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BMBS – Newnham Park, Plymouth

I love mountain biking. After last weekend I was almost ready to quit cycling and had no interest whatsoever in going the final race of the year at the BMBS in Plymouth. I only made the effort because everything was … Continue reading

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World Cup – Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic

The latest racing adventure was the 6th round of the World Cup Series, taking place in Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic. Mel Spath and I flew over from Ireland a couple of days before with time to … Continue reading

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Irish xc National Championships – Kilruddery

This year’s National Championships run by Robin Seymour and Team Worc really showed Ireland’s potential as a world class mountain biking venue. The race took place at Killrudery Estate in Wicklow, a place that is normally off limits to bikes, … Continue reading

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British MBS – Margam Park

Having defeated the killer Shingles virus and enjoyed a race free weekend since Wasing, it was back to the UK on Sunday for the 4th round of the British series at Margam Park in Wales. The week leading up to … Continue reading

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British MBS – Wasing Estate

British MBS at Wasing Estate in Reading, a course I hadn’t raced before and having heard it was fairly flat and uninteresting I wasn’t expecting to like it. However after a practice lap I was pleasantly surprised, not much climbing … Continue reading

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WXC World Racing video – episode 1

WXC World Racing episode 1 – behind the scenes at the Dalby World Cup from Cait Elliott on Vimeo.

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World Cup – Offenburg

After Dalby, team-mate Carla and I spent a few days sightseeing and training on beautiful flat, cold, windy roads around York before a major overnight roadtrip down to sunny Strasbourg (France) where the team would be based for the next … Continue reading

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World Cup – Dalby Forest

Lungs, legs and head – 3 key elements to a good mountain bike race, if one of them is slightly below its par then the whole experience can change from being one of the best feelings ever to feeling like … Continue reading

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Biking Blitz Dublin

This weekend’s Biking Blitz race on Three Rock marked the opening of a new trail centre 20 minutes ride from my house in Dublin. It was a perfect, pressure free way to get back into racing after Spain and build … Continue reading

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British MBS – Dalby Forest

I seem to have hit a period of bad luck the last few weeks, beginning with extremely sore calve muscles as a result (or cause?) of a bad race in Sherwood that limited me to nothing harder than steady riding … Continue reading

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