10th June 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Entries open for the inaugural 20:12 event?

The brainchild of Mud Sweat and Gears - Eastern XC Series and Push Sport Ltd 20:12 is a new 12hr MTB event with a difference. A celebration off road riding over the weekend of the 1st & 2nd October 2016 and includes a Cyclo Cross event, off road hill climb as well as a 12hr MTB Endurance event,...
10th June 2016
  • Author Scott Cornish
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The Pioneer NZ, 2017 course is launched

The folks at The Pioneer have made a few changes for 2o17 edition of this stunning race, 20% brand new course for 2017! After a few month's of riding, consulting and planning the 2017 course is ready. Prologue Highlights. Staying true to the epic nature of this event and ensuring a...
7th June 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Bigham hits Gold!

It's been a long time coming but on the 5th June 2016, on hill side in Sigulda, Latvia, Team Topeak Ergons Sally Bigham stepped onto the top step of a UEC XCM podium... Victorious! In the run up to the race Bigham was in confident mood and really looking forward to the Sigulda course, telling...
3rd June 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Midlands XC Regional Champs Preview

This Saturday sees Round 4 of the Midlands XC Series at highly lauded venue Eckington Woods which many have described as their favorite course of the series. The event also doubles as the Regional Champs with Midland based riders vying for championship medals and a decent haul of National ranking...
30th May 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Race Highlights: Round 3 of the Altura Nutcracker Series

Courtesy of Allanson Media, check out some highlights from Round 3 of the Altura Nutcracker Series (Aske Estate), which also incorporated the North of England Championship. Full results when we get them.... [embed]https://youtu.be/Ka9I_OHww4M[/embed]
18th May 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Join ?UKXCNews.com in #MissionXC

Over the last couple of years UKXCNews.com has gone through a pretty big metamorphosis; from its beginnings as a simple Twitter Feed to becoming the fledgling news source with aspirations of greatness that you see today. But the trouble is we're now at a crossroads… And we really need your...
18th May 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Bristol Bike Fest - The End?

With the Ritchey Bristol Bikefest - powered by Heritage Volkswagen - less then a month away, and after the annoucment earlier this week that it would (possibly) be, after 15 years, the last ever BikeFest, now is definitley the time to get your entry in and guarantee your spot on this potentially...
18th May 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Cannock Chase Summer Classic - Event Preview

With just a few days to go organisers Run & Ride have been busy putting the final plans in place and double checking to make sure everything is ready for the Cannock Chase Summer Classic on Sunday 22nd May. After a few scouting laps around the course last night, they report that the trails are...
18th May 2016
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Tradervan Beastway XC Race Series returns for 24th season

Legendary London evening summer XC race series is back in 2016 for its 24th season as Beastway rides again at Hog Hill in London with two new Saturday events around the regular Wednesday evening series. There are NINE races in total in the series and the last round will be the decider, with...
13th May 2016

Kent XC Action - Betteshanger Summer Series

Last weekend XC racing returned to Betteshanger Country Park, near Deal in Kent for the first time in two years. A great turnout of 45 riders enjoyed a bone dry 5.7km course and warm weather at the first round last Sunday. Brothers Simon and Martin Dickinson of organisers Cyclebubble Cycle...
9th May 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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News: Fumic, Fontana and Cooper to ride Dalby?

Although the official start list is yet to be confirmed by British cycling, we have noticed 3 new names appear on the entrants list for Round 3 of the British National XC series from Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire. With the UCI World Cup hitting Albstadt next week, could Manuel Fumic, Marco...
7th May 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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EURO XCO Champs: Wright Crowned 2016 European Champion!

Wright shines on a great day for the Team GB young guns! It was the in form Sophie Wright who stepped up and stole today's Euro XCO show. Wright took to the line of the Junior womens race and dominated, taking the win by over 3 minutes and becoming GB's first ever Junior womens Euro XCO...