19th September2016
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  • Author Ross Wildman
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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, Pembery Round 1 Pembery Park, Carmarthenshire will open … Continue reading “British Cycling MTB cross country XC 2017 series”

16th September2016
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  • 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 Park provides … Continue reading “Night of the Knobbly Tread – Saturday Night Race Action”

3rd September2016
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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 Crychan Forest, the Wild Welsh is … Continue reading “British Marathon Championships – The Wild Welsh 2016”

3rd September2016

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 done, I was intending on spending the following 5 weeks solely focusing on training ready for … Continue reading “Brighton Big Dog – 6HR SOLO By Luke Kendall”

29th July2016
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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 opportunity to cast … Continue reading “Hadleigh International – Top drawer racing in the UK”

15th July2016
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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, silver and gold medallists respectively – have chosen to … Continue reading “Hadleigh Park International – Event Preview”

17th June2016
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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 trees combines with open heathland trails to provide great racing and spectacular views … Continue reading “Monkeying around in the sunshine (hopefully) – Merida Summer Monkey preview”

10th June2016
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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 ‘lactic ladder’ and the ‘Kilworth Velodrome’ … Continue reading “Friday Night Summer Series – Kilworth Springs Preview”