Fort William shook everyone up this year. Technology, experience, technique, conditions and expectations all brought to the table as the World Cup riders tested themselves against one of the classic World Cup venues.
Here’s Red Bull’s recap in the form of Loic Bruni’s Fast Life. Red Bull said: “Everybody loves a winning streak. But the beauty of streaks is that they are binary, like 1’s and 0’s. They either continue…or they don’t. Fort William was a streak tester for Rachel Atherton.
“Suspension is the bling of downhill racing. See where modern downhill bike suspensions systems come from.
“Finally, we get back to racing and learn what O.T.B. stands for – hint: read the title.”