The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup returns to Fort William in June for what organisers are touting as the 10th year running* and you can buy tickets now.
If you book before 31 December, you’ll pay 2010 prices, with early bird adult passes costing £18-£41, depending on how many days you want to go for.
Racing takes place on 4-5 June 2011, with both downhill and four-cross titles up for grabs. A record 18,000 spectators attended this year’s even. To find out more or buy tickets, visit www.fortwilliamworldcup.co.uk.
Also available is a calendar which includes highlights from the past decade of downhill, four-cross and cross-country racing at Fort Bill, including historic home victories for Gee Atherton, Steve Peat, Ruaridh Cunningham and Tracy Moseley (who holds the record for most World Cup wins at the venue – five). Visit www.lulu.com/product/calendar/2011-fort-william-calendar/13834382 for details.
* In 2007 the Scottish venue actually hosted the World Championships instead, but who’s counting?