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Race Report: Enduro World Series 2014 Round 6, Whistler

Hot and brutal seemed to be the most used words used to describe Sunday’s racing in Whistler. It was perhaps the toughest Enduro race that the sport has seen to date demanding consummate bike-handling skills to tackle World Cup style downhill sections punctuated by lengthy climbs over 8 hours riding in the blazing sun. The [...]

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Race Report: Windham, New York 2014 World Cup Round 6

Taylor Vernon takes his first ever World Cup win! It was an emotional weekend for the GT Factory Racing team and all of Taylor’s family and friends as he took his first ever World Cup win in Windham. It’s just under 13 months since Taylor was helicoptered off the mountainside at Crankworx Air DH in [...]

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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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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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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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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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