Champions return for Rampage

It’s that time of year again when the earth’s best mountain bikers head out to the desert in Utah for Red Bull Rampage. The most-watched mountain bike event of the year will see riders tackle drops of over 25m in the remote town of Virgin nestled in the Zion National Park. The 2016 course has been modified, however the 11th edition still poses a difficult test for the MTB athletes competing across downhill, slopestyle and freeride. Rampagers must study the course carefully to ensure they enhance their chances of scoring…

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Grim Up North

‘Grim Up North’, a mini adventure across the north of England, testing the new Hope Tech Cranks,with factory riders Craig Evans and Sam Flanagan. Photos: Duncan Philpott. “It’s grim up north they say….you’re right, it might be grim up north – but we bloody love it!” What better way to test our nicely designed and manufactured Hope Cranks than to send two of the most stylish riders we know out to play in the “grim” northern countryside. Hope riders Sam Flanagan and (new recruit) Craig Evans have played a vital part in the testing phase of…

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