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We have the honor of partnering with some of the best athletes in the world, and we’re excited that SRAM 2X10 has helped them to achieve competitive success right out of the box: not even four months old, SRAM 2X10 had already collected three World Champion jerseys, a World Cup overall victory and several World Cup wins. From local loops to World Cups and World Championships, here are the latest results from riders running SRAM 2X10.

2010 Race ResultsComments Off on 2010 Race Results

Posted In Results on November 1, 2010

After its incredible first season in 2009, SRAM XX ruled Cross Country and Marathon racing worldwide.

Here are the 2010 highlights from SRAM XX riders:

  • Elite men World Champion: Jose Hermida (Multivan Merida)
  • Elite men World Championships podium sweep: Jose Hermida – Jaroslav Kulhavy (Rubena Birell Specialized) – Stander (Specialized Factory Racing)
  • Elite women World Championships: 2nd Irina Kalentieva (Topeak Ergon) and 3rd Willow Koerber (Subaru Trek)
  • Elite men World Cup overall winner: Nino Schurter (Scott Swisspower)
  • Elite men World Cup overall podium sweep: Nino Schurter – Julien Absalon (Orbea) – Jaroslav Kulhavy (Rubena Birell Specialized) – Florian Vogel (Scott Swisspower) – Jose Hermida (Multivan Merida)
  • 6 out of 6 World Cup victories for SRAM XX riders
  • Men and women Marathon World Champion: Alban Lakata (Topeak Ergon) and Esther Süss (Wheeler iXS Pro Team)
  • 14 National Championship titles across Europe in men and women XC
  • First place TransGermany – Cristoph Sauser (Specialized Factory Racing)

    Mont Saint Anne: XX sweeps the World ChampsComments Off on Mont Saint Anne: XX sweeps the World Champs

    Posted In Results on September 7, 2010

    For the second year in a row XX riders sweep the XC Elite Men’s World Championship!

    Jose Hermida celebrates as he crosses the line in first place! (Ph. Victor Lucas)

    Jose Hermida of Spain (Team Multivan Merida) won his first ever Elite World Championship title. Jose is one of the most experienced and succesful racers in the circus, and has always been a great fan of XX and 2X10. With Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic – Rubena Birell) and Burry Stander (South Africa – Specialized Factory Racing) in 2nd and 3rd, SRAM XX riders repeat the outstanding results of the 2009 World Championship, with gold medal and podium sweep.

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    WINDHAM: KULHAVY MAKES IT 6 ON 6 FOR XX!Comments Off on WINDHAM: KULHAVY MAKES IT 6 ON 6 FOR XX!

    Posted In Results on August 30, 2010

    Czech rider Jaroslav Kulhavy (Specialized – Rubena – Birell) won his first ever World Cup in Windham, making it a perfect season for SRAM XX. Six World Cup races, six victories for XX riders.

    Jaroslav Kulhavy makes it a perfect season for SRAM XX riders with his victory in Windham.

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    Marathon Worlds: double rainbow for XX!Comments Off on Marathon Worlds: double rainbow for XX!

    Posted In Results on August 14, 2010

    Double rainbow for SRAM XX at the 2010 Marathon World Championships in St. Wendel, Germany: Alban Lakata and Esther Süss win the men’s and women’s titles!

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    Val di Sole: five on five!Comments Off on Val di Sole: five on five!

    Posted In Results on August 2, 2010

    Five World Cups, five victories for XX
    Saturday, july 31st: Nino Schurter (Scott Swisspower) took the win in Val di Sole and the first place in the World Cup ranking on XX.
    4 out of 5 riders on the podium in Val di Sole and 9 out of the top 10 raced on XX.

    Nino leads his competitors with a wonderful race for his second seasonal and career World Cup win! (photo: Victor Lucas)

    XX full house in Champery!Comments Off on XX full house in Champery!

    Posted In Results on July 27, 2010

    Winner in Champery: Florian Vogel – Scott Swisspower (SUI) – XX.

    World Cup leader: Julien Absalon – Orbea (FRA) – XX.

    9 out of the top 10 men in the World Cup ranking race on XX.

    Willow Koerber – Subaru-Trek (USA) 3rd in Champery and 2nd overall -XX.

    XX domination continues!

    Below: Florian Vogel rides to victory in Champery (Photo: Victor Lucas)

    DOMINATION CONTINUES IN OFFENBURGComments Off on DOMINATION CONTINUES IN OFFENBURG

    Posted In Results on June 8, 2010

    It sounds to good to be true but for the third time in a row XX riders filled the podium at the third World Cup in Offenburg, Germany, on may 23rd.

    This time it was multi time Olympic and World Champion Julien Absalon of Orbea taking the win and the World Cup leader’s jersey, in front of Nino Schurter (Scott-Swisspower), Jaroslav Kulhavy (Specialized-Rubena), Cristoph Sauser (Specialized Factory Racing) and Florian Vogel (Scott-Swisspower). Once again, 9 out of the top 10 riders were riding on SRAM XX! Another amazing result! (Photos: Victor Lucas)

    XX CONTINUES TO RULE THE WORLD CUP IN HOUFFALIZEComments Off on XX CONTINUES TO RULE THE WORLD CUP IN HOUFFALIZE

    Posted In Results on May 3, 2010

    Another glorious sunday for SRAM XX riders at the second stop of the MTB World Cup in Houffalize, Belgium, on sunday may 2nd.
    Multivan – Merida’s Jose Hermida took his first win of the season and powered to the top of the World Cup ranking. Behind him a very happy Manuel Fumic of Cannondale Factory Racing, who seemed fit for the win. In an all-new podium sweep for XX third place went to Wolfgang Kusrchat of Team Topeak-Ergon, followed by Jaroslav Kulhavy (Ruben-Birell-Specialized) and Ralph Naef (Multivan Merida).

    Willow Koerber (Subaru – Gary Fisher) rode strong in the women’s race finishing seconding but now leading in the overall World Cup ranking, great job!

    Next race will be in Offenburg, Germany, on may 23rd!

    (all photos by Victor Lucas)

    XX DOMINATES THE OPENING ROUND OF THE 2010 WORLD CUPComments Off on XX DOMINATES THE OPENING ROUND OF THE 2010 WORLD CUP

    Posted In Results on April 26, 2010

    Nino Schurter beats Julien Absalon in a sprint finish after an incredibly exciting race (photo: Victor Lucas)

    The two World Champions Nino Schurter (Scott-Swisspower) and Irina Kalentieva (Topeak-Ergon) opened the 2010 World Cup season with a double victory in Dalby Forest (UK) on Sunday, april 25th. Nino collected his first World Cup win over Julien Absalon in what seemed like a replay of the World Championship race last september, where the two superstars fought hard for many laps coming to a sprint finish, with Nino crossing the line first. In third place Burry Stander (Specialized Factory Racing), and rounding up an all-XX podium Jaroslav Kulhavy in 4th (Rubena-Specialized) and Ralph Naef (Multivan Merida). Another clean sweep for XX, and nine out of the top ten riders were on XX drivetrain and brakes!

    In the women’s filed Topeak-Ergon’s Irina Kalentieva won her first World Cup race on SRAM XX, followed by US sensation Willow Kroeber (Subaru-Gary Fisher).

    Next weekend riders take on the second round of the World Cup in the “classic” location of Houffalize, Belgium.

    Todd and Burry win at Sea Otter Classic!Comments Off on Todd and Burry win at Sea Otter Classic!

    Posted In Results on April 22, 2010

    The Sea Otter Classic powered by SRAM is a traditional season opener for all the racer heads, and of course XX was once again on the top spot of the podium in both men’s elite cross country and short track, with Burry Stander and Todd Wells of Specialized Factor Racing taking the win. Great ride also from XX equipped riders of Cannondale Factory Racing, Subaru-Gary Fisher and Topeak-Ergon!

    XX MAREMMA CUP – MASSA MARITTIMA, ITALYComments Off on XX MAREMMA CUP – MASSA MARITTIMA, ITALY

    Posted In Results on March 9, 2010

    XX riders started their 2010 season at the XX Maremma Cup powered by SRAM in Massa Marittima, Italy, right were 2009 had ended: on the podium, with clean sweeps of all the first spots. All the world’s best riders were in attendance and, impressively, most of them are riding on SRAM’s XX 2X10 drivetrain for upcoming season, including Olympic gold medalists Julien Absalon, and his team Orbea, and Bart Brentjens, with his new team Trek-Bart Brentjens. Also new on XX are powerhouse team Multivan Merida and the girls and boys of Felt Bionix Otztal and Lapierre.

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    Australian National ChampionshipsComments Off on Australian National Championships

    Posted In Results on February 4, 2010

    Australian National Championships – Powered by SRAM!

    Australian Mountain Bike National Championships kicked off at Eagle Mountain Bike Park in Adelaide starting Thursday, January 14. SRAM was an official event sponsor, and we had tons of event signage, banners, and fencing. Everyone that attended or sees pictures from this event will have red SRAM logos on their mind.

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    2009 Race ResultsComments Off on 2009 Race Results

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    2009 XX Men

    Julien Absalon (FRA)
    Orbea World MTB Team

    1st French National Championships XC
    1st UCI WC XC #2 Offenburg, GER
    1st UCI WC XC #3 Houffalize, BEL
    1st UCI WC XC #4 Madrid, ESP
    1st UCI WC XC #5 Mont St Anne, CAN
    1st UCI WC Overall Champion XC

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    Julien Absalon Wins Madrid World Cup on XXComments Off on Julien Absalon Wins Madrid World Cup on XX

    Posted In Results on February 3, 2010

    Julien Absalon Wins Madrid World Cup on XX First World Cup Victory for New Component Group

    Madrid was the location for one of the most dramatic races of the season so far. The drying race conditions allowed for a very fast start, and shortly after thestart, Julien Absalon found his way to the front along with Ralph Naef. Naef launched several solid attacks against Abslaon, but it would be Julien’s day once again.

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