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Altura Trail now open

Work on the £500,000 project in Whinlatter Forest Park near Keswick has finished, with the Altura Trail, a 19km red grade trail, officially opening yesterday. The...

Altura Trail now open
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Tracy Moseley joins Trek

Trek is poised for a serious assault on the UCI World Cup with the announcement that Britain’s Tracy Moseley will complete a six-rider line-up for...

Tracy Moseley joins Trek
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Bikes and kit get (slightly) cheaper

Cotic’s Hemlock – now a bit cheaperer The Government’s “yes, it’ll save the world, honest” cut in VAT from 17.5% to 15% comes in to force...

Bikes and kit get (slightly) cheaper
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Official: Hill and Fairclough on Specialized

Sam Hill, Brendan Fairclough and a Demo 8. Well-fitting hats not pictured It’s official – two-times World DH Champion Sam Hill will be riding a Specialized...

Official: Hill and Fairclough on Specialized
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Break the Cycle trailer

http://vimeo.com/2333560 We first reported on the pending release of Break the Cycle, a film that chronicles mountain biking across Ireland, last month but now the film...

Break the Cycle trailer
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RockShox recalls Domain forks

SRAM has issued an official recall of 2008 and 2009 RockShox Domain 302 and 318 forks with steel steerers, having experienced failures of what is...

RockShox recalls Domain forks
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7stanes gears up for the future

7Stanes is set to receive more private sector involvement in the future in plans revealed today, set to reinforce Scotland as a top destination for...

7stanes gears up for the future
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Best of British film night

Head to Edinburgh on Thursday 4 December for the first Scottish screening of Foot Out Flat Out and The Uprising, two films which follow some...

Best of British film night
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Lynskey lands in UK

Lynskey Performance Designs hasn’t been around for all that long, but the Lynskey family itself has a history in titanium bikes as long as anyone’s...

Lynskey lands in UK
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SPAMBiking Winter Challenge 2009

As December creeps ever closer, it’s time to look forward to 2009. And that’s actual calendar 2009, not the bonkers bike industry 2009 that kicks...

SPAMBiking Winter Challenge 2009
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Ticket2Ride 2009

Popular Canada-based holiday company Ticket2RideBC has announced details of its 2009 MTB holidays, with three new packages running alongside the existing Freeride, All Mountain and...

Ticket2Ride 2009
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Sheffield paramedics take to bikes

Sheffield paramedics are experimenting with bikes as the best way to get to the scene of an accident more quickly, reports the Sheffield Telegraph. Paramedic...

Sheffield paramedics take to bikes
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Kendal Mountain Festival Bike Night

Tracy Moseley The line-up for the Kendal Mountain Festival’s Bike Night (Kendal Town Hall, Thursday 20 November) has now been finalised. The evening kicks off at...

Kendal Mountain Festival Bike Night
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Doctor Steve Peat

Above L to R: Vice Chancellor Prof Philip Jones; Steve Peat; Chancellor Professor the Lord Winston (possibly not all standing up) Below The cap fits Hot...

Doctor Steve Peat
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TMR 24hr Trackathon

Today is the BBC’s annual Children in Need cross-media fundraisingathon, with lots of people doing all sorts of things for charity. One of the more...

TMR 24hr Trackathon
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Events Roundup: 16 November

Soggy Bottom – 16 November Newnham Park, Plymouth The popular South West-based Soggy Bottom series returns to Newnham Park for the sixth season of XC races, with...

Events Roundup: 16 November
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Hotlines to distribute Gaerne shoes

Distributors Hotlines (Lapierre, Hayes, Manitou, Goodridge, Foes) have added Gaerne shoes to their catalogue. Gaerne shoes, founded in 1962, are handmade in Italy in their...

Hotlines to distribute Gaerne shoes
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Whyte gets a new website

A new website really isn’t much to shout about in this day and age, everyone’s designing and redesigning them every other day, but seeing as...

Whyte gets a new website
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661 Mini DH Race

Following the success of the first outing of the 661 Mini DH race, it’s back for a second round and heads to the Forest of...

661 Mini DH Race
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BMXers get smart

Left to right: Dean Hearne , Dan Brown, HSBC’s Huw Morgan and Ian Morris A Hastings BMX distribution company has been crowned one of the country’s...

BMXers get smart