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2017 Crocodile Trophy: Leandre Bouchard is the MEPT – Crocodile Trophy Champion 2017

The 2017 MEPT – Crocodile Trophy finished today on Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas. It was the final battle between two Canadian elite racers who had dominated the field for the entire week – Andrew L'Esperance took the...

2017 Crocodile Trophy: L’Esperance wins stage at Wetherby

Today the seventh stage of the MEPT – Crocodile Trophy was a 78km circuit race with 1050vm of climbing in the Kuranda National Park around the Wetherby Cattle Station. The two Canadia Elite racers Andrew L'Esperance and Leandre Bouchard...

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...

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Magical Meyer claims eighth world title

A plan executed to near perfection saw Perth’s Cameron Meyer claim his fourth points world title and eighth career rainbow jersey at the Hong...

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