Cannock NPS Race

It is official – Cannock Chase attracts some of the toughest and most determined mountain bikers anywhere in the world.

May 18th, 09 3,298 Categories: News

Watch Steve Peat Make History at The Vallnord DH

Watch Steve Peat make DH history. WOOP!

May 18th, 09 3,725 Categories: News

Lee Quarry Hope Series Race 3 Preview

After surviving the weather in race 2 here’s race 3! Entry levels are good and they are still accepting entries on the day. Registration opens at 08:30.

May 15th, 09 2,137 Categories: News

Chipps Draws First Blood – Updated

A quick afternoon distraction for you. Chipps has finally (nearly) finished his Orange Blood. Here’s a preview of the next issue’s Long Termer before it gets dirty…

May 14th, 09 9,774 Categories: News

2nd Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series Just Around The Corner

With the trails drying out quickly and the vegetation doing overtime the conditions out there getting better by the minute. Only a couple of days now before the 2nd round of the Merida Bikes MTB Marathon round will kick off at the new location in Crickhowell (Wales) on the 16-17th May – hope you can make it.

May 14th, 09 2,370 Categories: News

European Handbuilt Bike Show

Thanks to our German Reporter, Thomas Paatz, we have a great report, with scores of pictures from the European Handbuilt Bikes Show that took place last weekend in Germany.

May 14th, 09 7,332 Categories: News

MSC Bikes/Descent-Gear.com NPS Downhill Rd 2

The race is already fully booked with 300 of the top UK riders who have all had to qualify regionally so these really are the cream of the crop. Advertised as “harder than the legendery Champery” this will not be one to be missed so catch practise all day Saturday and the timed race runs on Sunday.

May 14th, 09 2,864 Categories: News

Hope Race Series Round 2, Lee Quarry

Race organisers Brownbacks were playing a risky game staging round 2 of the Hope Race Series on a Bank Holiday Monday but the Bacup micro-climate played into their favour this time around. Words and pics by Jenn Hopkins.

May 13th, 09 3,504 Categories: News

Killer Driver Escapes Prison Because Cyclist Wasn’t Wearing A Helmet

CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation has condemned a judge’s decision to reduce the sentence handed down to a driver because the cyclist he killed wasn’t wearing a helmet.

May 13th, 09 2,737 Categories: News

Personal Mayhem

In this year’s Official Mountain Mayhem magazine we are offering Mayhem racers or friends and family of racers the opportunity to run your own “personal ads”.

May 11th, 09 2,302 Categories: News

Dales Bike Centre Picks Up Environment Award

Newly opened Dales Bike Centre in the Yorkshire Dales National Park last week picked up the Yorkshire Post’s 2009 Environment Award for building projects under £1million. The centre based in Fremington, Swaledale is a dedicated cyclist facility comprising of accommodation, cafe, bike hire, bike retail and repairworkshop.

May 11th, 09 2,684 Categories: News

Kielder Gets A Purple Mountain

The Kielder Partnership has revealed that Purple Mountain has been awarded the contract to run the £250,000 Kielder Water & Forest Park Bike Centre.

May 11th, 09 2,588 Categories: News

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