If you’re heading to Fort William on 6/7 June to watch the spectacular Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, and you really should, then now there’s also the chance to test some of the latest bikes.
The World Cup Bike Test is new for 2009 and gives fans and enthusiasts attending the event the chance to test the latest top of the range bikes to their limits on parts of the World Championship cross country course, free of charge.
Leading names, including Commencal, Genesis, KTM Industries, Santa Cruz and Trek are making a range of models available for the test.
A special Bike Test course has been created, consisting of a shortened loop of just over 4km set over the World Championship trail, with a mix of forest road, technical singletrack and cruising double tracks offering the ideal terrain for testing bikes.
The World Cup Bike Test is open to over 18s only and they must have a valid ticket for the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William. Find out more at www.fortwilliamworldcup.co.uk/biketest.html.