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Need a lift?

Need a lift?

EcoCab Argyll is coming to Fort William this weekend! The cycle rickshaw pick up and drop off Cab Service will be running from the high street to the Nevis Centre for Downhill Downtown. They will also be operating in car parks, and doing hotels and pub runs. Want more information? Contact Jam...

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Johnny Sutherland chosen as official World Cup artist

Johnny Sutherland chosen as official World Cup artist

Lochaber artist and designer Johnny Sutherland has been chosen as the official artist for the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. Johnny will be documenting this years event with his unique sketches, drawings and paintings inspired by the electric atmosphere of the world cup. The riders, course, r...

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5 days to go – let the games begin!

5 days to go – let the games begin!

The World Cup team assembles today to start the transformation from Car Park to World Cup Village. Already the grandstand is in position and the cabins strategically located. Each day there will be a steady transformation that will climax this weekend. See you there. Find out more about ticke...

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Scott and Katy on 4X podium in Val di Sole

Scott and Katy on 4X podium in Val di Sole

It was great to see Britain’s Scott Beaumont taking a well-deserved 3rd spot at the Val di Sole 4X event – as one of the joint architects of the new 4X Pro Tour there is no-one more passionate about the sport than Scott. He battled hard with the Czech 4X masters Tomas Slavik and Michal Proko...

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Gwinn and Atherton dominate in Val di Sole

Gwinn and Atherton dominate in Val di Sole

The USA’s Aaron Gwin and Britain's Rachel Atherton blew their competitors away with runs that put them 7 and 4 seconds respectively ahead of the opposition. On a course as rough and rooty as they come, Gwin's lead was remarkable, pushing Greg Minnaar (RSA) and Gee Atherton (GBR) into second...

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Nevis Range film competition launched

Nevis Range film competition launched

Film, win & ride away with £500 cash + a day filming with MTBCut + a screening of the winning film at the 2013 MTB World Cup! Nevis Range launched its 2013 MTB Film Competition with prize fund valued at over £1000 on Friday 25th May. The competition is open to amateur film makers who are as...

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Tracy to hold Olympic Torch aloft at Fort William!

Tracy to hold Olympic Torch aloft at Fort William!

Five times Fort William winner, 2010 World Champion and helping to secure a British women’s spot at this summer’s Olympic XC event in deepest Essex (thanks to a great result in the first XC Eliminator race in Houffalize) - what better credentials to hold the Torch when the flame visits Fort ...

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Double the fun with two Mini DH races

Double the fun with two Mini DH races

Last weekend was packed full of exciting of racing with two rounds of the Scottish Cycling Youth Mini DH series. First up it was off to Newmilns near Kilmarnock to the Extreme Valley Riders Bike park next to the dry ski slope. The course was a mix of berms and small table tops with a few challenging...

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50 young riders at Perth for Mini DH series

50 young riders at Perth for Mini DH series

Monday 7 May saw an exciting day of racing for the Mini Downhill Series. 50 young riders experienced the thrill of downhill racing at Kinnoull Hill in Perth. The course was on the new bike park which has been built between a partnership of local riders and the Forestry Commission. A couple of added ...

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Not so Sunny Meadow at Round 2 of the Pro Tour Series.

Not so Sunny Meadow at Round 2 of the Pro Tour Series.

The second round of the Pro Tour made history of a different kind. It can only be described as the wettest 4X event ever staged! Round 2 of the 2012 4X Pro Tour took place in Szczawno Zdroj, Poland on 5 May. The day began with practice on Saturday morning. The sun was shining brightly through blu...

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