27th July 2017

Race Bike Focus: Matt Jones' 24 hour racing machines

Having two bikes for a 24 hour race is pretty important particularly if weather conditions go south and mudmeggedon happens meaning a bike swap every lap is near essential if you want to be at the sharp end. Washing my only bike mid lap in the rain at 3am a few years ago at Relentless 24 was not...
Scott Marathon Series - How it all began!
4th May 2017
  • Author Ross Wildman
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Scott Marathon Series - How it all began!

The Scott MTB Marathon is widely regarded as being the best travelling MTB circus in the UK and we're big fans of the series, We caught up With Dave Evans the director at Cycle-tec events the company behind the Scott Marathon Series to see how it all began! First conceived way back in 1999 by...
Scott MTB Marathon Buitlh Wells review
15th April 2017

Scott MTB Marathon Buitlh Wells review

Although I’m no stranger to a spot of amateur Endurance racing this was going to be the first Scott MTB marathon I’ve made it to. But after being seriously ill after Christmas I was so excited about getting back on my bike to attend what is widely regarded as the original single loop off road...
15th October 2015

UCI World Marathon Series – Roc d’Azur Marathon report by Ben Thomas

After the last 2 rounds of the UCI MTB Marathon Series at La Forestiere and the Azores MTB Marathon I was feeling confident going into the final European round of the season. Roc d'Azur takes over the air field in Frejus on the French Riviera. This year the event saw 20,000 participants, 300...
24th February 2015
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Review: Dry gear – Scott Gore-Tex Paclite Waterproof shorts

Warm-up… Waterproof shorts are one of those garments you don’t realise how useful they will be until you own a pair. For years I’d unflinchingly accepted a soggy chamois as a simple reality of rain affected races; something you just put up with. But as race distance increases, so too does...