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Merida Brass Monkeys New Year Hangover - Results and Photographs

by Paul Howard, 07 Jan 18. Results [  ] Photos [ 1» ]

The Minley Mix Up. So I and no doubt many other riders have ridden Minley for over 10 years including every Torq in Your Sleep and thought we had exhausted every course permutation. But somehow the trail team put together a 5 1/2 mile lap that totally switched up all the trails, what an amazing effort! Ground conditions too made for exceptionally good going and that's probably why 100's of competitors more used to horrible sticky mud made descended on the second Brass Monkey...

Gorrick Hot & Cool MTB Challenges 2018

by Jane Lucas, 07 Jan 18.

As you think about which events you’re going to attend this year, you may like to give our highly rated MTB Challenges a go. Organised by our experienced, friendly team, they are timed, choice of distance, fully supported, marked route mtb events run along quiet lanes, tracks, bridleways and singletrack in Hampshire and Wiltshire. We’ve been organising them for some years (they started out as the Test Valley Tour) and they’ve evolved into very popular events that offer something for everyone...

Merida Brass Monkeys Christmas Cracker - Results and Photographs

by Paul Howard, 17 Dec 17. Results [  ] Photos [ 1» ]

Well done to all who rode Round 1 - The Christmas Cracker at Frith Hill. What a great but tough little course twisting and flowing for over 5 miles making good use of the varied terrain and features of the land. Many riders who are more used to slogging round their local patch in sticky mud at this time of year were pleased to find trail conditions were good.

10th Merida Brass Monkeys XC enduro Series 2017/18

by Jane Lucas, 16 Nov 17.

Coming up soon will be the Brass Monkey XC Enduro Series, headline sponsored by Merida.  This hugely popular Series uses outstanding venues and has 5-6 mile laps on great fun courses...

Gorrick 25th Anniversary Event Crowthorne - Results and Photographs

by Paul Howard, 05 Nov 17. Results [  ] Photos [ 1» ]

After a chilly start we enjoyed a sunny day of hotly contested racing on a fantastic Crowthorne Wood course. It maybe 25 years since the first Gorrick events but this venue always impresses with the variety of trails...

10th Merida Brass Monkeys XC Enduro Series 2017/18

by Jane Lucas, 23 Oct 17.

Entry is open for the upcoming 10th 3 Round Brass Monkey Series, headline sponsored by Merida Bikes and supported by a raft of other sponsors. This hugely popular Series uses outstanding venues especially chosen for their suitability for mountain bike XC enduro racing on 5-6 mile laps...

Gorrick 25th Anniversary Event - Sunday 5 November

by Jane Lucas, 16 Oct 17.

After the huge disappointment of having to cancel the G25 #1, we are really looking forward to our 25th Anniversary XC race event on Sunday 5 November at Crowthorne Wood. You can expect a classic XC course at the venue where it all began for us, with full facilities, great trophies plus spot prizes from Gorrick's sponsors and supporters...

Cold MTB Challenge - Results and Photographs

by Paul Howard, 15 Oct 17. Results [  ] Photos [ 1» ]

A great day and course at the Challenge...

Kawasaki G25 on 8 October CANCELLED

by Jane Lucas, 02 Oct 17.

The Kawasaki G25 on 8 October has had to be CANCELLED because the military has now withdrawn permission for Caesar's Camp to be used for any outside events in October and November. Ours is not the only event affected.

Gorrick G25 Anniversary Events this Autumn

by Jane Lucas, 06 Sep 17.

When we organised our first mountain bike event in 1992 at Crowthorne Wood, we had no idea that we’d still be running events 25 years later. To mark this milestone we have two unique events this Autumn. Here are details of how G25 #1 works...

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