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Friday, May 02, 2008

Come and have a go if you think you're hard enough!


It's not often that my wee country can hold it's head up and shout "Look at us!", but from the 6th to the 8th of June that's exactly what we'll be doing when the mountain bike World Cup comes to Fort William.
Now mountain biking is definitely 'my thing' so I'm not trying to convert anyone, but I think I'm entitled to shout about my homeland and about how good a show we can put on.
Mountain biking is big news in Scotland, mostly due to our landscape seemingly custom designed for it. Bizarrely, we also seem to have the right backing, from the right government agencies, all at the right time! (That means you, Forestry Commission!)
Glentress Forest regularly wins awards, indeed it was voted Worlds Best Trail in 2005, and (thank fuck!) it's only an hour from my home.
So if you found that video exciting, and you fancy a weekend away, come and give us a go. We're not all hoodie wearing, Buckfast swilling, knife carrying, thugs. Honest.

5 comments:

Ron, Apparently said...

Just most of yis.

Inchy said...

Oi! Shut it, Welshy!

Steve said...

Sir, I salute you and the homeland of my father.

sparsely kate said...

I just like imagining how you sound when you talk. But cross country bike riding is pretty cool too.

Lost Jimmy said...

Ah the fresh Highland air and Persistant rain or should that be pissistant rain!