26 November 2005
On Saturday night (26/11/05) the 7stanes project picked up two awards at the Singletrack magazine readers awards for best trail centre - Glentress (3rd year running), and the new award for best MTB initiative that has done the most to promote mountain biking over the past year.
Couple this with the Dynamic place awards from Scottish Enterprise for Connections and the occassionaly awarded Supreme award, this has made the phase one of the 7stanes project a great sucess for all to enjoy!
For more information on the 7stanes project and their locations, visit www.7stanes.gov.uk
25 November 2005
The 7stanes mountain bike project for the south of Scotland has a new team in place.
4 November 2005
The first phase of the Hamsterley Forest MTB centre project, that we reported on back in May, has been completed with the launch of The Loop, a £200,000 "skills trail", and the new Grove Link, an easy, level route from the visitor centre to The Loop that doubles up as a family- and beginner-friendly introduction to riding in the forest.
31 October 2005
The launch of the bike skills trail in Hamsterley Forest, heralds an important first step in its bid to become England's first Premier Mountain Biking Centre
4 October 2005
Iron Horse Bicycles is proud to announce it has re-signed Sam Hill, one of mountain biking's fastest downhill racers.
4 October 2005
The Forestry Commission is inviting mountain bike fans to saddle-up and help put Kielder Forest on the road to exciting new off-road trails.
21 September 2005
The TransWales '06 event is the first ever seven day long two person team mountain bike stage event in the UK. With a mixture of linking stages and special stages it promises to put a fresh spin on the tradition of endurance stage events.
5 March 2005
Forestry Commission Scotland hosted an open day to celebrate the opening of its new mountain biking "fun park" in Kirkhill Forest, Aberdeen, on Tuesday 8th March 2005.
3 February 2005
His dad Galen was an East Coast mountain bike pioneer so some may say that he was born into the 26" lifestyle. Chris Van Dine has been racing mountain bikes since 1988 and concentrating in DH since 2000. And, having grown up in 'Cannondale Country' it seems as though CVD's career is coming full circle.
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