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Entries from May 2014

Giro enters decisive few days

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments

After the drama of Tuesday’s stage and the red flag controversy the Peloton heads again into the mountains today, tomorrow and Saturday for what will be three of the toughest days on this year’s race. Today’s stage 18 is already well under way

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling

Fast Finishes and Huge Crashes – UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Czech Republic

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a nice little highlights summary for the UCI World Cup Eliminator last weekend.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Nino Schurter in the dessert

May 26th, 2014 · No Comments

We’re gearing up for this weekends Enduro World Series race in Scotland so when this video popped up on our screens we took note.  Swiss XC World Champion Nino Schurter has proven he is a bit more than your average lycra rider when it comes to the more aggressive side to riding.  A decent performance [...]

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Tags: Cross country · enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking

Battaglin takes magnificent stage win, GC hots up

May 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Enrico Battaglin (Bardiani CSF) hung in up the 11 km climb up to Oropa to catch Dario Cataldo (Team Sky) and Jarlinson Pantano (Team Colombia) seemingly when the finale was down to the two of them with an amazing late sprint. The sprinter isn’t exactly known for his climbing but made the most of being in [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling

Gravity Enduro Round 2 video

May 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Put the kettle on, sit back and enjoy the video from round 2 of the Gravity Enduro!  World class racing on a simply superb course over looking the capital.  Round 3 is selling out fast so make sure you have your entry! 2014 Trek Gravity Enduro Ireland Round 2 – Ticknock, County Dublin from Biking.ie [...]

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

The Formula for Success – On Track With Curtis Keene – Ep 2

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Specialized rider Curtis Keene continues his interesting video diaries as he take son the EWS.

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Video

Endura introduce new Enduro specific Singletrack lite range

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Purveyors of ultra-durable and affordable biking gear, Scottish brand Endura have just announced a new range of jerseys aimed at the Enduro crowd.  Shying away from traditional road cycling designs, they are designed to be comfortable on the bike and work with body armour in particular.  Most Enduro riders use backpacks anyway so removing the [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Tech

Davagh Enduro entries open

May 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The Davagh Enduro takes place over the weekend of the 28th and 29th of June at the trail center in Northern Ireland. Designed to be a laid back day out, the Davagh Enduro features five timed stages within a loop of the Davagh forest mountain bike trails.  Stages can be anywhere from 2 to 10 minutes [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing

Street riding with Danny MacAskill

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Danny MacAskill goes for a ride around the streets of Glasgow.  Just him and  a GoPro.

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Tags: Video

Carnage at the Giro results in massive shakeup to GC

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Stage 6 was supposed to be not that difficult.  Sure it was the longest stage in the race and had a kick to the finish.  The climb is approximately 8.5 km long with an average gradient of 5% touching a maximum of 9% and was expected to be entertaining but nobody thought it would result [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling

Inside the sprint – TOC Stage 1

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Ever wondered what the rider’s eye view is inside a sprint?  Here we ride on board with Team Giant-Shimano’s John Degenkolb at the opening stage of the Tour of California.  Watch out for Mark Cavendish on the right at the finish!

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Video

1st Round Montenbaik Enduro World Series – Nevados de Chillan – Chile

May 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is the full video from the first round of the Enduro World Series in Chile.  It has us chomping at the bit for round 2 in Scotland which is coming up fast! 1st Round Montenbaik Enduro World Series – Nevados de Chillan – Chile from Montenbaik.com on Vimeo.

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Orica GreenEdge Backstage pass – Giro stage 3

May 12th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s been a dream start to the Giro for the Orica GreenEdge team, in fact it’s been a dream last month for them winning Liege, in Turkey and now taking the opening TTT at the Giro and holding the pink leaders jersey.  This video gives a nice look inside the team during the three days [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Video

Giro Stage 1 TTT tonight

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Today marks the start of the 2014 Giro d’Italia as the riders face a Team Time Trial on the streets of Belfast.  The action kicks off at 17.45 tonight but the teams will be training this morning for anyone that is around between 10 and 12.  Riders have been training around the city for the [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Uncategorized · Video

Bluegrass Enduro Tour Round 2 – Glencoe

May 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Round 2 of the Bluegrass Enduro series took place in Glencoe, Scotland last weekend.  Local’s Joe and Hannah Barnes topped their respective podiums with Irish Nukeproof rider Greg Callaghan an excellent second place.  Round 4 is in Ireland on the 16th and 17th of August. Bluegrass Enduro Tour 2014 round #02 – Glencoe – Scotland [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

This is Peaty Season 3 Episode 1

May 7th, 2014 · No Comments

He’s back!  This is Peaty is back on our screens for 2014.  Put on the kettle (or grab a cappuccino like Steve) and hit play to be whisked to the land of 40 year old Downhill World Cup stars.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Yoann Barelli – How to become a Pro rider

May 7th, 2014 · No Comments

French rider Yoann Barelli of Team Giant France Enduro gives you his err… tips on how to become a pro rider.  Health warning – NSFW!  You might want some headphones. How to become a pro Rider by Yoann BARELLI from CORROSIVE PICTURES on Vimeo. PS – That’s so Enduro!

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Video

Fabien Barel Presents S3E1 – Petanque with Grandma and Jey

May 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Fabien Barel and Jerome Clementz do a bit of riding in the South of France.  Not jealous at all.  Not even a little bit…. Fabien Barel Presents S3E1 – Petanque with Grandma and Jey from Mavic on Vimeo.

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Tags: enduro · General commentary · Mountain biking · Video