Tim Baillie & Etienne Stott

Interview with Canoeist Tim Baillie

Our blogger Pete Scullion caught up with his friend, recently-retired professional canoeist Tim Baillie to ask him a few questions about adventure: What is white-water kayaking to you? It’s been a lifestyle to me for pretty much all of my life although what it provides has changed significantly over time. When I was younger and [...]

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Book a test drive, win a thank you prize!

To say thank you for booking a Vito Sport test drive, we’re giving away phone socks to the first 20 people who book the test drive and then retweet THIS status. What is a phone sock you ask? They’re the perfect addition to your mountain biking gear. You can keep your phone around your neck [...]

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Downhill ace Manon is riding high with Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport

14th February 2014 Mountain bike star Manon Carpenter is gearing up for a big year after signing a sponsorship agreement with Mercedes-Benz Truck and Van Dealer Euro Commercials (South Wales).   The 20-year-old, who was crowned Junior Downhill World Champion in 2011, took delivery this week of her new personal transport, a dynamic Vito Sport [...]

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London Bike Show: Roundup

We dropped by the London Bike Show on Thursday to see the first day of festivities. Our first stop was the massive Continental Tyres set up to say hi to our pals there. We did a bit of scheming for some exciting future plans! We popped over the Outdoor Show (which ran alongside the Bike [...]

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The London Bike Show

Preview: The London Bike Show 2014

Visitors will be able to try out their dream bike on our 500m Cycling Test Track, providing a great opportunity to check out some of the newest bikes on the market. Many exhibitors including Scott, Giant, Boardman, Canyon, Continental, HOY. Schwalbe, Rose Bikes, Muc Off, Kinesis and more will be showcasing their bikes and you [...]

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Top 5 Tips: Preparing Your Bike for Winter Trails

January usually brings about a mass of (usually) short-lived New Year’s resolutions. This usually involves the gym, but many are opting to grab the bike out of the shed and get wild in the mud and water of the trails. The proliferation of mud means you need to take care of your bike to make [...]

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