Fort William 2012: Tech from the pits

By Doddy in Fort William | Saturday, June 9, 2012 5.20pm

Yet again it seems that Fort William is going to escape the worst of the weather. We left behind a wet and windy Bristol on Friday morning and arrived on site to a combination of dark skies and bright sunshine.

The midges are out in force and we’re scratching ourselves silly whilst writing this in the media tent, just before our trip out on the famous downhill track to watch qualifying.

Earlier this morning we checked out what was going on in the pits whilst the riders were out warming up. Check out the image gallery for a look at what we found.

There’s a lot of talk about the new 35mm bars. the guys at mbuk magazine are on them and rate them, although they’re so stiff that some people are questioning if they might fatigue riders on rougher tracks like fort william: there’s a lot of talk about the new 35mm bars. the guys at mbuk magazine are on them and rate them, although they’re so stiff that some people are questioning if they might fatigue riders on rougher tracks like fort william

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