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Entries from June 2014

Inside Specialized Racing: Ep. 6 – Leogang

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments

After the success of Troy Brosnan in Fort William, Team Specialized headed to Leogang looking to see could Troy repeat or would World Cup leader Aaron Gwin be able to turn on the speed.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Santa Cruz Demo weekend in Djouce

June 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Bespoke Cycles are running a Santa Cruz demo day this weekend in Djouce Woods, Co. Wicklow. With a large range of Santa Cruz bikes available this is well worth checking out including the new Nomad 27.5″.  These bikes will be popular so make sure that you arrive early to ensure you get to ride your [...]

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Tags: 29er · 650B · Mountain biking

On Track With Curtis Keene – GMT Pt 2 – Ep 5

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments

We had the pleasure of spending some time with Curtis Keene at round 2 of the Enduro World Series round in Peebles, Scotland in May and was very impressed.  Keene was on unfamiliar ground in Scotland which couldn’t have been further from his native Californian trails.  A few familiar faces join him in this episode [...]

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

Cedric Gracia Through My Eyes S2 EP2 – Valloire EWS#3

June 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Wild man Cedric Gracia had a great race at Vailloire to pull of a 4th place.  Here we catch up with his weekend. CEDRIC GRACIA THROUGH MY EYES S2 EP2 – VALLOIRE EWS#3 from Cedric GRACIA on Vimeo.

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

EWS Valloire day 2 video

June 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Back to the mountain with the Dirt team for day 2 of the Enduro World Series #3 from Valloire.  If you haven’t read the preceding article from Justin Leov, now might be a good time!

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

Victory within sight! Justin Leov’s EWS diary

June 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Former Downhill World Cup regular Justin Leov made the jump to Enduro racing last year and following a winter of serious training is begining to establish himself as a major contender on the circuit.  Here he checks in after a mighty weekend in Valloire. Words by Justin Leov and photos by Jérémie Reuiller. It has [...]

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Tags: 29er · enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing

Day 1 Enduro World Series Valloire video

June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

This  years Enduro World Series is an absolute cracker.  Here is day 1 from the DIRT team to give you an idea about Alpine style EWS racing after the woods of Scotland. DirtTV Enduro World Series Round Three Valloire | Race Day One a Mountain Biking video by dirt

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Racing · Video

Team Lapierre Gravity Republic – Leogang

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments

A mixed day for the team in Leogang.  Watch out for Blenkinsop pedaling in the air as he comes into the finish.  Bruni’s crash to deny him what was looking like a maiden World Cup victory was tough but that’s racing! Team Lapierre Gravity Republic : Leogang #WC4 from PureAgency on Vimeo.

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Tags: Downhill · Racing · Uncategorized · World Cup

European Marathon MTB Champs Saturday video

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Last Saturday saw the support races for the European Marathon MTB Champs take place in Ballyhoura ahead of the main event on the Sunday.  Over 200 riders took to the trails for a superb race.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Injury update – Fabien Barel

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Three time downhill World Champion turned Enduro rider Fabien Barel is recovering from a horrible crash that resulting in several damaged vertebrae.  Having seen his x-rays he is a very lucky man.  Here’s a little catch up as to how he is doing.

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Video

Inside Specialized Racing: Ep. 5 – Fort William

June 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Specialized’s Troy Brosnan took a huge win in what was a thrilling race in Fort William last week.  This video from the team gives a great behind the scenes view of race day.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

On Track With Curtis Keene – Time, the Great Motivater – Ep 4

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Here we check in with Specialized’s Curtis Keene from the second round of the Enduro World Series in Scotland two weeks ago.  This was the most technical EWS yet and a little outside the comfort zone of the Californian – “Dude I’m just hanging on!” was his comment to me.  Despite this Keene pulled off [...]

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

#OnTheHunt – Team CRC/Nukeproof Fort William

June 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Sam Hill spearheads the Team CRC/Nukeproof assault on Fort William last weekend, claiming an excellent 2nd place along the way!

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

Fort William race run on board with Josh Bryceland

June 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is Josh Bryceland’s race run from atop his helmet.  The British rider uploaded this to his channel on Youtube with a “comedy” tag…  Nothing funny about the speeds he hits!  Crazy stuff.  Bryceland finished 13th overall.  

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Cup

This is Peaty S03, Ep 02

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Ahead of this weekend’s World Cup in Fort William, This is Peaty 2014 is back for Episode 2 in Sheffield and Cairns.  Enjoy!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Enduro World Series Scotland video

June 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Here are the daily video recaps from Singletrack magazine, the official media partners for the EWS#2 from Tweedlove in Scotland.  It was an incredible weekend of riding and racing on tough physical tracks that demanded the best of all competitors and was the toughest the series has seen yet.  For the Scots and the Irish [...]

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