Race Report: BDS Round 5 Bike Park Wales


Marc and Kade take the overall titles with a win for Taylor on the day It was a fine weekend for the last round of the Shimano British Downhill Series. Bike Park Wales had done a great job with the track and spirits were high in the GT Factory Racing pits as well as in the enthusiastic crowd. With Gee… Read more

Race Report: World Championships 2014 – Hafjell.


Gee Atherton is World Champion for the second time! Gee is celebrating his win, six years since he first took the title in 2008 but Rachel loses her rainbow jersey by the cruellest of margins, pushed into 2nd place as Manon Carpenter goes faster by a miniscule 0.088 seconds. Hafjell’s World Championship race was unanimously labelled “intense”. It’s a challenging… Read more

World Championships 2014 Race Preview – Hafjell, Norway

at the 2013 UCI MTB World Championships, Pitermaritzburg, South Africa

World Champion 2013 3 days to go! The last time Rachel rode at Hafjell she was repping the 2013 World Champs rainbow stripes for the first time as she took the qualifying and Finals wins by 7.63 seconds. It’s the kind of omen that will give Rachel a boost as she comes into this Championships back on form and determined… Read more

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

Meribel UCI MTB World Cup

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.


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