The start ramp is in, the new lines are cut, the drops are built, the berms are shaped, the jumps are up, and only the final fettling remains.
Here’s some pics to wet the appetite for the best track yet, and if you want a chance to ride this one race only track, get your entry in now!
Not long to go now ! The diggers are working hard on an epic finish in the field, the trail faeries are up on the hill fine tuning the course. Day entries will be available if the race doesn’t sell out. Entries here.
Want to premier your film at the iXS Cup Innerleithen film night ? We invite all amateur film makers to submit a film for our film competition.
Entries opened today for the Mini DH event on 16th June, running alongside the iXS Cup at Innerleithen.
Information here and entry site here.
The Mini DH is a push-up DH event for ages 10-16, on a short course finishing in the iXS Cup event arena. We expect this event to sell out so get signed up now !
We are looking for helpers to marshal the course, run the Mini DH, and assist with crowd control and parking management during the event. Find out more here.
We announced the full schedule for the iXS Cup weekend today, which even includes a visit from the Olympic Torch ! Full details on everything to do and see, its not just about the bikes !
iXS entries are now open, and details can be found on the Enter page.
The iXS European Downhill Cup returns to Innerleithen, Scotland for the only UK round of Europe’s premier downhill series. Running over three days from 15th—17th June, the World’s best downhill racers will pit their skills against each other at the spiritual home of the UK downhill scene.
The fun starts on Thursday 14th June at the Film Night in the Union Club at 19.15. On Friday it’s practice for the riders and the Official iXS Cup Innerleithen Launch Party in the Traquair Arms, with all welcome from 20.00 to enjoy the disco and relax outdoors in the marquee to bask in the Scottish summer evening.
It’s down to serious business on Saturday, race seeding runs start 14.30. While that is going on there is a Mini DH race for the younger riders. Hang around in the arena for the early evening dual slalom, open to all with £3 entry fee, just bring a bike and a helmet.
Sunday is the main event, the iXS European Downhill Cup Innerleithen race finals. The riders get a bit of last minute practice in the morning then it’s race heads on for the big day from 12.30 ! Podiums will take place 30 mins after the last rider crosses the line.