Last week, the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships invaded Cairns, Australia, and Felt athletes put in some performances for the ages. Sina Frei, the reigning U23 European champion, shot out to the front of the field early on in the Women’s U23 event. She held off all of her competitors for a dominant performance and another rainbow jersey to add to her collection. A few days prior, Frei also won a world championship as part of the Swiss squad in the team relay event. Swiss rider Thomas Litscher rode an incredibly strong race in the Elite Men’s field, finishing in third place for a bronze medal. The race for the win was the tightest of all fields at this year’s World Championships, with Litscher crossing the finish line a mere 15 seconds behind the winner. Litscher earned his bronze medal aboard his Felt Edict race bike.
We're thrilled to announce our continued partnership with the TWENTY24 Pro Cycling race team for the next three seasons. We first joined forces with the storied women’s team back in 2011, and since then, we've been proud to help the team's mission of supporting young female cyclists and nurturing the next generation of athletes.
Sometimes, a race isn't all about the result, but rather learning from the experience of a setback or other challenge. Such was the case for pro triathlete Judith Corachan at the recent Challenge Samorin event. Don't miss her race report from one of the most uniquely challenging events on the calendar.
Cyclocross is one of the most unique, challenging, and just plain fun forms of bike racing in existence. The races are typically lung-searing, leg-burning affairs that reward sprinting ability, handling prowess, and razor-sharp focus. Plus, it's fantastic for spectators. Here's everything you need to know about this amazing sport.