FFion’s Blog – part 2 of our report from the Vito Sport Experience day


The Vito Sport experience day – Riding with the Athertons My name is Ffion James and I’m 16 years old. I saw a competition on Facebook that said ‘Ride with the Atherton’s for a day’ and straight away I thought “wow that would be cool.” I entered it and then I didn’t think much about it after that as the… Read more

The Vito Sport Experience!

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Thursday 16th October and a light rain did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of 30 competition winners who came to Bike Park Wales to ride with the Athertons and Taylor Vernon. Big thanks to Bike Park Wales and Richard Cunyghame for hosting a top day but who cares what we have to say about it??? Over to three of our… Read more

Race Report:Enduro World Series 2014 Round 7 Finale Ligure

Martin finishes 13th and dan 16th after a gruelling weekend's racing

Martin finishes 13th and Dan 16th after a gruelling weekend’s racing, enough for Martin to place 10th in the season overall. Saturday was a beautiful day in Finale as Dan and Martin lined up with over 500 riders for the climax of the 2014 season. Stage 1 the Pianarella Trail was relatively short at 2.5km but it was tight and… Read more

Race Preview: Enduro World Series 2014 Round 7 Finale Ligure

Martin, Finale 2013: Photo Sven Martin Dan and Martin are having a great time in practise at Finale Ligure – a firm favourite with very positive associations for both riders. Dan last raced here in 2012 when he took every stage to win the race by 45 seconds and Martin raced here for the first time in 2013 when he… Read more

Red Bull’s First Female Foxhunt a Resounding Success.

Claire Bennett, Rachel Atherton, Elena Melton, Elaine Hopley - Prize Giving

Rachel overtakes 100 female riders in “The friendliest MTB event ever” This weekend the outskirts of Edinburgh bore witness to an unprecedented event in the sport of Downhill Mountain-biking. 117 female riders (The hunters) were chased down Allermuir hill by 2013 World Champion Rachel Atherton (The Fox) in the topsy turvey concept from Red Bull. They came from Liverpool, London,… Read more