cross country

McConnell finishes 5th in XCO World Cup overall

McConnell finishes 5th in XCO World Cup overall

On a fast and not overly decisive course, Courtney and Schurter claimed the overall World Cup titles. 9 Sep 2019
Bec McConnell sets World Champs alight!

Bec McConnell sets World Champs alight!

The women's XCO World Championship was like any World Cup this year - action packed! 1 Sep 2019
Terpstra and Schurter on a high in Andorra

Terpstra and Schurter on a high in Andorra

With a big weekend of racing in Andorra, the XCO races offered continual surprises. 8 Jul 2019
Neff and Avancini win in Andorra XCC

Neff and Avancini win in Andorra XCC

After a break, the World Cup is back and the Short Track kicks things off in Andorra. 6 Jul 2019
TESTED: Felt Edict 3

TESTED: Felt Edict 3

The Felt Edict is a nod towards new-school XC from the brand that chases speed. 23 Jan 2019
Courtney and Schurter win Elite XCO World Titles

Courtney and Schurter win Elite XCO World Titles

In a thrilling XC final in Lenzerheide, Kate Courtney and Nino Schurter won the XCO World Championships. 9 Sep 2018
Keller and Hatherly win U23 XCO World Titles

Keller and Hatherly win U23 XCO World Titles

The U23 XCO was won in fine form by Alessandra Keller and Alan Hatherly. 8 Sep 2018
BMC launch a new Fourstroke in Lenzerheide

BMC launch a new Fourstroke in Lenzerheide

At the Men's U23 XCO, BMC revealed their new Fourstroke to the world - with new geo and an integrated dropper post. 8 Sep 2018
Stigger and Balmer win Junior XCO titles

Stigger and Balmer win Junior XCO titles

The Junior category for XCO and Downhill show where the next generation of stars will come from. And today we got a real insight to the future of XCO MTB. 6 Sep 2018
Complete World Championship Team announced

Complete World Championship Team announced

MTBA have released the complete rider list of athletes that will be on the Australian Team for the World Championships in Lenzerheide. 6 Aug 2018
The Bright kids of mountain biking

The Bright kids of mountain biking

The town of Bright in Victoria is already well-known for its trails and ales - but what about the mountain bike talent it produces? 25 Jul 2018
All killer, no filler at Val di Sole

All killer, no filler at Val di Sole

The XCO World Cup returned with a trip to Italy - and it didn't disappoint! 9 Jul 2018
FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

You might have seen it at the Cape Epic or in the World Cup, but Canyon have finally released the details of their all-new Lux cross-country full-suspension mountain bike. 26 Jun 2018
MTBA announce Junior World Champs Squad!

MTBA announce Junior World Champs Squad!

World Championships are in Lenzerheide, Switzerland this year and MTBA have just announced the Junior team. 19 Jun 2018
A National Reflection

A National Reflection

The Australian Nationals season. Reflection. Lessons learned and the secrets behind our successes. 16 May 2018
Langvad and Gaze in World Cup triumph!

Langvad and Gaze in World Cup triumph!

The opening round of the XCO World Cup landed in Stellenbosch - and the new course didn't disappoint! 12 Mar 2018
XC is not a swear word.

XC is not a swear word.

Cross-country racing has been a backbone of mountain biking for decades, pushing product development and riders, and getting riders into the sport. So what's changed? 9 Mar 2018
Kiwis conquer National Cross-Country races

Kiwis conquer National Cross-Country races

The latest rounds of the MTBA National XCO Series headed to Nerang, QLD. And riders from New Zealand showed the Australian elite how it is done. 17 Jan 2018
The Swiss sweep in Cairns

The Swiss sweep in Cairns

The final day of cross-country racing in Cairns saw the Swiss sweep the podiums, as the jungle filled with spectators. 9 Sep 2017
The kids are alright - Cam Wright is Junior XCO World Champion!!

The kids are alright - Cam Wright is Junior XCO World Champion!!

Cam Wright rode away with his race today, taking the junior men's world title home to Brisbane. 7 Sep 2017
Switzerland take first blood at the World Championships

Switzerland take first blood at the World Championships

The first day of racing at the 2017 MTB World Championships saw 5 riders from each country go full gas in the Team Relay. 6 Sep 2017