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Young Scottish Talent – George Gannicott  

Young Scottish Talent – George Gannicott

Over the coming months we’ll be out filming and interviewing some of the best young Scottish mountain biking talent there is. With Base mountain biking down in the Borders Collage now firmly embedded in their curriculum the guy’s and girls with talent can now be taken to a higher level than ever before. Second in the series we have a wee chat to Dirt Norco’s new Junior signing George Gannicott    

North West Downhill Series Round 1

North West Downhill Series Round 1

It had been 6 months since the last race at Farmer Johns in Marple, the venue is well used by local members. John had been hard at work since we last saw him in September, he has made a new race line with brand new features whilst doing this he has been maintaining other parts of the track to keep the Locals happy. Pulling into farmer johns i saw a abundance of tents, despite the cold weather some were keen [...]

2013 Dirt Norco Race Team

2013 Dirt Norco Race Team

New for 2013, the Dirt Norco Race team will be supported by Californian clothing and protection specialist O’Neal as well as Manitou Suspension provided by the Hayes Bicycle group. Words – Dan Stanbridge (Dirt Norco Race Team) We are all very excited to announce this news. The team will be racing in full O’Neal race kit, casual wear, protective clothing and shoes. Personally I have looked up to O’Neal as a company for many years, impressed by their support of [...]

Innerduro series Rd2 Day-Night

Innerduro series Rd2 Day-Night

The second round of the Alpine Bikes sponsored 2013 Innerduro Series took place on Saturday 2nd March at Forestry Commission Scotland’s 7stanes Innerleithen mountain bike trails at Traquair Forest. The event, organised by Innerleithen MTB Racing, was again completely sold out weeks in advance as some of the best Enduro riders from across Europe descended on Innerleithen for this exciting style of mountain bike racing. Riders followed a course to the top of the forest before riding two special timed [...]

Borderline Events Race Rd1 Innerleithen

Borderline Events Race Rd1 Innerleithen

Mike Marsden’s Borderline Events team rocked up to Innerleithen at the weekend to host the first DH race of the year here, this is the first of 6 races Mike’s putting on this year.  Being held here in the winter is always a bit of a hit or miss as the weather can be cruel – but this week couldn’t have been kinder dry with a touch of frost had the hill in prime condition for a race. Track for [...]

2013 Hutchinson UR team partners up with Polygon

2013 Hutchinson UR team partners up with Polygon

After a great 2012 year during which the team made it on to more than 34 podiums throughout the season, Hutchinson UR has some important goals for 2013. The team has chosen Polygon as frames sponsor and welcomes the recently crowned female junior world champion, Holly Feniak. Sometimes decisions regarding bike partners are difficult to take. But signing with Polygon was an easy choice for the team. Yannick Granieri and Sam Reynolds, friends of the team and slopestylers already riding [...]

Innerduro Series 2013 Rd1

Innerduro Series 2013 Rd1

Innerduro Series 2013 – Round 1 – 50 Shades of Mud The first round of the Alpine Bikes sponsored 2013 Innerduro Series took place over the weekend of 2nd/3rd February. The event, organised by Innerleithen MTB Racing, was completely sold out weeks in advance as some of the best Enduro riders from across the country descended on Forestry Commission Scotland’s 7stanes Innerleithen mountain bike trails at Traquair Forest for this exciting style of mountain bike racing. Riders followed a course [...]

Tweedlove 2012 Highlights

Tweedlove 2012 Highlights

TweedLove Bike Festival is a celebration of all things bike, and is 100% organized by bike riders. We think we’ve probably got the best concentration of mountain and road biking options on our doorstep, so we have a lot of bike fans living here and keen to invite you to share our back yard. We’re looking forward to 10 days, two weekends and endless miles of bikey goodness. Full announcement soon, so keep it dialled for updates. See you in [...]

Trek World Racing Adds Three New Riders

Trek World Racing Adds Three New Riders

Trek World Racing is excited to announce its much anticipated line-up for the 2013 race season, a roster which sees a mixture of race winners, World Cup podium riders as well as up-and-coming talent. All the riders selected for the program have the same philosophy and clearly have youth, talent and massive potential as key ingredients. Headlining the team line-up is the Kiwi duo of Brook MacDonald and George Brannigan. Brook MacDonald is the 2009 Junior World Champion and has [...]

Innerduro Series 2013

Innerduro Series 2013

Innerleithen MTB Racing Innerduro Series 2013 Traquair Forest, Innerleithen Innerleithen MTB Racing is delighted to announce the Alpine Bikes Innerduro Series as follows: Weekend 2nd/3rd February Alpine Bikes Innerduro Race 1 Multi-Stage Enduro Saturday 2nd March Alpine Bikes Innerduro Race 2 Multi-Stage Day/Night Enduro Weekend 30th/31st March Alpine Bikes Innerduro Race 3 Multi-Stage Enduro All events will be held within Traquair Forest, Innerleithen. Following the success of last years partnership, Innerleithen MTB Racing and Alpine Bikes are delighted to again [...]

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