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Potash Spring Classic – Race Report

Potash Spring Classic – Race Report

On the weekend Debs, Ian, Trevor and Myself took part in the first Potash Spring Classic.  The course was twisty and narrow and as the private wood is usually used for paint balling they were able to incorporate some interesting man-made features. You can get a flavour of what it was like in the video below. Debs and Ian had minor offs and I had to pull out after four laps due to mechanical problems but … Read entire article »

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Potash Spring Classic and the Essex Summer Evening Series

Exciting news from Travers Bikes for Essex off-road racers! Following on from the success of their first event, the Potash Autumn Classic, they are back with the Spring Classic and the Essex Summer Evening Series. The Spring Classic will take place on Sunday 26th April 2015 at the private estate called The Lawns in Rochford. Most of the track is in the woods with a mixture of singletrack and short climbs. The woods are used for paintball, which makes for some unique features for an off-road race. The course will be open from 10.00 with the race starting at 11.00. The Essex Summer Evening Series is a 7 race weekly event starting on Tuesday 26th May. The series will start and end on the Hadleigh Farm Olympic Mountain Bike Track with the … Read entire article »

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MSG Ability Awards

MSG Ability Awards

A message to all young riders in the Eastern Region from MSG Lead Coach, Steve Manser: Hi Let me introduce myself, my name is Steve Manser I am a level 2 Mountain Bike coach with British Cycling, I have one goal this year and that is to make the Eastern Region Youths great when it comes to Mountain bike riding and racing. How am going to do that I hear you say, well. After talking with a number … Read entire article »

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Beastway MTB Series 2014

Beastway MTB Series 2014

London’s oldest mountain bike race series returns to the Redbridge Cycle Centre (Hog Hill) for May – July weekly races London – Monday 12th May 2014 – Hackney GT cycle fashion label and event promoters proudly announce dates for the Hackney GT Beastway MTB summer series of weekly races at the Redbridge Cycle Centre (Hog Hill) from 21st May – 9th July 2014. This summer the Hackney GT Beastway mountain bike series will return to Redbridge Cycle … Read entire article »

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Ride the Olympic Mountain Bike Course

Ride the Olympic Mountain Bike Course

News in from Mud Sweat and Gears for anyone that is skilled enough to be interested:  Dear All We are delighted to announce the ‘Hadleigh Farm Led Rides’ are now available to book onto with dates available until the end of January 2013. The rides are delivered by ATB Coaching and Tom Dowie Coaching. Two sessions are available, a 2 hour ‘taster session’ that will allow you to ride 4 of the features on the Olympic MTB Course for … Read entire article »

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Cyclocross-The Season So Far.

Cyclocross-The Season So Far.

Three Gateway riders have been racing in the Elmy Eastern cross league this year. We are about half way through the season now and we’ve had our ups and down’s. The organizers have changed the classes this year. Due to the Vets being over subscribed last season and some riders not getting a race they decided to put the 40-45 yrs in with the Juniors & Seniors, which means the pace is a lot quicker and … Read entire article »

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Taming the Beastway

Taming the Beastway

Round 1 of the Brixton Cycles Beastway MTB Series took place on May 18th. Paul Champness and David Francis took part in the event at Hog Hill’s Redbridge Cycle Centre. This event takes place every other week from May 18th – July 27th. Visit their site for more detail and results. … Read entire article »

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