Lee and Cragg Quarries News

Brownbacks Donate to the Mountain Rescue

Brownbacks Donate to the Mountain Rescue

Jon Swift
Brownbacks Cheque Where did last years money go? Brownbacks not only organises some of the best racing around it also aims to support the local community. Our all...
PMBA at The Singletrack Weekender

PMBA at The Singletrack Weekender

Jon Swift
Last weekend saw the third annual Singletrack magazine Weekender, this year sponsored by Shimano through their UK importers, Madison. We were there as well, did...
New Map for Lee and Cragg Quarries

New Map for Lee and Cragg Quarries

Jon Swift
Finally we have a map for the trails at Lee and Cragg Quarries so there should be no more hunting for that elusive link across across to Cragg or excuses for not...
Brownbacks Hope XC Series 4 Race Dates

Brownbacks Hope XC Series 4 Race Dates

Jon Swift
Race 2 is fast approaching so get ready for a new course and more fun in the quarry. Race 1 saw some of the new trails built to train the British Cycling XC squad...
Hope XC Series Race 1 (5th June) Report

Hope XC Series Race 1 (5th June) Report

Jon Swift
With a record 131 riders signing on to start the first race of 2011 the series started as a roaring success. Despite poor weather during the course setup (the local...
Lee Quarry Complex Expansion Plans

Lee Quarry Complex Expansion Plans

Jon Swift
Plans to extend the Lee Quarry Trail network over into nearby Facit Quarry are a step closer this week after site meetings were held to discuss the proposed trails....
Entries for Hope XC Series 2011 Now Open

Entries for Hope XC Series 2011 Now Open

Jon Swift
The day for race one is getting closer and we want to see your entries!! This grass roots racing series is back again with the same friendly atmosphere, the same...
Hope XC Race Series 2011 Launches

Hope XC Race Series 2011 Launches

Jon Swift
Following the resounding success of 2010 the team have drawn on the massive rider and sponsor support and are back for 4 dates in 2011: 5th June, 24th July, 21st...
Lee Quarry Update

Lee Quarry Update

Jon Swift
Lee Quarry is too dry, not a common complaint but ironically the case when we were repairing trails last Sunday. A good turn out of people including a fair contingent...
Lee Quarry Repair Dig Day

Lee Quarry Repair Dig Day

dpadmin
For those of you desperate to get up to Lee Quarry and build trails there’s a dig day planned for Sunday the 17th of April. Meeting at 10am in the quarry (you...
Riders needed at Lee Quarry to be on the Telly

Riders needed at Lee Quarry to be on the Telly

Jon Swift
Country Tracks are going to be filming in Lee Quarry next Thursday 31st morning from 10.30 onwards. Ali C is going to be riding for them but they would quite like...
Lee & Cragg Update

Lee & Cragg Update

Jon Swift
Update from Tony Lund: New sections of trail at Lee and Cragg Quarries are finished, Rowan and Back on Track will be back in June for a few days to do a bit of snagging...
Singletrack Weekender Entries Now Open

Singletrack Weekender Entries Now Open

Jon Swift
Singletrack magazines weekender event to be held once again in Lee Quarry, is now open for entries. 3 events, one bike will sort the ultimate riders from the weekend...
Construction Underway in Lee & Cragg Quarries

Construction Underway in Lee & Cragg Quarries

Jon Swift
Yet more trails and a second bigger pump track are under construction in Lee Quarry with additional trails to follow in Cragg Quarry as well. The works are once...
British Cycling at Lee Quarry

British Cycling at Lee Quarry

Jon Swift
This Saturday 5th Feb we have some members of the British Cycling xc team including Liam Killeen amongst others coming to do a bit of a PR exercise with local politicians...
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