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The party continues Downtown

The party continues Downtown

It’s the Year of Creative Scotland, and what better way to celebrate than to continue the adventures of the World Cup into the night. Downhill Downtown boasts a selection of the finest new and established artists in Scotland, who will be playing in The Nevis Centre on Friday and Saturday night...

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The 4X is back!

The 4X is back!

The first round of the 4X Pro Tour was a great success in the small town of Houffalize in Belgium with Slavik taking the win for the Elite Men and Beerten for the Elite Women. Over 100 riders pre-registered for the event, ensuring that there was an abundance of racing for the thousands of spectators...

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History in the making – 4X Pro Tour Round 1

History in the making – 4X Pro Tour Round 1

Saturday 14th April sees the very first 4X Pro Tour hit the small town of Houffalize, Belgium. After UCI removed the discipline of 4X from the World Cup Series, the future of the sport was uncertain, however the announcement of the 4X Pro Tour ensures that 4X Mountain Bike racing is kept on the Worl...

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The search is on for the fastest Mini Downhill rider!

The search is on for the fastest Mini Downhill rider!

This year Fort William will host the final of the Mini Downhill Series during the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, where the top young riders from all over Scotland compete for the title. The series of regional mini downhill races take place this coming April and May, hosted by Scottish Cycling with ...

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Fort William 2012 – Here we go!

Fort William 2012 – Here we go!

We’re here, we’re live, at last! There’s still a few tweaks and additions to come, but it’s good to be online and able to give you the latest updates on what’s happening. Current World Champion, Danny Hart, popped down to Saughton Skatepark in Edinburgh today to launch this years event....

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2011 Merchandise bargain clearout!

2011 Merchandise bargain clearout!

We've got some great end-of-line offers on 2011 merchandise, which we need to clear so that we can launch the 2012 merchandise next April. These items are all based around the Downhill Superhero theme of 2011's incredibly successful event. It's all good quality stuff - although some items are a b...

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2012 dates announced

2012 dates announced

The UCI has confirmed the World Cup calendar for next year, the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup will take place on the 9-10 June 2012. Once again it's going to be a very special weekend so we hope you can join us. Put it in your diary now. See you there!...

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Success for British riders at Fort William Downhill

Success for British riders at Fort William Downhill

The world’s top mountain biking stars wowed huge crowds gathered at the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup this weekend as they plummeted down the slopes of Aonach Mor in the thrilling downhill finals. South African rider Greg Minnaar took top podium place in the Men’s Downhill following a ...

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Rinderknecht and Beerton Strike Gold in 4X Finals

Rinderknecht and Beerton Strike Gold in 4X Finals

Crowds witnessed a spectacular show of speed and strength in the gladiatorial-style 4-Cross finals at the Fort William UCI Mountain Bike World Cup today (Saturday 4 June). In some of the best 4-Cross racing Fort William has witnessed, thousands of spectators and fellow riders watched on as Roger ...

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