Video: Isla Short Tackles Tricky Scottish Winter Conditions

Apr 2, 2021
by Ed Spratt  

bigquotesIsla Short, an Orbea Factory Team rider, tells us how she trains during the Scottish winter. With a fun, charismatic personality, this season Isla will sport the team colors around the world in top-level XC competition, as she experiences some adventures and faces some very exciting personal challenges. Orbea


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 Great video- makes you just want to ride your bike!
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 Second that.
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 PSSSTTTT...Isla...there's this thing called should try it...They uh.. have cookies and go uphill! =)
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 Amazing video! It was super fun to watch with great music, the landscapes and trails are beautiful. While Isla's charisma and attitude just make it whole, also extra points for the rain. Great job!
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 I've wanted to get back to Scotland with a bike. Reminder of the appreciation one has for folks who have to ride in adventurous conditions if they want to ride. I think "fair weather rider" is a foreign concept across the wee pond.
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 It's been a heck of a winter for riding bikes. Half a metre of snow on the ground for weeks then endless rain, snow melt and 40mph winds, and trails that are basically a black line through a swamp. And yet every ride I've been on there's been someone else out enjoying themselves.
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 Love watching Isla race XC, I believe it was at Leogang there was a super long mud hill, she slid out but was smiling the whole way. She’s the type of racer that makes you remember why you love riding.
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 The brakes squeaking goes well with the music.
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 I am looking forward to the World Cup season...if it can happen.
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 Amazing Video! Makes you wanna ride your bike, loving the Peat and Diesel music as well
  • 11 9
 She is super cute Smile
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 At last a wet and muddy video that deserves the description
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 Aw Isla, you are hilarious
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 Great smile!
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