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Big Thrills in a Little Land

Photo credit Luke Waterson What images come to mind when you think of Denmark? Luxury, right? Lovably designed furniture, some Michelin starred dining or – at the most exerting – a sedate Copenhagen cycle ride. The country does clean, gentle and green more than wild and mean. But if you truly crave physically strenuous – [...]

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Race Report: Enduro World Series 2014 Round 5: Colorado Freeride Festival

Hot, high and dusty. It was an exciting weekend’s racing in Colorado with a 6th place in the General Classification for GT Factory Racing’s 17 year old Martin Maes, even allowing for the disappointment of a last minute crash on SP7. Team mate Dan Atherton was delighted to be back at the races and showed [...]

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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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Race Report: National Championships 2014 – Innerleithen.

Rachel Atherton showed a stunning return to form today in Innerleithen Scotland where she took her 3rd Consecutive National Championship win by a 4.759 seconds from Manon Carpenter. The weather was hot all day but rainstorms in the run up to the race meant that the track was greasy as the team took their places [...]

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IRONMAN UK CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

This weekend over 4,250 IRONMAN athletes and IRONKIDS will converge on Bolton for the iconic IRONMAN UK. A weekend of IRONMAN racing takes place this weekend with the World’s largest IRONKIDS race on Saturday 19th July followed by the 10th annual IRONMAN UK on Sunday 20th July. IRONKIDS kicks off the weekend’s racing from 8am [...]

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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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