From fat-bike races in the Arctic to World-Cup-level downhill racing, with Enduro World Series, cross-country and multi-day marathons in-between, Tom and Seb from BikeRadar, and Luke Marshall from MBUK Magazine have done them all.
With such a broad spectrum of racing under the mountain-bike umbrella, we wanted to work out which is the toughest to compete in. Trying to compare a three-minute downhill race to a 200km marathon is pretty tricky, that’s for sure!
Have we got it right, though? Let us know in the comments below.
Tom recently did a three-day pairs marathon in South Africa – but is that harder than a three-minute DH race?Jetline Action Photo
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Riding since the age of 13, Technical Editor Tom has ridden hundreds of bikes over the past few years, from aero race bikes to EWS-ready enduro rigs, with a fair few others in between. Most likely found in the woods practicing his scandi-flicks.