Q&A with Sally Bigham

10-12-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews 

Some riders need no introduction, and Topeak Ergon Racing's Sally Bigham is definitely one such rider. With National titles, World Championship medals and course records under her belt, Sally Bigham is arguably one of Britains most accomplished Mountain bike racers. We managed to pin Sally down...

Introducing: Andrew Kennedy

14-11-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews 

To make a bit of a change from the usual top-notch rider blogs and race reports, we decided it would be nice to have a look at the other end of the racing spectrum.  I'd like to introduce a new rider to the world of XC racing. Andrew Kennedy is a XC newbie, with only one fun race under his bib...

Bethany Crumpton Q&A

03-11-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews 

The 2014 XCO season will be remembered for many things, one of those is sure to be the sheer volume of potential world-beating talent to emerge from the British Cycling Olympic Development Program.  So with the process of Rio 2016 qualification now well underway, we caught up with one of those...

Rickie Cotter - National Champion!

17-10-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews 

Here at UKXCNews we're very pleased to be able to bring you an exclusive interview with new UK National 24hr Solo Champion, Rickie Cotter. We've already featured advice from Rickie earlier on in the year in our series of features on how to ride a 24 Solo race. In case you needed any convincing...

WEMBO - No Fuss Events Q&A

06-10-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews  News 

The countdown clock to the World 24hr MTB Championships is ticking away. Less than a week remains before the cream of the UK and the World's riders will hit Fort William, Scotland, to battle it out for the titles. Over the next day or so UKXCNews.com will be looking at some of the UK's...

Q&A with Hamish Batchelor - Fluid Fin Race Team

10-09-2014  Andy Mawer   Interviews  MTB Training 

Here at UKXCNews, we are in the privileged position of being able to chat with some of the UK's finest XC athletes. Last week we managed to grab a few words with UCI Elite XCO MTB racer, Hamish Batchelor from the Fluid Fin Race Team, and in the process we also managed to put some of your racing...