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2017 Crocodile Trophy: Canada strikes again: Andrew L’Esperance wins the stage into Wetherby

The Crocodile Trophy has arrived at Wetherby Cattle Station high up on the escarpment from Port Douglas. Four out of the top five finishers were elites today - after a 102km/1000vm marathon from Skybury Coffee Plantation, Andrew L'Esperance wins...

2017 Crocodile Trophy: Erik Dekker breaks two race records with stage win at Skybury...

Stage five of the MEPT – Crocodile Trophy was a 125km marathon with 1100 metres of elevation to cover on very rugged and rarely used mining access and fire trails surrounded by dense Outback vegetation. Today's stage winner is...

2017 Crocodile Trophy: Aussies on fire at the MEPT – Crocodile Trophy

Five Australians among the top ten finishers of today's stage 4 at Skybury Coffee near Mareeba with Ondrej Slezak from Sydney coming across the line as outright third today. At the half-way mark of the 23 MEPT – Crocodile...

2017 Crocodile Trophy: Erik Dekker attacks the Elite, Bouchard on the defence

The MEPT - Crocodile Trophy proofed that it still has a bite – long gone are the 200km stages across the Outback Highways, but nowadays the stage plan holds a few surprises for its riders every year. Today's fourth-longest...

Former Downhill Professional John Waddell joins the Red Hill Gravity Enduro

The Red Hill Riders Mountain Bike Club have teamed up with former downhill professional John Waddell as event ambassador for the 2017 Red Hill Gravity Enduro Presented by Mercedes-Benz Mornington. The event's entries sold out within weeks, with numbers increasing from 190 to...

2017 Crocodile Trophy: Lake Tinaroo – Canadian Bouchard still in the lead

The Canadian Leandre Bouchard defends his Crocodile Trophy Elite Men's leader jersey during today's stage two from Cairns to Atherton. Riders arriving at the finish at Lake Tinaroo on the Atherton Tablelands recounted a brutal stage with massive 'ramps' that...

Crocodile Trophy 2017: Canadian double victory in Cairns

The 23rd MEPT – Crocodile Trophy started with a lap race at Smithfield MTB Park in Cairns today. With Haley Smith and Leandre Bouchard two elites claimed a double victory for Canada in stage 1. Fellow Canadian Andrew L'Esperance...

Cairns delivers iconic course for the world’s best

The UCI has declared the 28th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, one of the best Mountain Bike World Championships they have attended. UCI Mountain Bike Deputy Coordinator Simon Burney said: "We enjoyed a great week...

Red Hill Gravity Enduro entries sell out on eve of Mountain Bike World Championships

Victoria's Mornington Peninsula is set to come alive with hundreds of mountain bikers this October when the 2017 Red Hill Gravity Enduro Presented by Mercedes-Benz Mornington takes to the trails of the picturesque Arthurs Seat. The two-day event sold out within weeks,...

Mountain Bike World Cup Preview

The 27th season of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will begin April 29-30, in Lourdes, France, for the opening round of the downhill competitions. It is the third time that Lourdes will open the season:...

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Morton charges into final four in sprint

Less than twenty-fours hours after claiming silver in the team sprint, South Australia’s Stephanie Morton (SA) launched herself into the women’s sprint final four...

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