This article originally appeared on BikeRadar As the current world champion in Olympic-discipline cross-country, Nino Schurter is always one of the race favourites once the start gun blows. With explosive power, supreme technical skills and masterfully tactical efforts, Schurter typically delivers results with the consistency of a Swiss-made watch. Of course, a rider of this level...
Nino Schurter and Julien Absalon have continued their tight tussle for the Cyclingnews Reader Poll's Best Mountain Bike Rider in 2015 with the Swiss coming out on top after a season in which he won the World and European cross-country titles. Schurter topped the poll with 26% of the vote with Absalon in second place on 22%, just ahead of Jolanda Neff on 21%. After a brief foray...
Another fierce battle is expected between World Champion Julien Absalon (BMC Mountainbike) and former World Champion Nino Schurter (Scott-Odlo MTB) this weekend at the Windham World Cup. Schurter is coming in as the defending champion, having won on the slopes of Windham Mountain last season. He also has grabbed the World Cup Series lead last week after Jaroslav Kulhavy (Specialized...
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