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2019 World Cup Results

After an incredible weekend of Downhill and 4X racing, the results of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup are available for download: Downhill Elite Men's Downhill Results Elite Women's Downhill Results Junior Men's Downhill Results Junior Women's Downhill Results St...

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Shimano STEPS E–Bike Test Track

Head to the Shimano STEPS E–Bike Test Track at Fort William this year to try out some awesome E–Mountain Bikes. Always a popular feature over the course of the weekend, riders are encouraged to book a slot online to guarantee a chance to ride on their preferred bike and size. Then it’s si...

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Scottish Cycling Mini DH showcases future talent

Where do the stars of gravity come from? Apart from loving bikes and having supreme technical skills it helps if they’ve been riding and racing from an early age. Scottish Cycling’s Mini DH series aims to give young riders in 5 age groups (U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18) a good start to thei...

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Glamping camping in the Fort

Still looking for accommodation for the World Cup? Now there’s a new option. Check out these guys offering Glamping in Fort William from Thurs 30th May. The free shuttle buses to the World Cup stop only 500m away and the campsite facilities include toilets, hot showers, breakfast in the morning...

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Stoats give 4X porridge power

This year’s 4X Pro Tour event has a new sponsor, guaranteed to give all competitors a wee Scottish boost. Stoats Porridge Bars have taken off throughout the UK and they are backing the 4X Pro Tour – the highlight of Saturday’s competition programme at Fort William. Stoats are an Edinbur...

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Red Bull Matadors to deliver aerial curtain raiser

We like a bit of jaw-dropping entertainment at the World Cup, so we are pleased to announce that the Red Bull Matadors will kick off Sunday’s Downhill Finals in thrilling style. Take a couple of XtremeAir XA41aerobatic aircraft, add two of the finest pilots in the world and you’ve got a show th...

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Loïc and Tahnée in pole position after Maribor.

The return to Maribor delivered a great opener for the 2019 UCI Mercedes-Benz Mountain Bike World Cup. Reigning World Champion Loïc Bruni (FRA) narrowly edged it over Danny Hart (GBR), Troy Brosnan (AUS) and Charlie Harrison (USA). The top 4 were separated by less than a second. Other top perform...

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Endura kit for crew

The World Cup happens because of almost 150 dedicated volunteers - the Fort William Crew. It's hard work but there's great satisfation in being involved in something very special. And they get some top kit courtesy of Endura - a Scottish firm that is a huge player in all things cycling. The crew w...

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4X track preview

Euan Rossi, the guy behind 4X Wednesdays, is evangelical about the fun and enjoyment of 4X racing. As soon as Duncan Ferris finished working on the Fort William 4X track, Euan checked out the changes and posted his track preview here. Maguire Visuals/#4XWEDNESDAYS ...

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World Cup tickets go digital

    Everyone who buys an advance ticket to this year’s event will receive a QR code to print or store on their phone. Then on arrival you scan the bar code at the turnstiles at the main entrance – just like most airports. If you need to leave the Village and return – rem...

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