Hope Series 2 Lee Quarry – Reader’s Video

Here’s a video of the race sent to us by Richard Drake.

September 7th, 09 2,563 Categories: News

Eurobike: New Pace forks, new Ibis, DT wheels, Exposure lights, Camelbak, Charge Bikes, Lezyne…

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.

September 5th, 09 12,831 Categories: Press Launch

Mountain Bike Racing Returns to Lee Quarry This September

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.

August 26th, 09 1,913 Categories: News

Singletrack Classic Weekender News Update

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!

June 14th, 09 2,001 Categories: News

Hope Race Series Round 4, Lee Quarry – Race Report

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.

June 2nd, 09 4,328 Categories: News

Hope Race Series Round 3, Lee Quarry – Race Report

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.

May 20th, 09 3,913 Categories: News

The Singletrack Classic Weekender – Update

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.

May 19th, 09 2,739 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 2,162 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 3,634 Categories: News

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Sea Otter Eight

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.

April 27th, 09 11,194 Categories: Press Launch

Hope Race Series Round 1, Lee Quarry

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.

April 23rd, 09 3,834 Categories: News

Singletrack Classic Weekender – Yoofs Over 14 Can Now Enter

It’s official: the kids are alright.

April 23rd, 09 2,528 Categories: News

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