Rob Warner, the respected & credible face and voice of the UCI enters the garages, homes and comfort zones of the world’s elite mountain bikers as they reflect on the 2016 season and look forward to 2017.

The big fight in the women’s ranks will be an interesting one this year. Can any of the world’s top pros bounce back from Rachel Atherton’s imperious undefeated 2016 season? One of the hottest candidates to dethrone the queen is French rider, Myriam Nicole.

The Montpellier native put herself out of contention with a broken collarbone before round one last year, but she came back strong at the end of the year. So after a full off-season of recuperation and training, can she be the one to take the fight to Atherton?

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