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Brits take podium positions at Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup

Brits take podium positions at Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup

Five Brits took podium positions at the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup, including World Downhill Champions, Danny Hart, Gee Atherton and Tracy Moseley.

The adrenaline packed weekend saw over 18,000 spectators take to the Nevis Range to watch the world’s best riders battle it out for podium position in the 4X and Downhill, resulting in a nail biting finale. This year the action carried on past the finish line as the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup hosted its first ever festival, Downhill Downtown, featuring Scottish talent, Bwani Junction and The Little Kicks.

With on-site entertainment, sunshine and the Olympic Torch making an appearance, the three day showcase of mountain biking made for a memorable weekend in the Scottish Highlands.

Scotland’s biggest bike event gets hart racing

Scotland’s biggest bike event gets hart racing

Scotland is gearing up to host its biggest and best mountain biking event yet and Stripe celebrated its launch with one of the leading names in the sport.

Danny Hart, who stormed to the title of World Downhill Champion last year, took to the Scottish stage to show off the tricks of his trade for the official launch of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, which attracts over 20,000 spectators to the ski area at Nevis Range near Fort William each year.

In addition to the adrenaline-packed Downhill and Four-Cross action, fans will be able to enjoy an enhanced spectator experience to celebrate the Year of Creative Scotland when the world’s best riders roll into town on 9-10 June.