Three Counties MTB Marathon 2016
24th September 2016
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Three Counties MTB Marathon 2016

Three Counties MTB Marathon – 13/11/16 Buxton/North Derbyshire A challenging mountain biking marathon event starting & finishing in Buxton traversing the three counties of Derbyshire, Staffordshire & Cheshire with a choice of two courses: a 61km long route with 1500m of climbing or a...
22nd September 2016
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British Cycling MTB Marathon Championship 2017

Nigel Morris, David Kelly and the Manx Mountain Bike Club are extremely pleased to announce that the Manx 100 will be the British Cycling United Kingdom Marathon Championship for 2017. The event will be run over the 100km Manx 100 course, with around 3500m of climbing. [caption...
British Cycling MTB cross country XC 2017 series
19th September 2016
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British Cycling MTB cross country XC 2017 series

Today British cycling released the dates and venues for the 2017 Cross-country series (XC), as well as the national championships and Marathon championships.  We've put together a little info on each round with race reports and video previews we have from other events. Round 1: 1-2nd April 2017,...
16th September 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Night of the Knobbly Tread - Saturday Night Race Action

As the sun sets on Saturday 17th September the Open Men's category will lead the charge into the darkness of Black Park for the 2016 edition of Night of the Knobbly Tread. Situated close to Pinewood Studios and well known as the location for the Forbidden Forest in the Harry Potter films, Black...
British Marathon Championships - The Wild Welsh 2016
3rd September 2016
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British Marathon Championships - The Wild Welsh 2016

This weekend A Cycling are hosting the British Cycling MTB Marathon Championships at Llandovery in Wales, the course is 80km long consisting of 3000m of climbing (Nearly 10,000ft!). The course is set in the Crychan Forest with 2 laps of 40km course, A Cycling quote the course as Held within...
3rd September 2016

Brighton Big Dog – 6HR SOLO By Luke Kendall

Luke Kendall recently wrote about his first 6 hour solo event at Brighton Bigdog. he's shared his thoughts below, did anybody else attend? Taken from Lukes own blog: http://www.lukekendall.co.uk/brighton-big-dog-6hr-solo/ With the local XCO race season now over, and TwentyFour12 successfully...
29th July 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Hadleigh International - Top drawer racing in the UK

International quality XCO racing returns to the UK on Sunday as many of the World's finest XC talent use the Hadleigh International as a tune up for the Rio Olympics just three weeks later. With the start of the 2016 Olympic Games barely a week away, the Hadleigh International provides a timely...
Welsh XC Series Round 4 - Race Preview
21st July 2016
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Welsh XC Series Round 4 - Race Preview

Ystwyth Juniors and the West Wales Cycle Racing Team are co-hosts for the fourth and final round of this year’s Welsh Cross Country Mountain Bike Series on 31st July, at a new venue to the northeast of Aberystwyth. The venue is Allt Ddel, a wood situated between Bow Street and Penrhyncoch that is...
15th July 2016
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Hadleigh Park International - Event Preview

This weekend sees the inaugural Hadleigh Park International Mountain Bike race, where all three Male London 2012 Mountain Bike medallists will return to the Olympic course at Hadleigh Park as one of their final races before Rio 2016. Marco Fontana, Nino Schurter and Jaroslav Kulhavy – bronze,...
17th June 2016
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Monkeying around in the sunshine (hopefully) - Merida Summer Monkey preview

Sunday 19th June sees the return of the now well established Summer Monkey XC enduro.  Headline sponsored by Merida with additional support from locally based illumination wizards Four4th Lights, the races take place at the superb venue of Caesar’s Camp where sinuous singletrack through the...
13th June 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Quantock Quake is back for 2016...

... But be quick! It's bound to be another sell out edition of this popular off-road Sportive! The Quantock Quake is a Mountain Biking sportive of 20 or 35 miles, held in the Beautiful Quantock Hills AONB in Somerset, South West England. The Quake was started 4 years ago by Dan Brice and Dave...
10th June 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Friday Night Summer Series - Kilworth Springs Preview

Long running evening XC race series, the Friday Night Summer Series aka FNSS returns to Kilworth Springs this evening Friday 10th June. Course designer Dean Barnett has added some new elements to spice up a regular venue and racers can sample the delights of new features; 'the wall', a mini...