Continuing their drive to get the North West XC Race scene back on it’s feet the Brownbacks team are back again with another race series.
Loads more supersize pictures from Eurobike. Here’s a look at the new Pace forks, DT wheels, Lezyne tools and bags, Exposure lights, a new 160mm Ibis and much, much more.
Here’s the dates for Series 2 of the Brownbacks Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing Series sponsored by Hope with three dates in the autumn. Races will take place on Sunday 6 September, Sunday 27 September and Sunday 18 October.
Some info about where we’re at with the “event-of-the-season” Classic Weekender that takes place next month. Crikey! That’s come ’round fast!
Short sleeves and sunscreen were the order of the day for racers and spectators alike, as the fourth and final round of the Hope Race Series got under way on Sunday. Race report and pics by Jenn Hopkins.
With June and the start of the British summer proper winching ever closer, it was touch and go whether the charm of the previous rounds would hold for the racers at Lee Quarry. Race report and pics by Jenn Hopkins.
Camping, car parking, insurance, security, toilets, fire, water, uplifts, demo bikes, timetable, catering… Now with videos of the downhills course and the ‘Classic’ trials competition. It’s going to be the chilled-out event of the summer, oh yes.
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.
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.
Colours from Lezyne, Santa Cruz, crazy military types from Genuine Innovations, the Ibis Tranny in orange, funky vicar bars from FSA, a singlespeed Specialized carbon and carbon fibre dog bowls.
Sunday dawned bright and early in the Pennines for the 100+ racers descending upon the exciting new venue of Lee Quarry nr. Bacup, Rossendale. Report by Jenn Hopkins.