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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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Freecaster Live from the Fort

Freecaster Live from the Fort

If you can’t make it to Fort William this year (and why not?) you can always watch the live webcast on Freecaster. Rob Warner, downhill legend and the voice of Freecaster will be giving his usual calm, thoughtful, structured analysis of what’s happening, joined in the commentary box by a host of...

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Tickets!

Tickets!

In order to attend the World Cup on Saturday and Sunday you will need to have a valid ticket. To purchase yours, click here All tickets purchased on or after 25th May 2011 will be held at the venue for collection - our email sales confirmation will be required as proof of purchase when colle...

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Mini Downhill hits World Cup

Mini Downhill hits World Cup

There’s a new event for young riders as part of the World Cup Weekend – a Youth Mini Downhill Race. The race will be on the Saturday and will be a fantastic opportunity for young riders to put their downhill MTB skills to the test against the clock in front of an international audience. Rider...

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Can you guess what it is yet?

Can you guess what it is yet?

The foundations poured, the timber cut, the support structure in place – now erection has commenced. The new sportscotland funded start hut made from local timber provided by BSW Timber is starting to take shape. More than 1,900 pieces of timber have to be laminated together, so it’s a race t...

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Go big – or go home!

Go big – or go home!

Two of the major new features for this year’s downhill course are big. Very big. Thousands of tons of earth and rock are being moved and trees being cleared to create a gap jump over a forest road into a 45º section with new berms and an improved spectator area – complete with a burger van f...

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The Scottish Bike Show starts tomorrow

The Scottish Bike Show starts tomorrow

Only 1 day to go until the first Scottish Bike Show and it's shaping up to be a great show. With displays from BSD BMX-ers, indoor cycle tracks and bikes galore. But more importantly we'll be there with a big screen showing highlights of recent action from Fort William. Drop by the World Cup ...

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The Downhill Superheroes are coming

The Downhill Superheroes are coming

The Superheroes of Downhill and 4X don’t wear their pants over lycra. They weren’t born in a galactic supernova or involved in a lab explosion that generated life-changing forces. But they can fly, oh boy, can they fly. When it comes to getting down one of Britain’s highest mountains in ...

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