6th November2017

The Smoke Ring Challenge

This unique event organised by Mtb Epics UK will take place on the 19th and 20th May 2018. The Challenge This off-road challenge will follow ‘The Smoke Ring – an orbital loop around London’, It’s open to both mountain bikes and gravel bikes and will test riders over the long distance. The event is set over … Continue reading “The Smoke Ring Challenge”

9th June2017

Wembo report from Matt Jones

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 promise of awesome dusty trails, … Continue reading “Wembo report from Matt Jones”

20th November2016

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 racing year starting … Continue reading “Matt Jones 24hr Solo champs race report and seasonal recap”

16th September2016

Manx100 “Toughest mile for mile event in the UK”

The team behind the Manx100 have put together the toughest mile for mile mountain bike event in the UK. The stats only begin to give you a sense of the scale of the challenge laid down by the local organisers. 102 miles  (yes an extra couple as they didn’t want the risk of people being … Continue reading “Manx100 “Toughest mile for mile event in the UK””

2nd October2015

WEMBO World 24 Solo Champs – Race preview

2015 sees the 24 Hour Solo World Championships return to North America for the first time since 2009 and the first visit under WEMBO’s stewardship. Every year the debate rages about the quality of field and the riders missing but arguably this year sees the greatest breadth of quality riders with the top Aussies facing … Continue reading “WEMBO World 24 Solo Champs – Race preview”

27th May2015

European 24hour Solo Championships: Finale Ligure report – Matt Jones

Having heard many a good thing about the Finale24 event and particularly the course a road trip south was plotted with family in tow for sun, gelato and 24hours of punishing racing for the WEMBO European 24 hour Solo Championships. We drove down through France via overnight stop over in Macon which was a chance … Continue reading “European 24hour Solo Championships: Finale Ligure report – Matt Jones”

15th October2014

Race Report: WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championship – Matt Jones

Race Report: WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championship by Matt Jones M Steels Cycles Exposure/USE rider Matt Jones thoughts on his age category win and 17th overall at the World 24 Hour Solo Championships at Fort William. Heading up to the worlds on home soil for the first time I was really looking forward to testing … Continue reading “Race Report: WEMBO World 24hr Solo Championship – Matt Jones”