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Newnham 90 returns

Racing action at Newnham Park (pic © Simon Kirk) Newnham 90, the South West’s biggest enduro returns, after four years out, on 18 May 2008. Trek have...

Newnham 90 returns
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Helly Hansen Adventure Series 2008/09

Helly Hansen has announced the dates for its 2008/09 one-day adventure race series, organised by TrailPlus. There’ll be five dates across autumn 2008 and spring...

Helly Hansen Adventure Series 2008/09
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Trail Break: Letcombe Regis this weekend

Trail Break’s next dual-event weekend takes place this weekend (23/24 February) at Letcombe Regis. Both Saturday’s Trail Ride and Sunday’s Navigator Race will start at...

Trail Break: Letcombe Regis this weekend
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Scottish Mountain Bike Guides

Looking for some Scottish riding away from the trail centre hotspots? Take a look at the holiday offerings from Scottish Mountain Bike Guides, which has...

Scottish Mountain Bike Guides
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Shimano buys Pearl Izumi

Clothing manufacturer Pearl Izumi has been bought by Shimano American Corporation, the US wing of Shimano. Pearl Izumi, previously owned by Nautilus, Inc., will become...

Shimano buys Pearl Izumi
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Giant Mountain Mayhem 2008

Giant has confirmed that it will be the headline sponsor of Mountain Mayhem 2008, the eleventh running of the iconic 24-hour mountain bike race, to...

Giant Mountain Mayhem 2008
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AXO shifts distributor

Italian protective clothing manufacturer AXO is now exclusively distributed in the UK by Riding High UK, also responsible for Knolly, Canfield Brothers, Bergamont and plenty...

AXO shifts distributor
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Kovarik lands another race win

Proving his early season form is good, Chris Kovarik notched up another win for the new Chain Reaction Cycles Intense Racing Team, winning in a...

Kovarik lands another race win
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G2 Revolver Series

Announced this week is the new G2 Revolver, a three-date enduro series taking place in Nottingham, Brighton and Builth Wells. However, keen to offer something...

G2 Revolver Series
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Gorrick Spring Series Round 2

The Gorrick Spring Series returns to Tunnel Hill for round 2, following the last minute change of venue that affected round 1. Round 2 happens...

Gorrick Spring Series Round 2
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Work for Bike Verbier

Award-winning holiday company Bike Verbier (based in the eponymous Swiss resort) is looking for new staff for its summer 2008 season. The two vacant positions...

Work for Bike Verbier
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Bionicon Demo Days

Bionicon is a German brand that has made a name for itself with its intriguing on-the-fly adjustable geometry system to suit climbing and descending. The entire...

Bionicon Demo Days
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See the new Whytes in real life

If you’re enthused by our look at Whyte’s 2008 range and would like to see them in the flesh (OK, carbon fibre and metal), the...

See the new Whytes in real life
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Aston Hill moves towards reopening

Back in March 2007 we reported on the imminent closure of the famous Aston Hill Mountain Bike Area. With Aston Hill supremo Ian Warby moving...

Aston Hill moves towards reopening
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Marin Rough Ride 2008

The ever-popular Rough Ride enduro will return to the border county of East Radnorshire on 8 June 2008, with original title sponsor Marin back on...

Marin Rough Ride 2008
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Cannondale Frame Exchange

Cannondale is fond of various wheezes to get people on shiny new bikes of its own making, and the latest one is potentially quite attractive....

Cannondale Frame Exchange
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Baja Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race

It may only be January, but we’re being flooded with news of far flung events, such as the Baja Epic Stage Race, taking place in...

Baja Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race
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Gorrick round 1 - venue change

Round 1 of the Gorrick/Exodus Spring Series due to take place this Sunday (27 January) has changed venue. The organisers comment thusly: Unfortunately, the Army manoeuvres...

Gorrick round 1 - venue change
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SixSixOne Mini Downhill

The problem with DH racing in this country is the relative lack of courses on proper mountains, which is why most local DH races are...

SixSixOne Mini Downhill
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First win for Chain Reaction Cycles/Intense

The freshly-formed Chain Reaction Cycles/Intense Cycles race team has notched up its first win of the season just weeks after it was revealed the leading...

First win for Chain Reaction Cycles/Intense