It’s 2009 and singlespeeding’s still not dead! The upcoming 2009 UK Single Speed Championships at Dalby Forest on the 6th and 7th of June has provided scientific proof that pronouncements of singlespeeding’s demise are distinctly premature. Nearly 300 riders have already signed up and places on the start line are disappearing fast. Strong local support […]
No doubt you’ve seen Danny’s latest video – which was “YouTube phenomenon” that even your Mum probably forwarded you details of. Here’s some more footage of him blowing people’s minds…
Another astounding turn out meant the trails at Swinley Forest was awash with hundreds of happy riders who had decided to partake in the renowned Gorrick Gore 100 Challenge. Joolze Dymond reports…
The CTC’s Awards and Recruitment Committee gave a Highly Commended Award to Richard Abbott for his contribution to cycling in his region.
During the upcoming weekend, Houffalize, Belgium will experience a big premiere. In addition to hosting its traditional Olympic cross-country race, the town in the Luxembourg Ardennes will also organize a four-cross World Cup event. This will be the first “double” cross-country and 4X World Cup leg to be held in Belgium.
Only two weeks to go before the 2nd event of Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series 2009 will open its doors at the new event location of the Glanusk Estate in Crickhowell. The event will take place on the 16-17th May with the 17th being the marathon day.
The Forestry Commission is putting the finishing touches to a 6.5 kilometre (4 mile) cross-country route on its estate in the 3,440-hectare (8,600-acre) wood, which will be used to stage the Nissan UCI Cross-Country Mountain Bike World Cup in Yorkshire next year if an ambitious bid is successful.
World Downhill Champ Rachel Atherton is having surgery on her injured shoulder which will put her out for most of the season. Undeterred, she hopes to be back in time for the World Champs.
Paligap has over 40 bikes stolen. Keep your eyes peeled for dodgy looking folk selling Kona, Merlin, Litespeed and Quintana Roo bikes and frames.
This means that in a couple of days time you could be swinging your leg over demo bikes from Intense, Turner, Lapierre, Cove and Rocky Mountain before heading out onto some of the most highly rated trails in the country. Not only that but you can also grab a cuppa and a gourmet piece of cake from the Hub café, visit the shop as well as sample all the trails on offer at Glentress.
The new ‘weather proofed’ course at Catton Park was unveiled at the weekend after much work by the organisers to try and limit the suffering brought about by a good downpour on the otherwise fast and entertaining course. However, the new sections were not needed as the weather stayed fine and dry and the course […]