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Features

My first day at work

Hello my name is Ali (I’m not Jake The Tea Boy by the way) and I’m making very weak tea at Dirt magazine today...

My first day at work
Racing

GEE ATHERTON WINS FORT WILLIAM WORLD CUP:Full Results

Gee in 1st, Cam Cole in 2nd, and Minnaar so close in 3rd. More news to come….. Gee Atherton sent the home crowds bonkers with an...

GEE ATHERTON WINS FORT WILLIAM WORLD CUP:Full Results
Racing

JONNIER WINS IN FORT WILLIAM:Full results

Frenchwoman Sabrina Jonnier silenced the home crowd by taking the victory here in a dry Fort William today from British rider Rachel Atherton. Jonnier said that...

JONNIER WINS IN FORT WILLIAM:Full results
Racing

Minnaar Wins Maribor: Full results and race report

Greg Minnaar puts his Maribor demons to rest as he takes a mighty win in the sloppy Slovenian slopes 1./ Greg Minnaar 3.23.42 2./ Gee Atherton 3.23.67 3./...

Minnaar Wins Maribor: Full results and race report
Features

How Races should be. MIJ Taff Buggy Rd2

A race report by Jake The Tea Boy. MIJ Events Rd2, Taff Buggy Race Report. I think firstly I need to apologise for the lack of my...

How Races should be. MIJ Taff Buggy Rd2
News

CoreBike 10: Part 1

I’m sorry it’s late! I’ve had a bit of a busy week you see, CoreBike was on Tuesday. Photos on Wednesday for a bike test,...

CoreBike 10: Part 1
Hardware

Flow Ting Webtest: Part 1

Initial thoughts on the Flow. The Flow Ting is a lightweight 24” wheel specific frame, designed for street, park and trails. After only having the bike...

Flow Ting Webtest: Part 1
News

Transition Bikes TR450

Coming 01.01.2010… The Transition TR450 is set to arrive in January 2010. In preparation for this highly anticipated bike, Transition Bikes has embarked on a new...

Transition Bikes TR450
Downhill

2010 BDS Races

As you probably know by now, the UK NPS (National Points) series is no more, and has been re-named and re-branded for 2010 to the...

2010 BDS Races
Downhill

Fort William World Cup 2010

Global stars on the mountain bike circuit are set to descend on Scotland once again for the award-winning Fort William UCI Mountain Bike World Cup,...

Fort William World Cup 2010
News

UK Christmas Number 1....

Let’s make it Rage Against The Machine. After a massive facebook campaign to get Rage Against the Machine’s classic Killing in the Name to Christmas number...

UK Christmas Number 1....
Videos

Stade de France Dirt Jump Show

Check this out. Before a massive rugby match in France at the weekend, some of the top French Dirt Jumpers put a demo on for...

Stade de France Dirt Jump Show
Racing

Forest Of Dean MiniDH

Race Report from the Weekend… ITV West news, Friday evening. A piece went out on the up-coming mini downhill race in the Forest of Dean. After...

Forest Of Dean MiniDH
News

Stephen Murray Stay Strong ODI Grips

ODI Ltd Edition Stephen Murray Stay Strong Grips! ODI – the originators of the Lock-On Grip System – are releasing a very special Limited Edition version...

Stephen Murray Stay Strong ODI Grips
Racing

UPDATE:Windham USA World Cup.....on or off?!

Update: Agent X recieved an email stating that Windham is ON for 2010, more news soon. This is not confirmed, but we’ve heard rumours on the...

UPDATE:Windham USA World Cup.....on or off?!
News

LTD Edition Straitline Pedals

Limited edition pedals…. Andy from Hotlines popped into the office last week with 5 sets of these puppies. Super limited edition colour Straitline pedals, with the Dirt...

LTD Edition Straitline Pedals
News

Burgtec Penthouse Flats. MkIII

These arrived in the office yesterday, 5 pairs of the new Burgtec Penthouse Flats. Now in the MkIII carnation, these are lighter, thinner, and grippier than...

Burgtec Penthouse Flats. MkIII
News

FOFO 2 Premiere and Welshside Bash

The other premiere we saw this weekend was Aaron “Mono” Bartlett’s Foot out Flat out 2: Fast and Loose. This time, a small venue in Cardiff,...

FOFO 2 Premiere and Welshside Bash
News

MADE Premiere

Friday night saw the start of a weekend of new video Premieres. MADE covers the 2009 World Cup and World Championships, as well as sections filmed...

MADE Premiere
News

The Summum Arrives

The new Mondraker Summum is here. At 5 o’clock yesterday evening, a bike box arrived. It was a special bike box, containing one of this year’s...

The Summum Arrives
Features

i know its a long shot.....but has anyone got an old Bus?!

Right I know its a stupidly long shot, but you never know the power of the Dirt Blog! I need a bus. Like an old minibus coach...

i know its a long shot.....but has anyone got an old Bus?!
Features

lets see if this works shall we?!

I might be in my prime, and very mechanically minded, but this whole new webber thing is pretty confusing! I hope this post works! Peace and Love...

lets see if this works shall we?!