Cycle Ravena / Marin Bikes riders Orlando Alves and Mariana Carcute took the top spots in the elite male and female categories two weekends in a row. Over 300 competitors raced in 17 categories on Sunday, September 23rd at the second edition of the Challenge Louveira marathon. Orlando took an early lead, completing the 48.5km [...]
Santa Barbara is a place of contradictions, beach but mountains, wealthy but poor, and founded by the Spanish but totally California. I once lived in this fair town before, while I was in Grad school. During the year that lasted, I hardly had time to really explore the place I lived. My life was confined [...]
Under a fiercely hot sun, Brazilian Champion Orlando Alves won his 2nd straight race in the third event on July 17th in Brazil’s Big Biker marathon series. Citing the very tough conditions over the 91km (67mile) course, Orlando’s meticulous attention to nutrition and hydration especially paid off in the wheel-on-wheel sprint to the finish. [...]
Billing itself as ‘More than a race…a stage in life’, the Claro Brasil Ride counts among the world’s great mountain bike stage races, including South Africa’s Cape Epic, La Ruta in Costa Rica and Canada’s BC Bike Race.
For the second consecutive year Orlando Alves of the Cycle Ravena Marin Bikes Race Team took the top spot at the Copa Pedal Leve in the U-25 category.
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.