Macavalanche Bike Race


Over the weekend the No Fuss Macavalanche Bike Race took place at Glencoe Mountain. Although it snowed a touch on Saturday, Sunday presented us with some stunning weather and some gorgeous views in all directions. The racers were all smiles as they careened their way around muddy corners and bounced through rocky ditches. The event presented everyone with the perfect reason to spend a day outside – be that time spent competing in the race or taking a quick snooze in the grass between heats. Like all other No Fuss Events, the Macavalanche was packed with lively athletes, mountain bike enthusiasts, and active supporters of No Fuss Events from around Lochaber and the rest of Scotland. The next No Fuss … Read more

Relentless 24


It has come ‘round to that rainy, windy, snowless but still pretty cold time of year but that didn’t stop more than 400 cyclists from around Scotland showing up for the NiteRider Relentless 24 Cycling Marathon organised by No Fuss Events. The event started at Nevis Range near Fort William and the track ran through the Witch’s Trails and part of the World Championship course. Some of the riders were solo and some of them in teams of two, three, or four. The main aim of No Fuss Events is to focus on the fun of participation rather than on competition. This participation includes the long hours endured by the marshals who worked for the entire 24 hours with minimal … Read more

[VIDEO] UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Fort William 2011

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Fort William 2011

Well that’s the thrills and spills of the MTB World Cup in Fort William over for another year! 300 riders from over 25 countries took to the track cheered on by around 20,000 fans who flocked to Lochaber  to soak up the action and the occasional ray of sunshine! The great news is the event, which generates around £2.5 million for the local economy, will return to Fort William until at least 2013 thanks to a new agreement UCI has confirmed with the fantastic Nevis Range.  For more information on this story read this. We were there having a great time and felt sorry for all you who couldn’t make it, so we quickly threw together a wee video of a … Read more

Results of the MTB World Cup in Fort William [PICS]


Another great mountain bike world cup stage in Fort William over for another year, and it didn’t fail to disappoint. We’ve got a selection of snaps below for you to feast your eyes on, including both the 4-cross and downhill events. Overall Highlight: New found affection for Tracy Moseley, winner of the women’s downhill. Overall Lowlight: Instant realisation I’ve nae chance with Tracy Moseley, winner of the women’s downhill. Coming soon a lovely video so keep your eyes glued to the blog for that. South African rider Greg Minnaar took top podium place in the Men’s Downhill following a tremendous show of power and skill down the course, beating runner up Danny Hart who firmly made his mark on familiar British … Read more

Going downhill, fast.


Start of the mountain bike world cup in Fort William today, it’s been great weather, great action, great beer tent and soon to be great hangover. Highlight: seeing Dougie Vipond. Lowlight: Being blanked by Dougie Vipond, Here are the results of todays qualifications: MEN’S DH QUALIFICATION: (Top 10) 1.       Aaron Gwin USA  (4:49.73) 2.       Gee Atherton GBR (4:43.87) 3.       Danny Hart GBR (4:41.01) 4.       Greg Minnaar RSA (4:52.49) 5.       Matti Lehikoinen FIN (4:43.76) 6.       Justin Leov NZL (4:54.33) 7.       Andrew Neethling RSA (4:45.06) 8.       Marc Beaumont GBR (4:45.44) 9.       Chris Kovarik AUS (4:45.76) 10.   Nick Beer SUI (4:47.03)   WOMEN’S DH QUALIFICATION: (Top 5) 1. Rachel Atherton GBR (5:35.805) 2. Tracy Moseley GBR (5:36.003) 3. Floriane Pugin FRA (5:38.717) 4. Myriam … Read more