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HK Bike Fest Photos are In our Gallery

Thanks to everyone who showed up at the HK Mountain Bike Fest on sunday oct 3 2010. we are slowly getting photo compilations  into our gallery so stay tuned ...

Siuyu Yeung (Paul)  from Lamma was one of the race marshals for the SF Classic. He has graciously shared his photos with us and you can visit his gallery here: Siuyu Yeung HK MTB Fest 2010 Photo Gallery

SF Classic Super-D finish line photos are here

Lam Wing Hau (Ken) has provided photos of the XC racers near the junction of Tin Fun Tsai. A few even seem to be enjoying the hill climb

Original size files for all of the pictures are available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting the gallery name and image names.

Plus videos!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeO7pABSim4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpMgJy0sPbQ

 

The Danger Zone Presents: DIRT ROCKS

Sunday Oct 10th - Mini DH races on their extended track - Prizes & Giveaways

More info at Danger Zone

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SF Express and HKMBA are proud to present The SF Classic Super-D Downhill race as part of the HK Mountain BIKE FEST to be held on Oct 3, 2010 in Tai Lam Country Park

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The SF Classic, Hong Kong’s first Super D race. This unique time trial race will challenge competitors over the grueling 6k downhill trail of Tai Mo Shan.

Entries are limited so act quickly and enter the SF Classic here.

An XC event is also being held. Click here for more details.

With over HK$38,300 in cash and prize give aways, this is the largest purse for any mountain bike event in Hong Kong.

PLUS you will get a chance to enter into our lucky draw where you could win a CHIRU “Laktik” frame worth HK$8500. Go to www.chirubikes.com and check them out.

Categories:

Male

1. Junior (16-19 – with parental consent)
2. 20-29
3. 30-39
4. 40+

Women’s Open


Cash prize purse:
Men.

1. Junior (16-19) - Gold - HK$ 1000, Sliver - HK$ 500, Bronze - HK$ 300
2. 20 - 29 - Gold - HK$ 1000, Sliver - HK$ 500, Bronze - HK$ 300
3. 30 - 39 - Gold - HK$ 1000, Sliver - HK$ 500, Bronze - HK$ 300
4. 40 + - Gold - HK$ 1000, Sliver - HK$ 500, Bronze - HK$ 300

Female - Gold - HK$5000, Sliver - HK$2500, Bronze - HK$1000

Overall winners cash prize:

* Fastest overall time - HK$ 12,000
* 2nd overall - HK$ 5000
* 3rd overall - HK$ 3000

START location for Downhill is Route Twisk Road above AFCD branch office.

FINISH location is Ho Pui BBQ.

IMPORTANT -SEEDING start order to be determined by those putting their EXPECTED FINISHING TIME IN BIOGRAPHY LINE in online application form. FASTEST riders will have priority going early.

Registration opens immediately and please visit the Action Asia Events website

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Danger Zone rules!

Bike Jam Sunday June 13th. More info at Danger Zone

Bike Park is now FREE !!

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South Lantau Feasibility Study - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The HKMBA finally cast its eyes on the long anticipated results from the South Lantau Mountain Bike Trail Feasibility study.  Six years and HK$8 million later, we ask: is it acceptable??

 



Earlier this month members of the HKMBA met with the South Lantau project teams from CEDD and Scott Wilson Ltd. informally presented their draft proposal  for the South Lantau MTB trail network. They will not be releasing any information prior to the public
forum so we felt it necessary to do so.

Blood, Sweat and Gears

A documentary on the stuggle of Mountain Bikers in Hong Kong produced by students at the Multimedia Innovation Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Directed by Delan Chow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQBphkpmX6A

 

 

Lamma Enduro Race Photos Are in our Race Photo Gallery

See the lamma enduro from a completely different perspective !!  ... and you'll be asking "what kind of vitamines  does our photographer, Shaun Horrocks, take in the morning?"

Follow this link to the Lamma Enduro  Photo Gallery. If you would like the hi-resolution version of any file please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and state the file name.

 

Hot stuff

heat and hikers hamper the racers at the action asia tai lam xc race. bikers call on government to open more trails

AA Tai Lam Race Photos Are in our Race Photo Gallery

Check to see if our roving photographer, Shaun Horrocks, caught you flying through tai lam country park.

Follow this link to the Race Photo Gallery. If you would like the hi-resolution version of any file please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and state the file name.

 

 

 

Champion at last

Steve Peat and four local riders all have cause to celebrate

Ever since Sierra Nevada in 2000, Steve Peat has had to settle for silver four times. Last year, in Val di Sole he was beaten by fellow Briton Gee Atherton. But, at the age of 35, Peat still hoped of clinching the illusive World Championship title...

 

 

Making inroads 

SOUTH LANTAU MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY “PROJECT UPDATE” 

CEDD the government agency in charge of the South Lantau Mountain Bike Trail Project has been very proactive in assuring a proper trail network will be built in South Lantau... 

Doing the right thing

AFCD ARE REMOVING THE GREEN MATTING FROM THE HO PUI DOWNHILL

In light of recent complaints from concerned mountain bikers, the dangerous green matting, dubbed by some as the “cheese grater”...

 

In for the high jump

TImo Pritzel to attempt a new biking high jump world record in Hong Kong

The free riding legend Timo Pritzel from Germany will be in Hong Kong to try and shatter his own high jump record...

 

Mountain bike politics

Legco member Albert Chan supports the idea of more trails

Earlier in July HKMBA and HKMB, a local mountain bike club joined forces and met with Legco members Mr. Raymond Wong and the Honorable Albert Chan...

Road Rage

HONG KONG ON A BIKE? “NOT YET” SAYS ROB PARKS

The cycling conference “ Hong Kong on a bike” held on 23rd May, highlighted the decline in the governments attitude towards sharing the roads with cyclists...

Two’s company, three’s a crowd

SRAM launches its new hi-end XX groupset

For months it has been widely trailed on the Internet, but finally SRAM’s all new and super high-end XX groupset is here...

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