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RACE PREVIEW: 2014 BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, INNERLEITHEN

Gee and Rachel Atherton will both defend their British National crowns at Innerleithen this weekend. Both siblings have won the title for the last two years running and both have sworn not to give up the top step without a fight. Marc Beaumont and Taylor Vernon will both race this weekend. Marc holds two National [...]

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Top Five Trails in Wales

Wales has been at the heart of UK mountain biking from the start. And although most of the traffic is now focused on the world-class network of trail centres, my heart still lies with the more ‘natural’ stuff – a mix of old tracks and bridleways that crisscross the spectacular mountains, valleys and moors. And [...]

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Surfing the Severn Bore

Surfing the Severn Bore

It’s almost ten PM, and we’re in the Sport-X dashing down country roads in pursuit. We’re in the middle of a convoy of vans. We’re all in this together. Phil is leading us through the Gloucestershire countryside and we’re trusting his every turn and every road. We don’t know where we’re going. We don’t know [...]

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Minotaurs and Other Beasts: Some of Snowdonia’s Most Thrilling Trails

Featured image courtesy of the Forestry Commission As has been urged before on this blog, picking up a map and making for where a combination of close-together contour lines, forests, peaks and rivers lie in close proximity is hard to resist. Photo courtesy of the Forestry Commission As OS maps go, those covering Snowdonia National [...]

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Atherton Racing Poster & Fox T-shirt Giveaway Ts&Cs

Want to win this signed Atherton Racing poster and Fox World Cup t-shirt ? Head over to the Vito Sport Facebook post (http://owl.li/z7A5r) and answer this trivia question: Where is the next round of the UCI Downhill World Cup? Entries are open NOW and close THIS THURSDAY JULY 17 AT 17:00 BST! Vito Sport Signed [...]

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