Posts for June 2009

Track builders blogs

Red Route Open! Perfect weather for the grand opening of Nevis Range Red Route…. Expect a full length helmet cam video before the end of the day.

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track builders blog

The ‘river has fully dried up today and the downhill track is running sweet, and really fast. All the sections which were badly damaged by the rain have been fixed up and the world cup woods reopened after being quite badly affected by the rain. the new woods section from the most recent world cup […]

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World Cup memories

We’re almost back to normal at Nevis Range after the World Cup. For most folk, it lasts 2, or perhaps 3, days, plus of course the travel time. However, for the organisers, staff here at Nevis, and the volunteers, it seems to last forever! Not that we mind. But this year, there’s a stash of […]

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Track builders blog.

DH Track is slowly turning into a river today, may be open for kayaking in the near future… On a serious note, track is closed today due to very high winds and torrential rain… Red route has reached completion and will be open on Wednesday 24th, in the mean time a few photos to keep […]

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Track Update.

The track has held up well after a weekend of world cup racing. The whole track including a section of the world cup woods is open and ready for riding. The Red Route is nearing completion and looking sweet.

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3 mins 2 go

Almost the end of today, the day before the start of the World Cup 09 … Today was (almost) a tropical day, with the odd sand storm and torrential shower, but just the one! Everyone’s now on site, all the competitors, the techie area, the UCI dudes, the catering (whew), the marshals, the Medics … […]

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Wicked steel ball

The Monster Ball of Steel arrived on site this afternoon. All the way from the US. Its exactly what it says it is, a ball of steel, cage like, about 4m in diameter. It’s now set up in front of the Nevis office, so we already have the best seats on the site. As we […]

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What do you think?

If you’re reading this, you’ve successfully managed to navigate to our new MTB website; thanks! Its been a tough ride, but with lots of riders suggestions and customer feedback, we hope it’s almost there. It’ll take a bit of time to get it fully up and running tho, we’ve got bloggers lined up to share […]

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World Cup site hottin’ up

Its getting kinda busy here at Nevis. The site is filling up with all sorts. First there’s the volunteers, seems like hundreds of them … but all looking terribly organised. Then there’s the official-looking techie MTB course dudes, checking up and inspecting the DH and the 4X trails. The stands are also arriving, humungous monster […]

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World Cup show on the road

If you’ve checked the webcam recently, you’ll realise its at the base station. As you’d expect, there are ‘technical’ reasons why its no longer on the side of the Snowgoose restaurant at the top station … However, its now in the main office and giving an unexpected glimpse into the run up to the World […]

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