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Entries Tagged as 'World Cup'

The Syndicate – Episode 1

April 15th, 2015 · No Comments

The Syndicate are back, albeit a bit banged up!  Greg’s thumb, Steve’s knee and Josh’s foot all requiring some serious work.  Not one for the squeamish…

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

Lourdes DH World Cup highlights

April 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Last weekend saw an epic opening to the 2015 DH World Cup from Lourdes in France.   This was a real mountain bikers course with thrills and spills a plenty and here is the Red Bull highlights video for your viewing pleasure.  Next up is Fort William in 4 weeks time.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Claudio’s Lourdes headcam preview

April 10th, 2015 · No Comments

It’s everyone’s favorite part of the Downhill World Cups – Claudio Caluori’s track preview!  Here is his spin down an awesome track in Lourdes chasing Loic Bruni courtesy of Red Bull Bike.

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

The Athertons – pre-season training

March 20th, 2015 · No Comments

We join the Atherton siblings in their pre-season training as they gear up for the rapidly approaching season.

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs · World Cup

Team Lapierre Gravity Republic – A Life worth living

January 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Team Lapierre Gravity Republic is one of the most successful teams on the World Cup circuit with not only some super competitive senior riders but also one of the most talented Juniors.  In this behind the scenes series we get a great insight into life inside the team, you get a sense of the riders [...]

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

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 7

December 28th, 2014 · No Comments

This is Peaty draws to a close as 2014 does.  It’s been some year for the Syndicate with major highs and lows.  Steve Peat brings us through the Year of the Rat.

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

UCI World Cup CX Koksijde

November 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The second round of the Cyclocross World Cup took place last weekend in Koksijde, Belgium.  CX is a religion in Belgium attracting huge crowds and a carnival type atmosphere.  This weekend sees the CX World Cup roll into Milton Keynes in the UK where 5 Irish men and 1 Irish lady will line out in [...]

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Tags: Cyclocross · Video · World Cup

Inside Specialized Racing: 2014 Downhill Season Recap

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a season recap from Specialized Racing’s Downhill squad.

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

Trek World Racing Stories Episode 1.4

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Trek World Racing check in from Meribel and Norway including that incredible chain-less run from Neko Mulally at Worlds.

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

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 6!

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

This is Peaty is back for the last time from the World Cup circuit in 2014 with a monster edit that includes Meribel and that insane Worlds!  You might want to put the kettle on! One more episode is left to drop in November.  Stay tuned!

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

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 5

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Just ahead of World Champs this weekend, Steve Peat returns with updates from the North American leg of the World Cup including some rather good results for teammate Josh Bryceland…

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

#On the hunt – Meribel DH World Cup

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Another good weekend for the team in Meribel on a good ol’ proper track.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Inside Specialized Racing: EP 7 Mont-Sainte-Anne

August 8th, 2014 · No Comments

The Specialized Downhill team check in from last weekends Mont St Anne on the eve of the Windham World Cup.

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

#OnTheHunt – Team CRC/Nukeproof – Mont Sainte Anne

August 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Team CRC/Nukeproof’s Sam Hill took the win in Mont St Anne this past weekend in what was his first win in some time. Hill is a bit of a favorite in Spoke towers.  We were track side when he delivered a masterclass in wet weather riding in Champery and witnessed his World Champs win in [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

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

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

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

#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 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

Track Walk and ride – This is Peaty

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Steve Peat walks us down the Cairns World Cup Downhill course ahead of this weekends action.  Steve was then laid up with a bad back so Josh Bryceland takes us on board. It’s errr slightly wet which could have a big effect come race day as new roots and rocks are being uncovered already.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Specialized and Lapierre at DH World Cup Rd.1

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Here are some more edits from the Downhill World Cup last weekend in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.  First up Specialized followed by the Lapierre Gravity Republic team. Lapierre Gravity Republic – WC1 2014 South Africa a Mountain Biking video by Creative Concept

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Cup

#OnTheHunt 2014 CRC/Nukeproof in Pietermaritzburg

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

The first edit to drop from last weekends South African World Cup DH opener – Team CRC/Nukeproof featuring Sam Hill.

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

This Is Peaty – Pietermaritzburg 2014 World Cup Helmet Cam

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Let’s set the scene a little.  Here is Steve Peat’s headcam from Pietermaritzburg, World Cup DH 1.  Strap in and enjoy the ride!

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

Inside Specialized Racing: Preview – Pietermartizburg

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments

So how opportune is this?  Without giving the game away completely (sod it, Gwin won and won well) here is a preview produced by the Specialized team.  Racing season is back underway, expect some edits to drop in the next few days.

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

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup trailer

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s coming!  The 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup kicks off in two weeks time in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.  To wet your appetite here is a teaser. Date Venue Nation Type 10-13 April Pietermaritzburg RSA WC – XCO/XCE/DHI Round 1 24-27 April Cairns AUS WC – XCO/XCE/DHI Round 2 23-25 May Nove Mesto na Morave [...]

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

Bluegrass 2013 DH season video recap

December 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Here is a nice riding video from Bluegrass featuring their World Cup Downhill riders in action. Bluegrass 2013 DH season video recap from Bluegrass on Vimeo.

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Tags: Downhill · Racing · Video · World Cup

Life on wheels – Episode 4

November 28th, 2013 · No Comments

The final chapter from the Lapierre Gravity Republic team on the 2013 season. Que the madness.

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Tags: Downhill · Racing · Video · World Cup

Life on wheels – Chapter 3

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Back on the World Cup road with Team Lapierre Gravity Republic.

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

Life on wheels – Team Lapierre Gravity Republic

November 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Out on the World Cup road with the Lapierre Gravity Republic boys and girl. Chapters 1 and 2 of their epic adventure starring Sam Blenkinspop, Loic Bruni, Emmeline Ragot and Loris Vergier.

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