ORB Training - The Jam 


John and the guys at ORB are putting on their Summer event, 'The Jam', at their 40 acres of mint trails up in Wakefield.

This is going to be an awesome weekend with Dirt Jumping, Team Events, Guest DJ's, enough riding to choke a donkey and to cap it off a proper Slopestyle course just being finished off as we speak!

If you go to one jam this year then go to this one! Just check out the links below if you need some convincing.

THE JAM

ORB Training



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Oke Freeriders' Summer Jam 


PRESS RELEASE

Okefreeriders Summer Northshore Jam Sunday August 6th

Okefreeriders (Okehampton & Area MTB Club) are holding a northshore jam on Sunday 6th August. The event will take place at the trails built and developed by the club at Abbeyford Woods, near Okehampton.

Following the success of our first northshore jam which took place earlier this year, we're holding another event, hoping to make it even bigger and better. Okefreeriders have been building northshore trails at Abbeyford Woods near Okehampton since 2004, and the trails have been growing in popularity ever since. The woods are owned by the Forestry Commission and the club has forged a strong relationship with the organisation. 2006 has seen a lot of new trails being built with the aid of a grant provided by the Lottery funded scheme, Awards-For-All, in addition to our ever enthusiastic group of trail builders.

The event is open to non club members and we are hoping that people will attend from all over the country. There is no charge for riding. The first event which took place on March 26th saw around 50 riders turn up to endure the wind and rain. Despite all this everyone enjoyed themselves and most said they'd return, hence the planned event. We're hoping good weather will see the number of riders swell to well over 100.

The day is set to start at 10AM, and the whole of the northshore site will be open to ride. We're then planning on having some judged sessions, with riders judged on flow and style through the various obstacles. These sessions will be judged by Norco rider Cliff Barbeary. We've approached several bike manufacturers and distributors asking them to provide prizes, and the response has been good.

There will be food and drink provided all day in the form of a barbecue, with all proceeds going to the club.

For more info please visit our website www.okefreeriders.co.uk



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Fort Bill on your tellybox! 


The event that gets bigger and better every year failed to disappoint once more. Watch the Brit ladies storm the podium on Sunday 2 July at 8pm on BBC2 Scotland or Sky Channel 990.

Some great photos of the Fort William 2006 including a shot of Greg Minnaar having a sly slash HERE



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If you go down to the woods today.... 


...you're sure of a big surprise! This is the latest of the Norwegian Shorecrew continget's drops. Go to the Nordic Shore Gallery and click on 'Freeride' to see more of the trails.



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DMR's new race shirt 
Very tasty new jersey from the guys at DMR
www.dmbikes.co.uk







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DMR want your views! 
DMR are after your views on the latest colour scheme for the prototype Transition. Gets a thumbs up from me (Tony) but let them know your thoughts.

DMR Latest News





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Kona 2007 
He's a look at the new Kona range for '07. Check out the new Stab and the Pinky Stinky!
























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Get the Edge 


The Edge magazine was relaunched on the 10th June and is now a showcase for riders wanting to show their design/photographic/editorial skills.

All issues are available to download from their site but why not get your own work in there too. Next issue's theme is 'abstract' so get the cogs whiring and get those camera batteries charged!

The Edge



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