Hit The North 2019 Roundup

22-03-2019  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

Hit the North has come in various guises over the years from starting out as an all-day affair before more recently becoming a two hour long job. Mountain bikes and cyclocross bikes are all welcome on the course that lies just outside of Manchester.

Soggy Bottom Rd 1 2018 - Race Roundup

21-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

2018 finds the Soggy Bottom series in its sweet sixteenth series, and this year it is being supported by New Devon Brewing, new guns on the local brewery scene with a killer logo and a surplus of wooden cows to grace our podium backdrop.

WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championship 2018 Roundup

04-11-2018  Max Suttie   XC Race Reports 

The mud has settled on the 2018 WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championships held in the Nevis Range last weekend, and what a corker it was! The team at No Fuss Events created a monster of a course spanning 13km with over 425m of elevation gain per lap and a mix of twisty testing rocky singletrack climbs...

First endurance event ends with a win.

17-08-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports 

I had the pleasure of manning the pits for Complete Cycle works at Piviot twentyfour12, Sharrow Carvell was along riding with her other half Nick Kent, She has only recently taken up Mountain bike riding and won her category, She was kind enough to share her thoughts and encourages you all to give...

Wembo report from Matt Jones

09-06-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports 

Anyone who's ridden or pitted for someone at a 24 hour race knows that they are complete roller coasters of highs, lows, disasters and moments of elation. The World Championships in Finale Ligure, Italy definitely delivered a Big Dipper of emotions for the Brits who made the journey with the...

Army MTB XC Series Rd 2 – Sherwood Pines.

01-06-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports 

The 2nd round of the series travelled to the Midlands and the MTB XC stomping ground of Sherwood Pines.  This venue has hosted many national and regional MTB XC events.  The round was organised by Cpl James Hodson supported by his 16th Signal Regiment.  The Forestry Commission had assisted...

Army MTB XC series 2017 ~Round 1 race report

18-05-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports 

The first round of the Army MTB XC Race Series took place at Erlestoke Camp on Salisbury Plain 10 May 2017.  The event is one of 5 that will take place throughout the season.  The day was organised by the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Cycling Association. The Army series is set...

Ten under the Ben 2017

11-05-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports 

Thursday evening.  Motorhome packed, Scott picked up.  On the boat at 19:45, docking at 23:15.  An hours drive and then an overnighter outside Carlisle.  24 hour Tesco for the essential over purchasing of food and then here we come Fort William to the infamous No Fuss Events 10 under the Ben. ...

Dyfi (Double) Race report

11-05-2017  Matthew Jones   XC Race Reports  Rider Blogs 

Matthew Jones recently did the Dyfi TWICE in preperation for the 24hr worlds soon, he sent over his race report for us all to read. How do you make the best event of the year even better? Do it twice! The annual pilgrimage to the welsh hills once again took us with caravan and hound in tow to...

Croatia 4Island Race Report

04-05-2017  Ross Wildman   XC Race Reports  Rider Blogs 

So the stage race consisted of 4 days on 4 different Islands in Croatia. We arrived on the Monday on the Island of Baska after a 3 hr journey from Zagreb. The weather was similar to back in the Uk. My team partner Tom who was from Belgium was raring to go as I was also. I met him last year doing...