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The countdown begins

It's a glorious crystal-clear evening as the World Cup Team rolls into Nevis Range, ready to turn the car park into a complete mini town and the global centre of mountain biking this weekend.The grandstand is installed but everything else starts arriving today. Keep up to date on the changes to the ...

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And the winner is.

We are pleased to announce that Dirty Modern Hero will be performing at the World Cup on Saturday after winning the Downhill Rock & Roll comp. We had an amazing response to the competition with a total of 11,280 votes cast. It was a bit of a race to the finish with only 35 votes in it. Thanks to...

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High rope village view

Nevis Range are in the process of building a high ropes course that will eventually thread through the forest on the northern edge of the World Cup Village. Stage 1 will be ready for the World Cup, providing a two level course, which at 7m will give great views over the Village. The ropes course is ...

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The Forts Got Talent

Almost 50 bands entered the Downhill Rock and Roll Live new band competition. Now it’s your turn to make like Simon and co and select the band that will perform live as part of the build-up to the 4X Finals on Saturday evening. You can now vote online for which band you want to see rocking the st...

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Downhill Rock and Roll Live!

Downhill Rock and Roll Live!

Just before Saturday’s 4X World Cup Final at Fort William there’ll be live music courtesy of the winners of the first ever World Cup New Band competition. Organisers, Rare Management partnered with music promoters Leith Records to search for a band to rock the Fort. To be in with the chance o...

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Gondola open for biking madness!

The winter had delayed the start of work on the tracks; the final ski tracks on the Red Route have only just disappeared. There are now three diggers working on the downhill track, reprofiling the old route, digging for bed-rock, and building new bumps and jumps. The boardwalk on the Red Route is be...

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Tickets on sale now!

World Champion Steve Peat 'rocked up' to Scotland yesterday to launch the ticket sales for the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. Steve and all the top riders in Downhill and 4X will return to Fort William on 5-6 June, don't miss it.. Tickets are now on sale. Click here to buy tickets. Fort Wil...

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Welcome to the World Cup

It’s all downhill rock n roll Fort William is THE home to the Gravity Gods of the mountain bike World Cup circuit and in 2010 there’s going to be a bit of a celebration. All the top riders in Downhill and 4X will be there but one guy in particular will be that little bit more pumped up, cour...

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