, during the second round of the UCI MTB World Cup, Cairns, Australia.

Awesome Athertons take their first double of the 2014 season

After a difficult start to the season the awesome Atherton siblings dominated World Cup Round 2 in Cairns taking their wins by huge margins with 11 seconds clear for Rachel  in the Women’s Elite  and 4.2 seconds for Gee in the Men’s. GT Factory Racing’s junior rider Taylor Vernon once again demonstrated his new maturity [...]

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Let Nature Become Second-nature in Northumberland National Park

Over the Borderline Let Nature Become Second-nature in Northumberland National Park, Right on England’s Edge This is where the Romans gave up. Hadrian’s Wall once marked the boundary between England and Scotland, between the Roman Empire and the wild terrain of the Picts to the north. Now the spectacular remnants of this 80-mile fortification signify [...]

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Race Report – World Cup Round 1 Pietermaritzburg

World Cup Round 1 Finals at Pietermaritzburg today were hot, dry, fast and dramatic! First up were the juniors where Taylor Vernon earned a very respectable 7th place, netting him his first World Cup top ten and making him fastest British Junior on the day. This result should serve as a well-earned boost to Taylor’s [...]

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VIDEO: Atherton Racing Malaga Training Camp

We sent Liam Murphy to Malaga to document Atherton Racing’s training camp. After a long road trip from the UK in their Vito Sport-X, the team tested the new 2014 GT bikes – and themselves – to make sure they would be ready for the upcoming season. What exactly is involved in a training camp? [...]

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Race Report: Shimano British Downhill Series 2014, Round 1 Antur Stiniog

Rachel takes the win, Marc and Taylor podium. The team experienced mixed fortunes yesterday in the season’s opener at Antur Stiniog. Rachel, Taylor and Marc all podiumed but Gee came away with a disappointing 8th place. Heavy rains in the week preceding the event had left the slate track slick enough to catch out a [...]

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Going outside; Might be Some Time…The Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons Adventure Rushes That Will Keep You Out All Day, Every DayThe 25 thrilling trails at Methyr Tydfil’s BikePark Wales, the UK’s best mountain biking facility, now whet the appetites of adrenalin seekers country-wide. But just north of town, a DIY adventure beckons that will keep bikers on the edge of their saddles [...]

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