UCI World Championships 2012…

  Well, it’s come ’round again already…doesn’t seem like a year ago the Danny Hart had everyone on the edge of their seats with that amazing run in the Champery (Swiss Alps) mud to take the 2011 Downhill title back to the UK.  In fact it’s worth another watch to get us all in the mood […]

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The Biggest Race…

Strength in Numbers – UCI World Cup Segment [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwsLxrOlGGE&feature=player_embedded] Fort William, Scotland is host to the best and most attended event on the Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill circuit. Home to what some say is the toughest track on the circuit, Fort William is the perfect venue to experience the elite members of the mountain […]

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More Urban Downhill…

Red Bull Monserrate Devotees 2012 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzEe11mEkNU] From Youtube : “MTB downhill riders flyed down the Mythic Monserrate hill in Colombia. The winner of the Red Bull Monserrate Devotees was the Slovak athlete Filip Polc who managed to go through the 2.2 km downhill track in only 04:26 minutes. Think you can do better? Hop in an airplane, […]

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup – Round 2

  Like a London bus, you wait around for what seems like forever then two come at once…! …it’s been about 11 weeks since the 1st Round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup back in Pietermaritzberg, S.A and now it’s back with a bang!  With Round 2 this weekend taking place at Val di Sole, Italy.  Then […]

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Les Balcons St Chaffrey…

Thought I’d do this pretty extreme 25km route (Les Balcons St Chaffrey – trail #30 on the Serre Chevalier Mountain Bike Piste Map) to test out some replacement parts/upgrades that I put on the bike. The Shimano Deore 11-34t 9-speed cassette was worn out & the jockey wheels on the Shimano Deore LX rear mech looked […]

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Anticipation Pt. 1…

Those lucky b@st@rds across the pond!  We’ve gotta wait over 4 weeks until Mongenevre opens for the summer and another 2 weeks after that until Serre Chevalier’s Bike Park opens.  Whistler, B.C look like they’re almost ready to go… Anticipation Pt. 1 : [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NnDlqUBOwSA] Opening day at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is just days away and […]

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