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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...

Goodnight Paris with Anthony Perrin (VIDEO)

French BMX star Anthony Perrin hit the streets of Paris recently where he was filmed in action by photographer and videographer Hadrien Picard. The result of the project supported by Red Bull is the stylish "Bonne Nuit Paris" - an edit made from footage filmed over 11 nights riding in the French capital. It's not the first time that Perrin and...

Great BMX versus MTB battle in a skatepark

Sam Pilgrim takes his mountain bike to the skatepark and challenges BMX'er James Jones to 'The Flair Challenge' to see which bike was best. They start off on the bigger ramps and end up taking it to a ridiculous level on the tiniest hips.

Cycling Ireland intend to officially recognise Enduro and hold Irish Championships

Cycling Ireland have announced that they intend to recognise Enduro and that a demo event for a National Championship will be held next year with the first Irish Championships to be held in 2018. It's recognition for the growth of the sport in the country and the popularity of Enduro events, in particular Emerald Enduro which has been held in...

The Big Retro MTB Quiz

If you biked in the 90's you're bound to know some of these but this quiz will separate the fanboys from the weight weenies. Just select the answer and the next question will automatically load for you.  There are 15 questions in total.  Good luck!

Trail Dog Versus Mountain Bike

Mountain bike rider Jeff Brines takes his dog Tucker out on the trails to shred some gnar. They hit the trails in Mill Creek, Wyoming last week and the resulting spin looks awesome. Check out their video below.

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