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Top ten for Cameron Orr at Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike Race

Cameron Orr was the top finisher for Northern Ireland in the Men's Mountain Bike race on the Nerang Mountain Bike Trails today at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Brisbane as he finished in 8th place. Marc Potts finished 18th in the same race, after switching his focus from the track to off-road for the day. “The mountain bike...

Mountainbike of Flanders Stage Race details announced

The second edition of the Mountainbike of Flanders, which is an all-inclusive event for racers, recreational cyclists and children is set to take place from 10-12 August. As the arrival town of the Tour of Flanders, Oudenaarde has become famous in the world of road cycling and for three full days in August 2018, it will also be the place...

Danny MacAskill takes to the streets of Düsseldorf (VIDEO)

Red Bull this week posted a video of Scottish trials cyclist Danny MacAskill showing off his skills in Düsseldorf, one of the cities included in the Drop n Roll Tour. The footage below from his session in the German city was filmed by fellow trials cyclist Ali Clarkson.

Max Stöckl takes on the Streif downhill ski run (VIDEO)

Markus 'Max' Stöckl is an Austrian racing cyclist from Oberndorf in Tirol, famous for setting a number of World speed records. In 2017, he set a new world record on gravel in the Atacama region of Chile with a speed of 167.6 km/h. His home town of Oberndorf is near Kitzbühel, where a round of the FIS Alpine Ski World...

In Disaster There is Opportunity – Finding a Path Through Paralysis | Martyn Ashton

Martyn Ashton started racing mountain bikes professionally in 1992 and he went on to win a World Championship trials title and numerous British Titles. He also became well known for his ‘Road Bike Party’ film in which he performed various stunts on a road bike. However in 2013 while performing a stunt, Martyn had an accident and suffered a spinal...

Kickstarter campaign for Lonely Mountains: Downhill game

Just you and your bike - take it on a thrilling ride down an unspoiled mountain landscape. Make your way through thick forests, narrow trails and wild rivers. Race, jump, slide and try not to crash - all the way from the peak to the valley! The campaign kicked off on the 17th of October and is already...

Jon Wilson explains why, despite loosing a leg, he still loves to mountain bike

A short film that attempts to articulate why Jon Wilson mountain bikes after loosing a leg to cancer as a young adult. A year after leaving college and newly wed, Jon was diagnosed with sarcoma soft tissue cancer. The only option was to have his leg amputated. The doctors told him before surgery that they didn't know...

Video shows man biking through extremely flooded streets of Houston, Texas in the wake of Hurricane

Video shows man biking through extremely flooded streets of Houston, Texas in the wake of Hurricane #Harvey. https://t.co/HOWQQ7Jcnu pic.twitter.com/yPt0bnhN0D— ABC News (@ABC) August 27, 2017

Bahrain Merida sign mountain biker Hermann Pernsteiner

Bahrain Merida have announced the signing of Austrian Hermann Pernsteiner, an experienced mountain biker, who will join their team for the 2018 season. 27 year-old Pernsteiner's first international success was in 2011 when he took the silver medal in the U23 Marathon Race at the European Championship. In 2015 he got his first professional contract as a mountain biker...

Killian Callaghan becomes Ireland’s first ever Enduro World Champion.

20 year-old Killian Callaghan has scooped the Under 21 Enduro World Series at the penultimate race on Sunday in Whistler, Vancover. In what is known to be the toughest one day mountain bike enduro in the World, a determined Killian held nothing back as he scored top placing in all 5 stages throughout the day. From the outset Killian's goal was...

Greg Callaghan takes over Enduro World Series lead two weeks ahead of Irish round

Two weeks ahead of the Enduro World Series round in Ireland, Irish rider Greg Callaghan has won the 3rd round on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The win gives the Dublin native the series lead, guaranteeing him the number one seeding for the Irish race. Madeira served up an epic two days of racing over some 95km of trails with...

Scott Eurocycles set out ambitious domestic and international 2017 programme

Ireland's leading Mountain Bike team Scott Eurocycles have lined up an ambitious programme of races for the forthcoming season, which will see the young team tackle top races both domestically and abroad. Created in 2014 with the aim of professionally supporting emerging junior and Under 23 talent, the team is run by long time Mountain Biker Paddy Daly. It...

Eric Barone sets a new mountain bike world speed record of 227.720 km/h (VIDEO)

Éric Barone has set a new World speed record of 227.720 km/h for a mountain bike on a speed skiing track in Vars, France. Le Baron Rouge (The Red Baron) beat his previous record of 223.3 km/h which was established in 2015 on the same track. 56 year-old Barone has been working with his team on establishing the record for...

Max Stöckl clocks 167kph for new downhill MTB speed record

Markus 'Max' Stöckl recenty set out to beat his own speed world record for cycling down a gravel-based mountain on a production mountain bike. The previous record was set by Max in 2011 when he bombed down the volcanic cone of Cerro Negro in Nicaragua at 164.95kph. Stöckl and his six-man support team identified Chile’s Atacama Desert on the country’s...

Enduro recognised as an official discipline by Cycling Ireland

Cycling Ireland has announced that a proposal has been ratified which will see Enduro added to the list of disciplines officially recognised by the National Governing Body of the Sport. Enduro is a form of mountain biking which can be described as a combination of cross country and downhill riding, and has seen a huge growth in Ireland over...

‘Shocking’ footage of cyclists trying to remove bike from electric fence (VIDEO)

YouTube user Big DT has posted footage of a group of his friends trying to remove a fat bike from an electric fence which sees them receive multiple shocks as they use sticks to try and dislodge the bike. He describes how it happened, saying: "Whilst pedalling today my mate Paul went to put his bike over a fence. Half...

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