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  • DH World Cup Round 2 – Fort William Race Preview
  • Premier Icon keefezza
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    That’s good to hear about Nina Hoffman, one of my dream teamers.

    I’ve got…

    Laurie Greenland
    Jade Edwards
    Taylor Vernon
    Matt Walker
    Nina Hoffman
    Mikayla Parton

    Premier Icon chrisyork
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    We’re at Fort Bill but she’s pregnant and knackered after today so come back home, hoping to watch the 4X on the live stream but it’s not started yet…. Anyone there with signal or wifi able to advise if it’d started yet? Really don’t want to miss it if it’s streaming

    Premier Icon chrisyork
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    Just seen, they’re just a bit delayed

    Premier Icon keefezza
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    Where’s streaming of 4x being done from?

    Premier Icon daviek
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    there was a lot of folk crossing the line with flat tyres today! weather wasn’t nearly as bad as I’d feared though.

    Anyone know what happened to Jessica Blewitt? I think she crashed and caused the red flag that meant some of the women’s elites got a rerun.

    Premier Icon chrisyork
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    Ouch is that who it was? We saw medics bringing someone down on a stretcher (I think) then into back of an ambulance. Can only think that must’ve been her.

    The 4X was streamed on Facebook live from Fort William DH’s profile

    Premier Icon squirrelking
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    Gutted, Monika Mixova failed to qualify. Nice lass, ended up in synch with her round the Naughty a few years back, would have been good to see her in the final.

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    Laurie Greenland qualified in 1st! Can he win it tomorrow? Be brilliant if he does 😀

    Premier Icon daviek
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    Ouch is that who it was? We saw medics bringing someone down on a stretcher (I think) then into back of an ambulance. Can only think that must’ve been her.

    I think that might have been a Male Jr but not sure who.

    Premier Icon weeksy
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    Laurie Greenland qualified in 1st! Can he win it tomorrow

    Well based upon qualification, maybe

    He’s certainly got to be in with a shout!

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    Ben Cathro being interviewed on Sunday Brunch!
    didn’t expect that when i turned the tv on 😆

    Premier Icon crab
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    Whoah juniors Williams and Goldstone, there’s a couple of future elite podium toppers! Be interesting to see how those times will stand up to the mens later on…

    Premier Icon wipperman95
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    For all the good Red Bull have done, I think they’ve missed a trick not covering the qualifying live – it’s an important element of the weekend, like F1, it should be live. One hopes Discovery address this next year.

    Premier Icon stwhannah
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    Best winner’s celebration ever? It was a good one!

    Premier Icon crab
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    Middle woods section looks manky af, I’m expecting quite a lot of carnage through there in the mens.

    Drone cam on the motorway section, not seen that at a World Cup race before.

    Premier Icon snotrag
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    Yep, Nina enjoyed that one. Brilliant run. Good to see the whole team chuffed to bits too.

    Premier Icon stwhannah
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    Sunshine and showers forecast all afternoon. Probably a lot more fun to watch than ride! I look at that woods section and am just glad I’m not having to ride it.

    Premier Icon RustyNissanPrairie
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    Yeah middle section looks minging!
    Going to be some big slams

    Premier Icon scotroutes
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    Premier Icon somafunk
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    ^ Break every **** finger on their thieving hands.

    Premier Icon csb
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    Well at least the event is spreading some wealth in the local economy 😐

    Premier Icon crab
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    Ooof Dakotah Norton! Shame, he was flying.

    Premier Icon mashr
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    So Saracen use squeaky bushes (when wet) in the Myst then?

    Premier Icon jeffl
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    Great stuff, that last run was crazy close.

    Premier Icon keefezza
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    Brilliant racing.
    Think Matt walkers noisy bike may have been the mudguard as it got higher in pitch with speed. Sounded awful from the very beginning though.

    Premier Icon H1ghland3r
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    Good to see Claudio back but do you get the sense that he really doesn’t like Fort William.?  Commentary was all about ‘flat section’ this, ‘pedally section’ that and then at the wrap up it’s a ‘straightforward’ track…?

    Or am I just being over sensitive.?

    Premier Icon moonsaballoon
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    Kade edwards is brilliant to watch .

    Premier Icon H1ghland3r
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    Kade edwards is brilliant to watch

    I was really thinking he was going to backflip through the Scotland banner for a second.!

    Premier Icon crab
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    It was a quality suicide through the arch🤟

    Hats off to Pierron and Daprela, gutted for Greenland, thought he might just do it for a moment.

    Premier Icon mashr
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    Good to see Claudio back

    Think this is the only part of your post I disagree with

    Premier Icon H1ghland3r
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    Think this is the only part of your post I disagree with

    Was trying to be nice..  Eliot Jackson has been really growing into the pundit/co-commentator role.

    Premier Icon mashr
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    Yeah Eliot > Claudio all day for me

    Premier Icon H1ghland3r
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    Gotta say I’m a bit worried about MTB race coverage via Discovery/GMBN next year, seems like Red Bull have really pulled out the stops this year to try and make everyone miss them next year. FPV drone footage, roving reporter Gee (who seems to really fit in the role, possible retirement announcement?)

    Can’t help but think that losing the ability to tap into that pool of Red Bull sponsored athletes for coverage and insider background on riders and tracks is going to be missed next year.  Fingers crossed I’m wrong.

    Premier Icon Gribs
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    Ben Cathro being interviewed on Sunday Brunch!

    If anyone wants to watch him it’s about 18 minutes in.

    Premier Icon gardentiger
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    Chuffed to bits for Nina Hoffman – she strikes me as absolutely sound.

    And Amaury. No one can live with his speed if he keeps it rubber side down.

    Premier Icon squirrelking
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    Sunshine and showers forecast all afternoon. Probably a lot more fun to watch than ride! I look at that woods section and am just glad I’m not having to ride it.

    It was pishing down all day, cold and miserable by the end, getting a gondola ticket was a regret. Of course the sun was splitting the sky as soon as we got back to Spean Bridge 😂

    Saw Ethan Craik wipe out on a corner up top (switchbacks after the boulder fields), dunno how he came off but looked like he took a shot to the gut

    Premier Icon FunkyDunc
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    So what happened to Bernard Kerr – Qualified 5th but no where in the race, and then not pedalling at the bottom but his chain looked fine !

    Was he just a bit tired?

    Gotta say I’m a bit worried about MTB race coverage via Discovery/GMBN next year

    Is that free to watch or subscription only ?

    Premier Icon Speeder
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    Disagree with all those who like EJ as a presenter, almost zero race credibility and irritating to boot. Not sure who I’d rather have but I like the Warner/Claudio chemistry.

    Premier Icon daviek
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    I think I missed a lot of the weather on sunday as it was fine at the top of the track when I started to walk down as the elite women started but it was fairly dreich by the time I got to the road gap. Not sure what happened this year but Sunday morning from the park and ride was dire I was in the bus queue for 40 minutes and by the time I got on it was twice the length. Spent far more time in queues this year than ever before even leaving which as you’d expect is very busy but seemed to take forever. I think next year they need to sort out some screens in the covered area for the gondola queue though, 40 minutes on sunday was a breeze compared to the hour 20 on Saturday but I assume that was because it was practice and the riders were piling in as many runs as they could

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    his chain looked fine

    Looked like his rear mech was squewiff to me.

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