Lap Of My Mind - Lap of the UK anyone?
11th November 2018
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Lap Of My Mind - Lap of the UK anyone?

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...
4th November 2018
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WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championships 2018 - Race Preview

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...
Harry Birchill - Q&A With One Of Britain's Brightest Young Talents
30th September 2018

Harry Birchill - Q&A With One Of Britain's Brightest Young Talents

We caught up with rising cross country star Harry Birchill to get to know a bit about his recent success and upcoming racing opportunities as a first year junior racer. Harry, for those who don't know you, can you tell us a little about yourself and your background? My name is Harry Birchill and...
15th August 2017
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Whats happening with Hadleigh?

When Hadleigh Park re-opened to much fanfare post 2012 Olympics it really looked like we were going to be blessed with a tremendous facility for mountain biking for the foreseeable future. Sadly, it appears that after relatively short space of time that legacy is drifting away on a cloud of...
Jon Fearne Joins UKXCNews team
3rd August 2017
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Jon Fearne Joins UKXCNews team

UKXCNews are pleased to announce than Jon from E3coaching will be joining the team here at UKXCNews as deputy editor. Jon carried out our winter coaching series coaching, he also coaches a lots of the riders you find on the podium. Jon will bring a great range of skills, sports knowledge to the...
27th July 2017

Race Bike Focus: Matt Jones' 24 hour racing machines

Having two bikes for a 24 hour race is pretty important particularly if weather conditions go south and mudmeggedon happens meaning a bike swap every lap is near essential if you want to be at the sharp end. Washing my only bike mid lap in the rain at 3am a few years ago at Relentless 24 was not...
Scott MTB Marathon Buitlh Wells review
15th April 2017

Scott MTB Marathon Buitlh Wells review

Although I’m no stranger to a spot of amateur Endurance racing this was going to be the first Scott MTB marathon I’ve made it to. But after being seriously ill after Christmas I was so excited about getting back on my bike to attend what is widely regarded as the original single loop off road...
Matt Jones 24hr Solo champs race report and seasonal recap
20th November 2016

Matt Jones 24hr Solo champs race report and seasonal recap

Fort William holds some good memories for me starting in 2013 getting a surprising podium at relentless 24 followed the year after with an age cat win at the world champs. This year really topped it all off though winning the UK 24 hour solo championships.   It's been a really long...
19th October 2016
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UK 24 hour solo championships 2017

Exposure Lights bring Champs to Newnham Park Inevent are delighted to confirm that with the support of Exposure Lights they will be hosting the UK 24 hour solo championships in 2017 - at Pivot Twentyfour12. This year's champs will take place at the Exposure sponsored Relentless 24 at the Nevis...
David Nordemann joins CST Superior Brentjens
24th September 2016
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David Nordemann joins CST Superior Brentjens

Not such fresh news as normal, here is the official press release from CST. Talented Dutch U23 rider David Nordemann signs for 2 years! We are happy and proud to announce young talented Dutch rider David Nordemann (U23), will ride the next 2 years for our Team. His current Team, the Dutch...