On 3 & 4 June the world of gravity mountain biking descends on its spiritual home – Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.
With the two reigning UCI Downhill World Champions, Danny Hart and Rachel Atherton, both Brits, Fort William 2017 will most definitely be the Home of the Brave.
DANNY LAUNCHES 2017
Danny Hart (MS Mondraker Team) ended the 2016 World Cup season in dominating form – with three World Cup wins and a second UCI World Championship title. But, he has yet to take the win in Fort William. Could this be the year?
He recently took a break from training to help launch Fort William 2017 – complete with sword, non-UCI approved helmet and piper. A morning spent clambering over rocks in Edinburgh delivered some great shots for the papers as well as highlighting one of the major stars coming to Fort William this June.
We’re taking special interest in local rider Jacob Dickson (Ginger Ripper). Having just joined the Giant Factory Off Road Team earlier this year. Super excited to follow his progress . Onwards and upwards. To be continued …..