Social Roundup: Fort William DH World Cup 2019

May 31, 2019
by Aidan Oliver  



The World Cup circuit makes its annual pilgrimage to Fort William, Scotland for the second round of 2019. With a short break since Maribor, riders have been testing bikes and getting ready for the brutal 2.8km track. Check out all the goings on from social media.




Wyn Masters bringing #wheeliewednesday on the road:






Amaury Pierron slip 'n slide:






Charlie Harrison:


Fresh paint job for the Trek team rider.





Marine Cabirou:


A new tartan helmet for Marine Cabirou.





Angel Suarez:


Despite breaking his collarbone at the first round, Angel Suarez is in Fort William testing out his shoulder.





Specialized Gravity:


Finn Iles and Loic Bruni have been riding at Fort William for the past week testing out a full 29er set up.




Tahnee Seagrave


Tahnee Seagrave and her fancy new whip...





Amaury Pierron:


Fort William is where Amaury Pierron won his first World Cup and where his breakout season started.





Greg Minnaar:


Safe to say Greg Minnaar has a good track record at Fort William, he will be looking to shake off his poor start to the season.






New lid for Brook Macdonald:






Richie Rude:


Richie Rude's throwback to racing DH at Fort William back in the day.





Fresh Fox Kit:


Tahnee and Kaos Seagrave rocking fresh zebra-striped Fox kit for Fort William.





Ohlins:


Fresh Ohlins forks in the Specialized pits.




Dean Lucas:


The weather was typically Scottish for a wet track walk.





Aaron Gwin:


Gwin is still on the hunt for his stolen bike but was able to build up a Large M29 for race day.







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16 Comments

  • + 44
 Everything racing is a throwback for Richie right now...
  • - 2
 yeah kick him while he's down
  • + 14
 @tmanb3: Well he has been on the uppers - that's the problem.
  • + 9
 @tmanb3: I'm sorry was that not fair?
  • + 3
 Tahnee is living pretty large with that Beemer
  • + 1
 What would you do if you get paid the money you get for ranked in the top 2 of the downhill World Cup?
  • + 4
 I think BMW UK can afford to give her an X4 to drive for the weekend. They have quite a few of those loaners.
  • + 1
 @sergeyeremin: It's an M40d according to the badge...a sports coupe with a diesel engine. I didn't know these existed!
  • + 1
 Looks like an overweight hatch to me!!
  • + 1
 @mtnrush666: X4 M40d. It's a freaking SUV, very far from a sports coupe unless you're in BMW marketing ;D
  • + 1
 What's the hype with the zebra kit many riders seem to be riding ?
  • + 1
 raising money for charity. www.zebragrants.org
  • + 2
 fort bill yeahhhh
  • + 2
 Win or lose......
  • + 6
 Fuck Canada Goose
  • + 1
 @colincolin: You got a problem with Canada gooses you got a problem with me and I suggest you let that one marinate.

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