The season may be over but we can still look back at a great 2011.
Entries from October 2011
October 29th, 2011 · No Comments
October 28th, 2011 · No Comments
Offroad 2 Rio is an exciting new project that will seek to establish a high performance strategy for Irish women’s cross country mountain bike racing with the ultimate goal of achieving qualification at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. Ireland has a great history of sending riders to the Olympics with Jenny McCauley [...]
October 26th, 2011 · No Comments
Ever wanted to turn your iPhone into a Garmin? Sure it does most things but now you can turn it into a Garmin head unit with this handy adapter that allow Android ot Apple iPhones to communicate with heart rate monitors and foot pods reducing the amount of kit you need to carry. As an [...]
October 25th, 2011 · No Comments
You only have to take a quick look at this site to see the dramatic rise in the number and quality of videos both made for and by the mountain bike market. At the forefront of this for some time has been camera manufacturer GoPro whose versatile camera system has been used for sports as [...]
October 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment
From the Coastal Crew and Anthill films comes Inside Out… From the Inside Out Trailer from SecondBase Films on Vimeo.
October 21st, 2011 · No Comments
After many years tireless work Ratoath BMX track is finally ready for use with the official opening coming soon. This was a mammoth task that is down to the hard work of a few individuals in particular but goes to show that anything is possible in this little island of ours. Congratulations to all involved [...]
October 20th, 2011 · No Comments
With the Ballyhoura Spook rapidly approaching it is time for a look at the trail improvements that have been made recently at the trail centre. On a recent trip we were struck by how much work had been done and how well the trails were riding so be sure not to miss this one before [...]
October 19th, 2011 · No Comments
Offroad Commission AGM Minutes. Date: 8th October 2011 Venue: Taylor’s, Ticknock, Co.Dublin The meeting was called to order at 2:00pm, in attendance from the Offroad Commission were:
October 18th, 2011 · No Comments
The second round of the Ulster Cyclocross Cup took place over the weekend in Lady Dixon Park.
October 17th, 2011 · No Comments
You gotta love the Manx missile.
October 17th, 2011 · No Comments
Track riding boring? Pah
October 14th, 2011 · No Comments
Relentless Energy Drink is proud to announce their newest recruit to the team, Irish Downhill Mountain Biking champion, Seanan O’Riordan. We have a fantastic competition to win some Relentless goodies below but first some info.
October 12th, 2011 · No Comments
This video is going viral on youtube. Pretty crazy stuff. Going to have to treat the deer around here with a bit more respect
October 11th, 2011 · No Comments
We have been asking SRAM when they were going to produce a wheelset for MTB for over three years and each year they gave us a knowing smile and said soon. Well soon is here with two new wheelsets announced – the RISE 60 and 40. The former features a carbon fibre rim, no surprise [...]
October 10th, 2011 · No Comments
The season finale from the Atherton Project begins with the family back home in Llanrhaeadr, Wales where Dan gets to play with a digger. Then it’s a short trip up the road to Llangynog for the Red Bull Weekend Warriors event – a chance for young and up-and-coming riders to join the Athertons in their [...]
October 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment
The world governing body for cycling has announced changes to the format for mountain bike World Cups with the elimination of 4 Cross and in the introduction of short track cross country eliminator (XCE) racing to the calendar. Enduro racing is also to be added to the calendar as official events under the title Gravity [...]
October 5th, 2011 · No Comments
Garmins unashamadly triathlon orientated Forerunner 310XT has been updated with a new sleaker design, extended battery life and a host of new training and racing features. The new model, named the Forerunner 910XT, is released just in time for the Tiathlon World Championships in Kona this weekend and named as the companies multisport trainer. Full [...]
October 4th, 2011 · No Comments
The Cyclocross season is well and truly under way with the first race of the season taking place in Lurgan (following 36 hours of rain) on Sunday. Here is a little video of the race that should get you in the mood for the opening round of the Supercross Cup this weekend. Details here.
October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
Team rider Matti Lehikoinen was unfortunately injured at the recent Nordic Downhill Championships in Kungsberget-Sweden. Details are sketchy but the injuries would seem to be serious. Get well soon Matti!
October 1st, 2011 · No Comments
Red Bull Road Rage rider Janos Köhler headed to Poland this weekend to race with a new steed courtesy of Black Sheep Bikes. The Colorado based specialist boutique titanium frame builders are multiple award winners over the past years at the North American Handbuilt Bikes Show (NAHBS) and were able to turn out a frame [...]