Chance To Win A Steve Peat Replica Helmet From Troy Lee Designs

I met plenty of great athletes while working for Troy Lee Designs and Steve Peat will always be one of my favorites. Even years later while I was working for Mountain Bike Action, Steve was one of the few athletes who would go out of his way to show appreciation for any coverage he got (and he deserved every word and photo). No surprise this guy has a legion of dedicated fans. Troy Lee Designs, the official helmet painter of Peaty’s lids for 21 years, is replicating Steve’s favorite paint…

WORLD CUPS DRAW THE CROWDS

Morning news of SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing Team’s Nino Schurter winning the World Cup round 2 in Albstadt, Germany wasn’t much of a surprise. The 30-year-old shows no sign of slowing down and beat tough rival Julien Absalon in a sprint to the finish line on a course that Nino admits is far from his favorite. What struck me about the event was the size of the crowd. You simply don’t see a sea of humanity like that at America’s cross-country events.