Skip to main content

Keith Bontrager

Keith Bontrager is best known as the bike and component design guru behind his eponymous road and mountain bike components, but behind the scenes the man universally known as KB is an enthusiastic and well-respected endurance mountain bike racer. KB has taken part in a over 50 24-hour races in the last few years, and in his diary takes us inside the mental, physical and technical challenges of long-distance mountain bike racing, starting with one of the sport's greatest tests, the seven-day TransRockies Challenge.

Latest articles by

Latest on Cyclingnews

  • The late spring flurry

    OK, I am getting ready to go out on my first two laps of a 24-hour race in Madrid, Spain. It's the...
  • Warming up

    It's been a hectic winter and spring but I finally got on a bike with more than a test ride in mind...
  • Oh deer!

    As you know, I like to find food. That makes it tough to travel sometimes, knowing what I am...
  • Twentyfour12 '07

    Bontrager (the company) has sponsored a 24 hour race in England for the last two years. Bontrager...
  • TransScotland final wrap

    The last stage was not the typical short party stage that these races often end with. There was no...
  • The penultimate day

    This entry is a bit wordier because I am writing it from the New Inn in Appletreewick after the race...