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Lourdes by Faustin Figaret

This weekend was the first World Cup of the season in Lourdes. It is always very pleasant to participate in a world cup in France and even more when it is the first of the season. The track was technical and very fast, it was really nice to ride. Some …

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Loic Bruni’s Specialized Demo S-Works

Loic Bruni talks about his brand-spanking-new Specialized Demo with Ohlins suspension as he gets ready for the 2017 Lourdes World Cup. This custom-painted bike has Ohlins suspension and Formula brakes and 27.5-inch wheels. Loic is not running 29-inch DH wheels at Lourdes (or maybe ever).  

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Lords of Lourdes – UCI MTB DH World Cup Results

Lords of Lourdes

The UCI DH MTB World Cup is back for 2017 with the first stop having just finished in the French town of Lourdes. An eventful first stop; Rachel Atherton continues the streak, Miranda Miller’s first “professional” World Cup, Santa Cruz rolling on 29 wheels, Tahnee Seagrave qualifying in first (with …

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Santa Cruz V10 Grows Up

It’s true. There’s a 29er V10, and the Syndicate will be racing it this weekend at Lourdes. Although the move to 29-inch wheels has been riling comments sections and forums for months (#26isdefinitelydeadnow), the writing’s on the wall. Tracks are faster, times are tighter, and eking another second out of …

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