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Entries from July 2013

Dirt TV – Enduro World Series Round 4, Winter Park

July 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Last weekend was a busy one in terms of racing with the 4th round of the Enduro World Series competing with the Andorra Downhill World Cup.  Plenty of former World Cup greats were in evidence at the former including Anne Caroline Chausson, Nico Vouilloz, Fabian Barel, Jared Graves, Anneke Beerton and Tracy Moseley (all former [...]

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Tags: enduro · Racing · Video

Specialized racing team – World Cup DH 3

July 30th, 2013 · No Comments

The Specialized racing team check in from the Andorra World Cup where Aaron Gwin failed to impress again riding bike number 3 that he has tried this year.  That’s a little harsh as he had two crashes on his finals run and still came 10th but still it is a far cry from his previous [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Giant goes 27.5″. phasing out other wheel sizes!

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Giant have annonuced a quantum shift in their lineup announcing a shift to 27.5″.  26″ is dead on all but the biggest travel bikes, 29er will be phased out eventually.  Giant are putting all their eggs in the 650B market despite saying they weren’t going there a few short years ago. Okay so we at [...]

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Tags: 29er · Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Tech · Video

Cedric Gracia retires from DH

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments

World Cup wild man Cedric Gracia announced his retirement from Downhill racing following his run in the finals at the Vallnord (Andorra) World Cup race at the weekend.  Gracia is one of the last remaining old school rider riders on the tour, known perhaps more for his antics off the bike as much as on [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Andorra World Cup DH track previews

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Steve Peat and Neko Mulally  preview the Andorra round of the World Cup on an old school tight gnarly downhill track.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Uncategorized · Video · World Cup

Kelvin Batey wins BMX Masters World Championship for Ireland!

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Watch as Kelvin Batey wins a Masters BMX World Championship in New Zealand yesterday.  Congratulations to him on this fantastic achievement! Batey was unlucky not to qualify for the Olympics last year, missing out by a single point.  While BMX has been on the up in this country, hopefully his result will see some more [...]

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Tags: BMX · General commentary · Racing · World Champs

Danny MacAskill’s Imaginate Ep 5

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments

A little look behind the scenes (including that crazy loop) from Danny MacAskill’s Imaginate video.

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Tags: General commentary · Video

Super Enduro Sauze d’Oulx

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Last weekend saw the running of the 5th round of the Super Enduro series in Sauze d’Oulx, Italy. #SuperEnduro2013 – PRO5 Sauze d’Oulx – Highlights from Superenduro TV on Vimeo. The race featured plenty of Irish riders with former XC National Champ Tarja Owens claiming third position in the Pro women race and Gav Caroll [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Shimano stats from the Tour de France

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Shimano have released this rather snazzy info-graphic on the stats for their sponsored riders in the Tour de France.

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Tech · Tour de France

This is Peaty – Bala National Champs course

July 21st, 2013 · No Comments

How to ride a National Champs course courtesy of Messrs Peat and Bryceland.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing

XC Nationals this weekend

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Sunday sees the hosting of the 2013 Cross Country National Champsionships in Garvagh Forrest in Derry. The Start list has now been released with some exciting battles pending.  Download the full list here -  2013_XC_Nationals_Start_List.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing

The Dudes of Hazzard, The Dudeumentary – Part 2 The Big Splash

July 18th, 2013 · No Comments

The Dudes are back, let the hilarity commence. The Dudes of Hazzard, The Dudeumentary – Part 2 The Big Splash from Joe Barnes on Vimeo.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video

Cedric Gracia – through my Eyes #3

July 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Off to Les 2 Alpes with cedric Gracia to ride the Enduro World Series. Cedric Gracia Through my eyes #3 EWS Les 2 Alpes from Lucas Stanus on Vimeo.

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Video

Pinarello get into mountain bikes!

July 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Here is a video for the new Pinarello Dogma XM full sus mountain bike.  While the bike does look interesting the voice over is smug to say the least and voice over man seems to have been given a script from Google translate.  Sit back and see what you make of this one…

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Tags: Mountain biking · Tech · Video

The Adventure series – The Athertons vs Snowdon

July 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Rachel and Dan take on the mighty Snowdon in Wales!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video

This is Peaty, Season 2 Episode 3

July 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Off on the World Cup circuit with Mr Peat and the Syndicate boys…

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

Fabian Barel – Season 2 EP 2 – In the rain

July 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Former World Downhill champ and current Enduro star Fabian Barel goes riding with Joe Barnes in Scotland.  

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video

A tour around the Atherton truck

July 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Ever wondered what the behind the scenes is like for a major Downhill squad?  Look no further as we tour the 2013 mens and ladies MTB World Cup round 1 & 2 winners setup.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Giant Factory Off-Road 2013 – Danny Hart at Fort William

July 4th, 2013 · No Comments

Back to Fort Bill where a certain young rider holds his heart on his sleeve…

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Tags: Downhill · Racing · Video · World Cup

XC National Champs 21st July

July 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

The Cross country National Championships take place on the 21st of July in Garvagh forrest, Derry. The Course The low level, forest floor course has everything you could want from a XC course: short sharp technical climbs, fast flowy singletrack, plenty of fire roads lots of passing opportunities and we have added even more technical [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing