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Rider Briefing : Hope PMBA Enduro Series, Round 2, Lee Quarry, 3/4th June 2017

Rider Briefing : Hope PMBA Enduro Series, Round 2, Lee Quarry, 3/4th June 2017

Kev
Information for Hope PMBA Enduro Series round 2. Here is the rider and spectator information, we are aware there is a lot of information but please do not use this...
Northern Grip 2017 – A Mountain Bike Festival

Northern Grip 2017 – A Mountain Bike Festival

Sam Hopley
Last year the guys at Northern Grip put on a great weekend of riding, music and good times in Ramsbottom. But this year, the fun goes on tour and comes to Lee Quarry....
Stubbylee Park Pump Track

Stubbylee Park Pump Track

Sam Hopley
If you haven’t heard, there’s a new pump track opening near Lee Quarry and it looks fantastic! Stubbylee Park is situated next to Lee Quarry and they...
Lee Quarry – Big Day Out

Lee Quarry – Big Day Out

Sam Hopley
‘BIG DAY OUT’ RETURNS A year ago local rider Sam Hopley organised a get-together at Lee Quarry, called the ‘Big Day Out’. The aim of the...
PMBA Enduro Announce 2017 Plans

PMBA Enduro Announce 2017 Plans

Kev
                  The PMBA Enduro team have big plans for 2017, we are always listening and gathering feedback...
Hope PMBA Enduro series announce full sponsor list

Hope PMBA Enduro series announce full sponsor list

Kev
PMBA Enduro Series would like to introduce our full sponsor line up for the 2016 series. Thanks to our many generous sponsors the total series prize fund is over...
Media : Northern Enduro Championships and PMBA Enduro Series Round Three

Media : Northern Enduro Championships and PMBA Enduro Series Round Three

Kev
  Round 3 of the PMBA Enduro series doubled as the Northern Championships and the only 2-day event of the series. A 5 hour, 23 mile loop with 5 varied...
Empire Cycles PMBA Enduro Series 2014 Entries Open

Empire Cycles PMBA Enduro Series 2014 Entries Open

Jon Swift
Dates and locations for a new series of Enduro races have been confirmed. Based in the north of England – with a toe dipped into southern Scotland –...
Hope XC Series – Race 4 Report

Hope XC Series – Race 4 Report

Jon Swift
The race on Sunday was the conclusion of our sixth series and the weather held off to give a dry race for all. We at Brownbacks go on a lot about being a ‘grassroots’...
Planning Submitted for Lee Quarry Trailhead

Planning Submitted for Lee Quarry Trailhead

Jon Swift
The planning application has finally been submitted for the new trail head at Lee Quarry. The initial bidding process to find a preferred development partner, issues...
Autumn Events

Autumn Events

Jon Swift
It’s autumn, the trails are damp again, the temperatures have dropped and the nights are closing in. Depressed, you shouldn’t be with the range of events...
The Enduros are Coming & Cockhill DH Opening

The Enduros are Coming & Cockhill DH Opening

Jon Swift
We’ve got a number of exciting new events coming across the patch in the near future. The first one is the ‘Ard Rock Enduro in North Yorkshire on the...
Hope XC Series Race 1 Report

Hope XC Series Race 1 Report

Jon Swift
608 miles. That’s how far Phil Lenney (GWB-ACTIV) travelled on Sunday to take part in Round 1 of the Brownbacks Hope XC Race Series for 2013. If you’re...
Brownbacks 2013

Brownbacks 2013

Jon Swift
The Hope XC Series is back for 2013! Brownbacks Racing are delighted to announce the return of their highly-acclaimed Hope Technology cross country race series for...
Lee Quarry Bike Rack Controversy!

Lee Quarry Bike Rack Controversy!

Jon Swift
Controversy has been stirred up by the approval of a planning application by Rossendale Borough Council for a new sculptural bike rack at the entrance to Futures...
When’s a Trail Centre not a Trail Centre?

When’s a Trail Centre not a Trail Centre?

Jon Swift
07.01.13 –  About eighteen months ago an idea started to form off the back of comments being made on forums about riders who only ever visit trail centres,...
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