This Race Nearly Broke Me! | Rich Rides The UCI Marathon World Cup

Published on September 24th 2023


Rich Payne sets out on the ultimate test of endurance, taking on the @uci_mtbworldseries World Cup Cross Country Marathon (XCM). Taking place in the Haute-Savoie region of France, the race is 100km long with approximately 4000 meters of climbing and even crosses the border into Switzerland! Will Rich be able to complete his latest challenge? In association with SQlab ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Intro 01:15 - Race breakdown 02:49 - The bike 03:58 - Rich prepares for the race 05:08 - The starting line 06:55 - 20km in 08:04 - Halfway point 11:19 - 72km in 12:52 - 85km in 15:05 - Final descent 16:51 - The finish line 17:46 - Summary Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ NEW GMBN XC Kit! πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ What's the farthest you've biked in one go? Where was it? Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Ghost Bikes, Lightning Strikes, And Meeting The King! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 French Bourree - Cercles Nouvelles Winter Lock - Power Druid Postcards From a French Lover - Christian Andersen A Shot of Lovin' You - Will Harrison Spoiled Brat (Instrumental Version) - Roof I Don't Know How They Know My Name (Instrumental Version) - Of Men And Wolves Foli - Lukas Got Lucky Hope and a Future - Edgar Hopp Crossing the Border - Hampus Naeselius Machete Dream - Speedy The Spider I Don't Know How They Know My Name (Instrumental Version) - Of Men And Wolves San Pedro - Sugoi 3 Step - Say3 #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - GMBN auf Deutsch - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -