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 [...]

Ride Guide: Lairig Ghru

Earlier in the year, I posted my 5 favourite Scottish rides. Now the days are getting longer and British Summer Time at the end of the month, it’s time to get the bike primed for some adventures! First of my five guides is for the northern end of the Lairig Ghru, probably the most famous [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Places to Mountain Bike in Scotland

Having spent much last summer in the warm embrace of the north west Highlands of Scotland, there are five spots that I am genuinely looking forward to riding again. Each has its own unique charm but offers something that is quintessentially Scottish and sits in an area rich in other great rides. 1. Kinlochleven Nestled [...]

Vito Sport’s 2013 in Videos

Vito Sport traveled around the UK and Europe in 2013 documenting some of Britain’s top athletes. Here is a round up of some our favourites: May: The Adventure Series: Athertons vs Snowdon October: Vito Sport Atherton Experience Day at BikePark Wales September: The Adventure Series: Andrew Cotton vs Nazare August: Gee Atherton’s Helmet Cam from [...]

Roundup: Atherton Experience Day 2013 with Gee & Rachel

The first Vito Sport Atherton Experience Day of the year took place at Revolution Bike Park on 1st August in North Wales. Bright sunny skies greeted us at Revolution Bike Park after a full day of rain the day before. We set up our flags and got the Vito Sport-X ready to show off. Around [...]