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2014 Gravity Enduro Round 1 – Ae Forest

2014 Gravity Enduro Round 1 – Ae Forest

The Gravity Enduro series is the premier Enduro series of Britain and Ae forest in Dumfriesshire was it’s chosen location for the opening round of 2014. Known for it’s flat out downhill track it also holds a wide array of trail centre tracks ripe for some national level racing. Ben Cathro // Gravity Enduro Series round 1 // Ae Forest 2014 – Stage Highlights from SickSkillsMTB on Vimeo. With a full entry of 300 people the pits were rammed full [...]

SDA Rd1 Innerleithen

SDA Rd1 Innerleithen

The first race of the year is always an exciting one. You get to test out your new bikes and freshly trained bodies against the clock. Are you up to scratch or are you hanging out the back? Everyone wants to know which may explain the maxed out entry of 320 and high level of riders attending. A few weeks before the race the SDA announced they would be using the “freeride” style track Make or Brake which stirred up a [...]

2014 TEAM SC-INTENSE LAUNCH

2014 TEAM SC-INTENSE LAUNCH

After ending 2013 season with some very good results in the UCI World Cup and the iXS European Cup, TEAM SC-INTENSE had a very intensive winter brake and is now ready to challenge the upcoming season. With a new team-lineup and some new sponsors everybody on the team is pumped to go racing and improve on last year’s performance. TEAM SC-INTENSE welcomes new addition Jack Reading (GBR) to the team and together with his team mates Joe Connell (GBR), Lars Peyer (SUI) [...]

2014 UK WTB Enduro Team  

2014 UK WTB Enduro Team

Hotlines are pleased to announce an elite Enduro Team for 2014 supported by Wildness Trail Bikes. The team, comprising of two truly talented riders, will be racing on custom build Lapierre Spicy Team bikes adorned in the latest goods for WTB including the brand new, incredibly light and stiff tubeless ready KOM rims, Team Issue Vigilante tyres and Volt saddles. The elite riders in question are none other than Gary Forrest and Robert Williams. Gary Forest has been on the [...]

Hutchinson UR races both City Downhill World Tour stages in Santos, Brasil and Valparaiso, Chile  

Hutchinson UR races both City Downhill World Tour stages in Santos, Brasil and Valparaiso, Chile

Here is the team video recap of the 2 first rounds of the Urban racing series. Mick and Fabien raced Santos together and were then joined by Guillaume and Tracey for Valparaiso. Even though Tracey was not allowed to race (no womens category in Chile), all boys had great runs and came out really amped from the huge crowds and scary tracks. Valparaiso Onboard with Mick: Fabien and Guillaume are back in New Zealand for training while Mick and Tracey [...]

SRAM | Troy Lee Designs Mountain Bike Team

SRAM | Troy Lee Designs Mountain Bike Team

SRAM set to launch International race program with Shaw brothers and Finsterwald SRAM, in partnership with Troy Lee Designs, announced today the formation of its own mountain-bike team for the 2014 season. The Chicago-based bicycle component manufacturer has had a longstanding tradition of supporting racing, from grass-roots contests through the World Cup level, and currently provides product sponsorship and technical assistance to 27 teams and 100 professional athletes around the globe. Now, the company will also fly its own colors [...]

HUTCHINSON UR TEAM 2014 – Launched in Chile

HUTCHINSON UR TEAM 2014 – Launched in Chile

After an exciting 2013 season during which the team got numerous international podiums, National Championship titles and released the documentary ‘A Racer’s Dream’, the UCI Elite Team Hutchinson-UR Downhill Team has set new plans for the 2014 UCI World Cup series. The team recently met up in Chile in the bike park of Nevados de Chillan for some training, testing, shooting, and showing the teams new colors. Riders For 2014, the team will focus its energy on a great group [...]

The 2014 Development Team..

The 2014 Development Team..

..“If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour, you’re gonna see some serious shit!”….. Dr. Emmett Brown, Back To The Future. The North-East England’s premier racing team The Development are pleased to introduce their 2014 line-up: Angie Coates – Elite Female Enduro & Downhill Nick Turner – Expert Downhill Chris Foster – Expert Downhill Steve Foster – Senior Enduro Ellen Tipple – Senior Female Downhill Zak Holmes – Junior Downhill We are very proud to [...]

Orange Dirt World Team

Orange Dirt World Team

“This is an exciting change for the team and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work together with another great UK company. It’s a new partnership with the guys at Orange and so far we have been really impressed with their drive towards racing and making sure we have everything we need to be competitive. In keeping with our sponsor line up this season we also have a strong UK rider focus but still racing on the international scene.” “It’s with great pleasure to announce that [...]

This is Peaty Episode 8 2013  

This is Peaty Episode 8 2013

What a season it’s been… It’s been a jam packed year full of laughs and good times with Peaty and co, but unfortunately this season has come to an end. With the up-coming release of Steve Peat’s life story ‘Won’t Back Down’, produced by Clay Porter and John Lawlor. We take a look into what went into making the masterpiece… Just as the alcohol had left the system from the Sheffield World Premiere, it was time to hop on a [...]

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