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Local lad Lachlan Blair in Junior category

Local lad Lachlan Blair in Junior category

Local to Fort William Lachlan Blair has received his Jersey and will be riding in the first ever Junior category of the MTB World Cup at Fort William. He’s 17 and sponsored by Exempt Clothing, Nevis Cycles and Nevis Range. His mum Lisa, who works in the T-hut at Nevis Range in the winter, was a...

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This is Peaty

This is Peaty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S47ZtoUCsFg "What makes you bad, makes you better!" 2012 was full of highs and lows for Peaty. Coming into the off season, he was looking for that extra edge, something to get him back on track for the up-coming season... That edge turned out to be his belov...

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Recce in the snow

Recce in the snow

The Fort William start hut - on film in June The host broadcaster for all the World Cups, Red Bull Media House, did a recce of the Fort William course for camera positions in on 25 April. In the snow. With 12 cameras, this year's coverage should be better than ever. Details of where to watch w...

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Phunkt photo phor phree

Phunkt photo phor phree

Danny Hart in classic form at Champery. Photo by: phunkt.com Keith Valentine (Phunkt.com), one of our leading World Cup photographers, has donated a large canvas print of Danny Hart's famous whip from the 2011 World Championship, to be won by a follower of the Fort William World Cup. There'll ...

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BDS sets the scene for World Cup action

BDS sets the scene for World Cup action

Gee Atherton - looking to repeat his BDS win at Fort William. Photo by: Gary Williamson This weekend sees a high quality field, stacked high with World Cup riders, taking part in the 2nd Saracen British Downhill Series race at Fort William. The first round was held at the other end of the coun...

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The inspirational Michael Bonney

The inspirational Michael Bonney

Michael Bonney, lynchpin from Orange is a great friend of the Fort William World Cup and a major name in the UK Bike Industry. In March he suffered a serious fall from his road bike in a Sportive. Falling from his bike changed his life but Michael Bonney wants people to ride bikes more, and he p...

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Dare 2b Pump Track Challenge

Dare 2b Pump Track Challenge

For 2013 the Dare 2b Pump Track arrives at the Fort William World Cup. The 20m x 10m Dare 2b track is open to all have-a-go, race your friends, race the pro's, fastest five laps or velodrome style head to head racing. With no pedaling or braking involved, a pump track is about generating spee...

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4X ProTour kicks off in Poland with a win for Katy and 3rd for Scott

4X ProTour kicks off in Poland with a win for Katy and 3rd for Scott

Scott Beaumont in full 4X attack mode. Photo by: phunkt.com Chris Roberts and Scott Beaumont have worked relentlessly over the winter months and have created a five round Pro Tour series that will keep 4X Mountain Bike racing on the World stage. Starting the season in style, Tomas Slavik (CZE)...

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World Cup Teaser

World Cup Teaser

Who is getting excited about the World Cup? Here's a teaser to get you even more excited about the upcoming event in Fort William http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovbJ35jDaQg   Grab yourself a ticket and watch the action take place on June 8-9 2013  ...

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World Cup at Scottish Bike Show

World Cup at Scottish Bike Show

  The 2013 Scottish Bike Show moves to the newly built Emirates Arena, next to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, on the weekend of 27-28 April. We'll be there, ready to chat about the World Cup and a few other bike things we're involved with this year. Show visitors will also be able to buy their Wor...

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