Marin riders once again headed to the rugged gold mining hills of California to compete at the 2012 edition of the Downieville Classic. Dubbed as the All Mountain World Championships, the event spans two days with a rugged, 29 mile point-to-point cross country race on Saturday and a 17 mile downhill on Sunday. Riders from [...]
Last week I got a casual message on Facebook from a friend inviting me and several others to join him for a 50 mile mountain bike ride outside of Nevada City. I naively replied that sure, I’d love to join him for an epic, but didn’t know how truly epic the ride would actually be. [...]
During a training ride in February I got in a nasty crash and ended up with a broken wrist on the right, a sprained wrist on the left, and a cracked rib. The crash was sudden and unexpected and the aftermath was pretty miserable. Having both of my hands damaged left me unable to do [...]
Congratulations to Brian Astell on killing it in Napa!! The Marin Bikes/Lost Coast Brewery rider beat the heat and a brutal race course at Skyline Park in Napa, California to take his second consecutive Northern California State XC Champion title this past Sunday.
Marin Bikes/Team Lost Coast Brewery rider will hit the hillside trails outside of Napa this weekend for the Skyline Park Mountain Bike Race. In 2009 Astell won on the rocky and technical course to clinch the Northern California XC Championship title.
Last weekend a few Marin staff members and athletes made the journey from Marin’s Bay Area headquarters to Bend, Oregon to compete in the US Cyclocross Nationals.