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Les Gets Crankworx DH spy shots

Les Gets Crankworx DH spy shots

It’s quite a few years since Les Gets held a high profile DH race – in fact as far as we can remember it is 12 years. This year Crankworx rolls into town and the DH will be amazing – and we know that a lot of World Cup riders are excited about it. We […]

Pure Gold from Pure Darkness

Pure Gold from Pure Darkness

Skyscraper sized roll ins, moto-sized jumps,and heavy metal; doesn’t get much better than this. Sam Reynolds, Matt MacDuff, Danny Pace, Andreu Lacondeguy and Dylan Stone hit insane sized jumps on slopestyle bikes, rivalling craziness only seen at the Fest Series. Careful your jaw doesn’t slap the table…

Fort William World Cup Finals

Fort William World Cup Finals

If ever there was a race to look back on in 15 years and fill your soul with love for the DH world cup, then this was it. With 19 wins to his name, Greg Minnaar not only further cemented his status as the greatest racer of all time, he further proved what we keep […]

Junior Men and Womens final results

Junior Men and Womens final results

Your top 5 as follows: Rachel Atherton: 5.11.219 Tracey Hannah: 5.23.268 Manon Carpenter:5.32.108 Katy Curd: 5.41.024 Morganne Charre: 5.43.049 Finnley Iles : 4:52.075 Gaetan Vige : 4:55.605 Jackson Frew : 4:57.213 Images: @tommyawilkinson + @descentworld

Fort William Day 3:  Qualifying

Fort William Day 3: Qualifying

Eddie Masters has come a long way from his days of fake enduro videos. 2nd in qualifying, and fastest first split… We’ve become accustomed to a small group of elite within the elite taking victories on the world stage. And tomorrow we may see a return to that format, but today we can revel in […]

Fort William Day 3: Tech from the pits

Fort William Day 3: Tech from the pits

Whilst riders were qualifying , we took a tour around the Fort William pits to see what interesting bits of bike bling were on show. … First up was the lonely looking number 3 plate , on the stand in the Specialized pits. Loic Bruni’s Demo may be stood there for the next round or […]

Bike Check: Peaty’s “Last orders” V10

Bike Check: Peaty’s “Last orders” V10

There aren’t many people who really fulfil the term “legendary” . Steve Peat is a man who certainly does, with a career in the sport spanning further than the age of a fair amount of his competitors. To celebrate his departure from World Cup downhill racing, Santa Cruz teamed up with an old friend of Peaty’s […]

Fort William Day 2: Dry and dusty action on Anoch Mor.

Fort William Day 2: Dry and dusty action on Anoch Mor.

Above: New tweaks, new dawn and new angles at the Fort this year. James Purvis sets away early in group B practice. Change can come in many forms – small tweaks, subtle nuances and the odd root infested section have combined to make this form of the Fort William DH a one that will be […]

Friday whip-o-rama

Friday whip-o-rama

Over the last 10 years the famous motorway section has developed from a set of bee stings to large , finely crafted, fully developed lumps that any Brazilian plastic surgeon would be proud of, let alone a Scottish trailbuilder. The riders have been making the most of the dry conditions and the almost moto sized […]

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