AND TRACY CONTINUES HER WINNING WAYSWhen Will Longden gets everything right he's unbeatable and the MBUK/SCOTT ace was very much on it for Round 2 of the NPS Downhill Series at Ae Forest this weekend. Will won the seeding run in the peeing rain on a washed out track on the Saturday and both the race runs on the dry and dusty Sunday.
He didn't have to compete with Steve Peat, unfortunately. MBUK's unique 'ring the World Champion' race report system found Steve with a very stiff wrist after he tore a bit of bone out of it at Big Bear (see PEATY WRITES in All Mag news).
So will Steve be able to ride at Fort Bill next weekend?
"I'll be able to ride, the question is how hard I'll be able to push. I'm just trying to move the wrist at the moment so I don't lose muscle. I've already lost some. It's really annoying, but I'm stoked for Will. He's really riding well this year. And he's got his kit right now which helps."
Steve couldn't face the trip to Scotland to be a spectator so he finished his van off and he and Adele took off to North Wales for the weekend, so we're indebted for the details to Royal Racing's Marc Beaumont who came a very creditable 5th.
Also to Tracy Moseley who is on a roll at the moment, which we hope will take her to the top of the World Podium this season.
Rob Warner and Nigel Page were back from injury, making 22nd and 19th place, according to the clock, after what appeared very good runs. Both suspect they wuz robbed.
1: WILL LONGDEN
2: FABIEN BAREL
3: CRAWFORD CARRICK-ANDERSON
4: GEE ATHERTON
5: MARC BEAUMONT
1: TRACY MOSELEY
2: FFIONN GRIFFITHS
3: HELEN GASKELL
4: VANESSA QUINN
5: ANJA REES-JONES