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Atherton and Fayolle take glory

Reigning champion and Frenchman open UCI MTB World Cup season with wins. The opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Lourdes was won in dramatic circumstances by home downhill hero Alexandre Fayolle as the defending women’s champion Rachel Atherton coasted to victory.   Despite a dusting of snow at the …

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Inside the World of the UCI DH MTB World Cup The world of UCI downhill mountain bike racing is competitive, dangerous, and — above all — fast. Go inside the UCI season with rising star Loïc Bruni and get the story behind the top teams, riders, and races on the …

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Photos part 1 – Finals in Lourdes

Check out our photos from UCI World Cup in Lourdes! Great photos by our photographer Kike Abelleira.     Alexandre Fayolle – Polygon   Amaury Pierron- Commencal   Connor Fearon – Kona   Florent Payet – VV Racing   Fraser MCGlone    Loic Bruni    Marcelo Gutierrez – Giant   …

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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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