There is no better way to practice racing than by actually racing.
The ability to bring your physical, mental and mechanical preparation together in the same place, at the same time, while under the pressure of competition just can’t be replicated anywhere else.
With this in mind, the UK Downhill and Enduro series are here.
UK Downhill Series
The downhill series is consists of 5 events this year with the National Championships being held half way through. The events on the calendar are:
Round 1: Cwmcarn 7-8 April
Round 2: Fort William 12-13 May
Round 3: Rheola 30 June – 1 July
Round 4: Rhyd-Y-Felin 11-12 August
Round 5: Bringewood 22-23 September
National Championships: Glencoe 21-22 July
Event entry is via the British Cycling website.
There’s also more information on the series at the UK National Downhill Series section of the website.
UK Gravity Enduro Series
The enduro series this year also consists of 5 events with the possibility of a women’s specific event at round 2. The events on the calendar are:
Round 1: Innerliethen 28th-29th April
Round 2: Eastridge 26th-27th May
Round 3: Afan 23rd-24th June
Round 4: Ae Forest 25th-26th August
Round 5: Dyfi Forest 15th-16th September
Event entry is via the moredirt website.
For more information you can visit the UK Gravity Enduro series website.
If you are going to take the time to practice, practice like the elite.