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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.

First European Beachrace Championship to take place next month

It has been announced that the first official European Championship beach race will take place next month at Scheveningen, near The Hague. The European Championship Beachrace will take place on 18 December and is being organised by the Dutch Cycling Federation (KNWU), the European Cycling Union (UEC) and event organising company Exventure. Competition is open for cyclists with a competition license,...

Barbed wire strung across mountain bike trail in Wales

A warning has been posted on the Facebook page of a bike shop in South Wales alerting riders about barbed wire which had been placed on a trail. In the post on the Afan Valley Bike Shed page, the cyclist states that he was almost beheaded by the wire which he hit with his chest before it slid up to...

Austrian rider Fabio Wibmer attempts a 45-minute wheelie (VIDEO)

Austrian streetrider Fabio Wibmer, who has featured on Danny Macaskill's Drop and Roll Tour recently decided to attempt his longest wheelie ever at a whopping 45 minutes. "Alright I thought it would be awesome to see how far I can wheelie trying to set a new personal best. Let's do it!" he says as he starts his attempt. He's spends the...

Stunning video of Revenge at Red Bull Rampage 2016

Tucked in the hills of Virgin, Utah stands the mecca of freeride mountainbike events, Red Bull Rampage. Riders spend 8 daunting days building an entire run down a brand new venue, with only the rider and 2 builders for a team to make it all happen. Watch as these athletes take on the beast and compete for the coveted...

On board with Gee Atherton for his full run at the Redbull Foxhunt

History was made as the fox, Gee Atherton, finished in second position and gained a place on the podium for the first time after managing to pass 399 riders in the five minute run in Rostervor. The victorious Colin Ross took first place for the third time in the events five year history.

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