Rachel Atherton takes the win at World Cup Round 7: Meribel

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Taylor and Gee podium too! In a dramatic finale to the 2014 season three of the four GT Factory Racing riders podiumed today, while Marc Beaumont had a close encounter with a tree in the top section, losing some valuable time and finishing in 27th. In the Overall Series Rankings Rachel was 2nd to Manon Carpenter, Taylor 3rd to Loris… Read more

Rachel Atherton and Taylor Vernon put it all on the line for the World Cup overall at Round 7 Meribel.

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Rachel Shown at Cairns earlier this year. Photo : Sven Martin There’s a new World Cup course for Round 7 of 2014 and what promises to be an exciting end to a dramatic World Cup Season. Rachel goes into this weekend 120 points behind fellow Brit Manon Carpenter. If our Maths stands up (and let’s be honest it’s not a… Read more

Dan Atherton wins UK Gravity Enduro Round 4 At Dyfi Forest.

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Dan Atherton has been looking forward the “Dyfi Enduro” (this year Round 4 of the UK Gravity Enduro Series) all season.  His win this weekend confirms that he is back on top form after almost a year off racing due to injury. With his leg still painful five months after he fractured his tibia Dan rode stage 1 only at… Read more

Race Report: Enduro World Series 2014 Round 6, Whistler

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Hot and brutal seemed to be the most used words used to describe Sunday’s racing in Whistler. It was perhaps the toughest Enduro race that the sport has seen to date demanding consummate bike-handling skills to tackle World Cup style downhill sections punctuated by lengthy climbs over 8 hours riding in the blazing sun. The whole team were biting their… Read more

Race Report: Windham, New York 2014 World Cup Round 6

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Taylor Vernon takes his first ever World Cup win! It was an emotional weekend for the GT Factory Racing team and all of Taylor’s family and friends as he took his first ever World Cup win in Windham. It’s just under 13 months since Taylor was helicoptered off the mountainside at Crankworx Air DH in Les Deux Alpes with a… Read more