RACING STARTS THIS WEEKEND !
The TerraVenture event season kicks off with a bang this weekend at the first round of the Scottish National Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing Series 2019! The first event has already received over 380 entries and we will be there at Cathkin Braes this Sunday 17th March 2019 with our MSC Tires stall. You will be able to see our UCI XCO World Cup (Cat) winning MSC Roller and WEMBO 24hr MTB World Championship (Cat) winning MSC Tractor tyres. Anyone entered to race qualifies for a special discount so remember to pick up one of our rider flyers when signing on to receive a discount at the stall or on our website after the event.
It’s looking like it has been a great choice of venue for the first SXC event of the season, with some typical Scottish Spring weather meaning the all-weather nature of the Cathkin Braes track will play a significant role in preventing the course from getting too cut up and keep the racing lively for the first race of the season! There is also the amazing new Velo Solutions pump track for the kids (young and old) to have a play or pre race warm up.
The SXC series is not just for the top competitors, there are categories to suit your age group and ability, from Elite / Expert, Vets, Sport and Taster as well as Youth, Junior and Juvenile categories. There will also be U12 events to provide great racing for the next generation of young athletes! It is a great opportunity to test your fitness, even better sign up with a friend! This weekend on the day entries will still be available for the Taster category or get signed up for one fo the remaining events in the series.
The SXC Series this year has 6 rounds including the Scottish National Championships on the great track at Lochore Meadows in Fife. We are excited to be working alongside the other event partners, including series title sponsor Shimano, Bike Yogurt, Sufferfest and Big Bobble Hats! More details available on the SXC website, Facebook page and British Cycling website. (Links below)
Being an event sponsor is a commitment not only to supporting local Scottish events but also to all our customers and brand users who attend them. This year we are at different cycling events nearly every weekend throughout the race season, including the SXC, Scottish Enduro Series, Highland Hardline DH series and the great Muckmedden 6-hours and Fair City Enduro events. So don’t be shy, come in for a chat or come to us if you have any issues you think we could help with.
We will also have on show our outstanding Megamo Track Carbon XC Race bike, high spec PMP Nitro XC Race wheels. Will will have our great collection of Doppio Slavo Cycling Socks and some unique tech from PostFender and Hookabike.
Last season our MSC Tires supported rider Joanne Thom won consecutive British XC Series races in Female Masters and proved her calibre by doing the double, winning the British Series overall and the female masters championship title on our MSC Rollers. We wish her all the best on her debut in Women’s Elite this year and our official SXC Info page will be online soon with full details of the rest of the seasons events and our ambassadors racing experiences!
We look forward to a busy SXC Season and would like to thank the organisers for giving us the opportunity to be involved.
British Cycling race dates and entry link:
SERIES ENTRY LINK
17th March 2019 – Cathkin Braes
31st March 2019 – Dalbeattie
5th May 2019 – Linlithgow
16th June 2019 – Aberdeen
11th August 2019 – Lochore Meadows (Champs)
1st September 2019 – Glentress