Cool Absalon wins World Cup duel with rival

Cool Absalon wins World Cup duel with rival

World champion Julien Absalon won his 30th World Cup victory at Albstadt after a thrilling duel with his long-standing Swiss rival Nino Schurter in the second round of this season’s competition. The BMC Mountain Bike Team rider had previously said that the short, fast and steep course at Albstadt would…

First race, first podium for Ralph Näf

First race, first podium for Ralph Näf

Ralph Näf kicked off the BMC MTB Racing Team’s cross-country season with a podium in Switzerland, while world champion Julien Absalon competed in France. The four Swiss riders of the BMC MTB Racing Team ended up their last training camp with the well-attended BMC MTB Racing Cup event in Monte…

JULIEN ABSALON DEFENDED HIS EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN SANKT  WENDEL

JULIEN ABSALON DEFENDED HIS EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN SANKT WENDEL

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Julien Absalon, the greatest mountain biker of all time‚ successfully defended his European championship in Sankt Wendel, Germany. Under a blazing sun and on a superbly well-tended course, he saw off all pretenders to his crown. The circuit was very quick and presented no real technical challenges so it was…