Racers Rides: Felt Edict

12-08-2019  Max Suttie   Reviews  Bikes 

The Felt Edict 1 sits one level down from top of the range FRD modal priced at £5300 and 22lbs in weight.  The bike comes with a strong specification of sensible race day components such as; Sram XO Eagle groupset, SR Suntour's brand new Axon 34mm stanchion  100mm fork and Edge RL

Racers Rides: Santa Cruz Blur CC

03-08-2019  Max Suttie   Bikes 

An awesome XC racing rig with a modern gnarly feel, fitting the modern trend of a “light weight trail bike”. One of the more robust and maintainable race bikes out there that puts one hell of a smile on your face.

Hit The North 2019 Roundup

22-03-2019  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

Hit the North has come in various guises over the years from starting out as an all-day affair before more recently becoming a two hour long job. Mountain bikes and cyclocross bikes are all welcome on the course that lies just outside of Manchester.

2019 Specialized S-Works Epic FS Review

01-02-2019  Max Suttie   Reviews  Bikes 

If you like to go fast, like really fast and love your bike bling then the S-Works Epic FS could be for you. There is the small issue of the £8750 price tag, but in all fairness this is a superbike and it certainly rides like one.

Kielder Chiller - A licence to Chill!

06-01-2019  Max Suttie   XC Race News 

24hr racing in the depths of winter takes a special kind of outlook, and those who have it will likely be returning to the infamous Kielder Forest next month for a seasonal dose of "chilled" racing.

Soggy Bottom Rd 1 2018 - Race Roundup

21-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

2018 finds the Soggy Bottom series in its sweet sixteenth series, and this year it is being supported by New Devon Brewing, new guns on the local brewery scene with a killer logo and a surplus of wooden cows to grace our podium backdrop.

Lap Of My Mind - Lap of the UK anyone?

11-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race News 

Lap of My Mind challenge is an epic relay of 10 riders cycling a non-stop lap round the UK in just 20 days. 4500 miles and over 230,000 feet of climbing, with almost guaranteed bad weather. Starting on the Clifton Suspension Bridge, a recognised suicide blackspot, on 1st December 2018 and finishing...

WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championship 2018 Roundup

04-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

The mud has settled on the 2018 WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championships held in the Nevis Range last weekend, and what a corker it was! The team at No Fuss Events created a monster of a course spanning 13km with over 425m of elevation gain per lap and a mix of twisty testing rocky singletrack climbs...

WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championships 2018 - Race Preview

04-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race News 

It's just a little over a month before the worlds best endurance mountain bikers grace the slopes of the Nevis Range in Fort William in a return of the WEMBO World Solo Championships to (one of) its birthplace. And we're excited for some great caffeine fuelled racing. Riders will be venturing...