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Peaks of Life | Tom Wheeler Documentary

Peaks of Life | Tom Wheeler Documentary

Peaks of Life is a short Documentary about UK rider and downhill racer Tom Wheeler. The documentary illustrates Tom’s lengthy recovery and rehabilitation process after loosing the use of his right arm whilst racing in Rheola, Wales back in 2011. Despite paralysing his right arm, Tom’s determination and dedication means he’s able to do the things he loves most including riding his mountain bike again. A touching story that some may consider a tragedy at first, but with such a […]

RIDE FOR SICK SKILLS!

RIDE FOR SICK SKILLS!

After years of racing at the highest level Ben Cathro decided to pass on his knowledge by starting Sick Skills mountain bike coaching. 2 years later and he’s worked with hundreds of amazing riders. Some went on to win races, some even won championships and they all learnt some Sick Skills! Now Sick Skills is looking to take on a team of young talented riders, coach them, guide them and prepare them for the big leagues. The Sick Skills Development […]

The OneUp Components 42T sprocket

The OneUp Components 42T sprocket

Upgrade your 10 speed cassette to an awesome 11-42 wide range cassette with the OneUp Components 42T Sprocket at a fraction of the cost of going to 1×11 system…. The OneUp Components 42T Sprocket gives you 90% of the benefit of 1×11 systems at 10% of the cost. Incredibly simple to install, it fits behind most 11-36 cassettes, displacing one sprocket from the main cluster. At OneUp Components we believe that every rider should have access to the latest technology and that upgrading […]

MORGAW – Innovative Bicycle Saddles

MORGAW – Innovative Bicycle Saddles

An email dropped in my inbox this morning that struck a cord with my sore butt from a long ride yesterday,  Morgaw an award winning company are seeking funding for a new range of shock absorbing saddles. Morgaw last week won a Bicycle Innovation of the Year 2014 award in the International Bicycle Design Competition, now they’re seeking funding to bring that idea to the bike market. ” MORGAW seats embody the the needs of sport & professional riders.” “If you […]

Trailer 1 – Injuries – A Racer’s Dream by Hutchinson UR

Trailer 1 – Injuries – A Racer’s Dream by Hutchinson UR

The documentary “A Racer’s Dream” was produced by JB Bazzarini for the Hutchinson UR team to give you an inside sight of what it really takes to be an athlete seeking the top spot at the World Championships in Pietermaritzburg. Through injuries, training, World Cup racing, podiums, disappointments, stress, hope and joy, the whole team had plenty on their hands leading up to South Africa. The Hutchinson UR team annonced their release date for the movie “A Racer’s Dream” on […]

New Product “Miles Brake Pads”

New Product “Miles Brake Pads”

Fitting new brake disk’s to your bike always requires new pads, result, as just as I bought the new disks Jamie from G14 distribution got in touch about these new Miles brake pads that he was importing and asked if I’d be up for trying them out. Well I’m always looking to try out new stuff and accepted the kind offer, the ones I had to try are aimed at the growing Enduro/all mountain bike market but DH versions are […]

Greg Minnaar – OneLife

Greg Minnaar – OneLife

Who is Greg Minnaar? What are his roots? Why is Pietermaritzburg so pivotal in his success? And what is OneLife? We’ll attempt to answer these and other questions about the two-time Downhill World Champion and three-time World Cup Champion with this OneLife short. Filmed over the course of 10 months when travel & plans permitted, from when Greg won the 2012 Downhill World Championships in Leogang, Austria, till the eve of the 2013 World Championships in his hometown of Pietermaritzburg.

2014 EWS – DATES AND LOCATIONS

2014 EWS – DATES AND LOCATIONS

With the final round of the inaugural Enduro World Series just around the corner, the Enduro Mountain Bike Association has confirmed its on-going commitment to unite the world’s enduro mountain bike community with a 2014 line-up that kicks off in the southern hemisphere. From the high peaks of the southern Andes to the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, the Enduro World Series’ second year will expand geographically to include two more dynamic enduro mountain bike racing communities – Chile, […]

2013 Innerleithen MTB Mini DH series dates

2013 Innerleithen MTB Mini DH series dates

Under 18’s Mini Downhill Series, Innerleithen Sunday 25th August, 29th September & 27th October 2013 Innerleithen MTB Racing is delighted to announce the 2013 Mini Downhill Race Series for Under 18s. This is the fourth year of this exciting introduction to Downhill Racing which is affiliated as a British Cycling Go-Race, thereby ensuring the highest safety standards with no need for a race licence. Riders push or ride their bikes to the start. With no stated start time, they line […]

Hutchinson UR Team in Val Di Sole

Hutchinson UR Team in Val Di Sole

Another good race weekend under the sun. This weekend the Hutchinson UR team was in Italy for the 2nd World Cup race in Val Di Sole. The sun was shining bright and a very dusty and technical track awaited the riders. Tracey felt great on her bike all weekend and despite a 7th place in qualifying, she carried on getting faster and faster at each training session.Unfortunately she got off on a bad pace during her race run and probably […]

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