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Happy Birthday Cannondale!

We’re legendarily bad at remembering birthdays, so it’s probably a good job that Cannondale has brought our attention to the fact that it’s 35 this...

Happy Birthday Cannondale!
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Twentyfour12 just two weeks away

Keith Bontrager racing at Margam Park recently The Bontrager Twentyfour12 is just a couple of weeks away (22/23 July – cue mild panic at BM Global...

Twentyfour12 just two weeks away
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The last of the Dirt Girls - til August anyway!

Sunshine before the rain! Feeling rested from a day at the spa the DirtGirls all slept well and got up ready for more riding on Thursday....

The last of the Dirt Girls - til August anyway!
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Hot and sunny at Builth Wells

Fun in the sun at Builth Wells Was it hot or what? This year seams to be the year of extremes with the Merida 100 in...

Hot and sunny at Builth Wells
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Ride flash bikes round the Lakes

Keswick Mountain Bikes is hosting a weekend of “trails, tales, bikes, beer and BBQ” this weekend, 8/9 July. The attractions are many, although we expect...

Ride flash bikes round the Lakes
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Go faster for forty quid

No, your eyes do not deceive you – this is a picture of a road race, and a rather distant and blurry one at that....

Go faster for forty quid
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CTC saddles up for bridleway campaign

Although it sometimes looks as if all the UK MTB action is on new purpose-built trails, in mileage terms at least they’re eclipsed by the...

CTC saddles up for bridleway campaign
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NPS XC3 Drumlanrig: Preview

First England, then Wales and now Scotland – the 2006 National Points XC and Marathon Series is definitely a nationwide spectacle! This Saturday, Drumlanrig plays host...

NPS XC3 Drumlanrig: Preview
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Dialled Bikes gets itself a dealer

Surrey-based Dialled Bikes has quickly got itself a good reputation for no-nonsense steel and titanium hardtails – we’ve certainly liked all the ones that we’ve...

Dialled Bikes gets itself a dealer
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TransWales competition: We have a winner!

The votes are in, the counting has stopped and we have a pair of winners in our big Merida TransWales Mixed team giveaway competition. After...

TransWales competition: We have a winner!
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Fabien Barel invalided out of World Cup

Probably smarts a bit Keen UCI World Cup watchers may have noticed the absence from the last two World Cup events in Canada and Brazil of...

Fabien Barel invalided out of World Cup
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IMBA UK and FC to host trail management conference

It’s all happening up at Kielder Forest. We’ver reported recently on the new trail developments and the race being held upon them fairly imminently. Looking...

IMBA UK and FC to host trail management conference
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Kielder Forest to host 30km ''mini-enduro''

Europe’s biggest man-made forest, the 62,000 hectare (155,000 acre) Kielder Forest in Northumberland, has long been thought of as something of an untapped resource for...

Kielder Forest to host 30km ''mini-enduro''
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Twentyfour12 update

A few update snippets from the organisers of the Bontrager Twentyfour12 concurrent 12 and 24-hour race (Lodgewood Park, Shropshire; 22/23 July 2006). First and most...

Twentyfour12 update
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Saab Salomon Mountain Mayhem

Ready Steady….Go! Eastnor Castle Estate, Ledbury – Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June 2006 We were treated to glorious weather for the biggest mountain biking event of...

Saab Salomon Mountain Mayhem
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TransWales Team Comp: One day left to vote!

With just one day left in the voting for our big TransWales competition, things are really hotting up. After a strong start, Barbara and John...

TransWales Team Comp: One day left to vote!
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Polar launches ''tour edition'' HRM

Polar is the Official Heart Rate Monitor supplier to 12 professional cycling teams, it says here. Which means that the imminent Tour de France will...

Polar launches ''tour edition'' HRM
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Kona and Gravity Logic form bike park task force

Kona has been involved in the development of bike parks – lift-assisted, downhill-oriented, trail networks – for quite a while. It’s got a seven-year association...

Kona and Gravity Logic form bike park task force
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Great Divide Race 2006 starts in Montana

Plenty of races lay claim to being the hardest/toughest/most arduous/whatever, but as is so often the way, it’s the one that doesn’t shout about it...

Great Divide Race 2006 starts in Montana
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MaXx Exposure returns

One of last year’s hardest enduro events is back again for 2006. The MaXx Exposure South Downs Way Night Enduro does exactly what it says...

MaXx Exposure returns