian Emily Batty and many more elite riders: Willow […] Read more »

Parachuting Devil Dogs with Bikes


Fact or Fiction?: The United States Marines Parachuted from the skies in WWII with compact bikes. Fiction: In the United States, Columbia produced a bike around 1942 called the Compax. Intended for military use by paratroopers, the folding Compax models were tested by the United States Marine Corps but saw no action in Europe during […] Read more »

VooDoo Fire


VooDoo Fire – Lake Pueblo State Park, Pueblo, CO, 66miles, 3,600ft climbing Date of Next Event: April 21st, 2012 Registration Info: Online Registration Race Website: VooDoo Fire,  Facebook: Rocky Mountain Endurance Series Description: Kick off the mountain bike racing season in Colorado at this exciting venue. You’ll be tempted to take your eyes off the trail […] Read more »

Raleigh The All-Steel Bicycle


The Raleigh bicycle’s history began over 100 years ago in 1887 when Frank Bowden purchased a small bike shop on Raleigh Street in Nottingham, England. A year later he founded the Raleigh Cycle Company. The advertisement below is from 1932. At the time Raleigh was close to producing 100,000 bicycles a year. See next vintage […] Read more »

Bicycle Icicle

Frozen Bicycle

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus See also: Cycling Snowman Christmas Bike Rudolph the Red Nosed Bicycle Bicycle Christmas Trees Read more »