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 [...]
Every year racing is a new adventure with a hand full of new ideas meeting the tried and true methods of the past. Each year brings a new set of experiences and humbles me toward the future. Each year I bring myself to new ways of thinking and I grow to meet my goals.
This year I’ve taken a different approach to cyclocross opposed to last. Last year I was pre-cross season committed to go at it, then a hurt knee and too little fun at the first race kept me content on the sideline. This year after mountain bike season came to a close I didn’t jump the [...]
I had a easy ride on Sunday so I figured it was a good opportunity to get a little footage. Take a ride along on a little training ride on the CXR 29er through one of Northern California’s riding hot spots; Annadel State Park.
Peaks and valleys! I’ve been down in the valley for the last three weekends while racing and training. I have had lazy legs and a lack of overall energy. But the flow is coming back after some much needed rest. Sea otter was quite the show as always with
This weekend I headed up to a Northern California classic, sure enough “classic” is in the title of the race. The Napa Valley Dirt Classic, held in Angwin CA above the infamous Napa Valley wine growing region was a race my calendar has been missing for a long time. It’s one of those events that [...]
Marin Bikes is stoked to announce that our Colorado pro rider Michael Hosey, aboard a Marin CXR 26″ set up as a single speed, won the single speed category in convincing fashion at last weekend’s Colorado State Championships, which were held at Keystone Resort. Although the course is in rarified Rocky air-the course never dips [...]