Fort William Scotland pictures
All the downhill activity from a hot and dirty Fort William UCI MTB World Cup.
Hot, bright and dirty are not the usual conditions you keep company with World Cup vacations at Fort William.
The mountains on Aanoch Mor had been definitely gleaming for rehearse on Friday, however for the cyclists the bone-dry nature of this track provided them more of challenging than they desired.
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The Bulldog powers through this turn © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Information Pool
Marcelo was in the podium finally year's battle © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Information Pool
Dust in Scotland?!
The top of this course turned out to be slippery in the dust, with hold dilemmas a standard issue, while there were many punctures from free gravel that littered the track from successive trips down it.
A Hardcore time for Devinci's Mark Wallace © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Information Pool— Troy Brosnan (@TroyBrosnan)
The dried out problems had been perfect for Remi Thirion © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Content Pool
Brits on top
This being their property course, the Brits dominated timed training with five of six fastest times. Just will keep up rate with Danny Hart, , Brendan Fairclough, Marc Beaumont, Bernard Kerr's run-in rehearse. Very nearly inevitably ended up being the fastest woman out on the track.
Gee are going to be seeking to come back to develop on house soil © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Content Pool
Danny Hart was fastest in guys's timed instruction © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Content Pool
Brendan Fairclough aping a Zebra entirely flight © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Information Pool
The imperious Rachel Atherton was strong as previously © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Information Pool
End of an era
Steve Peat is driving into the Fort William World Cup for extremely last time after announcing their retirement from racing competitively. A legend in the mountain bike community, numerous fans will likely be traveling to Scotland to see Peaty take part in their last Fort William run. To celebrate his Scottish farewell he's got his own club on-site, a custom tartan-painted Santa Cruz V10 with matching kit.
All tartan for Peaty's last Fort Bill appearance © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Content Pool
On Thursday, riders gathered to celebrate living of Canadian . The train started near the top of the mountain and did a complete run of this program, whipping and styling along the track, inside their matching #LongLiveChainsaw t-shirts, quantity plates and some even sported Stevie-inspired hair on your face.
#LongLiveChainsaw memorial trip for Stevie SmithPosted by TwoTwo Gravity Racing on Thursday, Summer 2, 2016
Stevie Smith inspired hair on your face from Claudio © Bartek Woliński/Red Bull Content Pool
We rode available bro! Memorial train yesterday at Fort Will. #longlivechainsaw. Celebrate the great times and memories!Andrew Neethling