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Muckmedden Falkirk Enduro

Muckmedden Falkirk Enduro

Of all things to do in November – there’s the dreaded Christmas splurge getting near after all – hosting an Enduro event that has 4 races in one day seems like lunacy. Yet, 400 or so racers, aged from grom sized (Under 6!) through to the battle hardened (Read: Veterans) would completely disagree with that mantra given the amount of bikes and smiles on show at the Muckmedden Falkirk Enduro at the weekend. The event continues with Muckmedden’s vibe of […]

The phantom poet returns….

The phantom poet returns….

Another phantom poem was delivered to Descent-World hq last night. We heard the letterbox flap, bit when we went to see who it was the street was empty, filled only by the soft orange glow of halogen. Upon our return, we found this, hand scrawled and clearly marked with For eyes only. However, we’ve decided to share it at our own peril…. There upon the cliff he stood, a ruby on his finger and a crown on his head, The […]

Skinny Mick: Fog on the tyne

Skinny Mick: Fog on the tyne

Swan Hunter. The Ouseburn. Jimmy Nail. These aren’t things that the young folk of the “Toon” will resonate with these days – indeed, the Quayside is a much more trendy scene, and the Ouseburn less of a place to trade second hand motors and more an area to listen to reggae music. Still, it retains its sense of place due to the nature of those who frequent it – salt of the earth, hard grafting and feisty Geordies. The Toon, […]

Introducing: Luke Cockburn

Introducing: Luke Cockburn

He races in tracksuit bottoms, a t shirt and smokes the field. He sometimes uses instagram, sometimes not. Most of the time he’s out riding.

Meet Luke Cockburn, the biggest lunatic you’ve never heard of.

5 reasons why you should race SDA Round 5

5 reasons why you should race SDA Round 5

1) The off season is coming. It’s the perfect excuse to see your mates, get in a ride at Fort William on a top class track and make some memories. A bit motional I know, but it’s true. 2) Beat your mate. Not much better than getting one over on your mate is there? 3) It could be your last chance. DH is changing fast. It’s a fantastic sport that anyone can participate in. Heck, race Fort William on a […]

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