Cannondale - I've been riding Cannondale bikes for a couple of years now and I'm pleased to continue with their support. The Scalpel I use for XC racing is the quickest thing I've ever pedalled off-road and is a testament to the development that goes into their products. On the road I'm using the ledgendary SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod which is a super light, super stiff machine on which I manageed to win my first National Champs jersey in 2017. -

Schwalbe - Schwable are the benchmark for XC MTB tyres and are a popular choice for racers across the globe. Their XC range has something to suit whatever conditions you may be faced with on race day from Furious Fred for when the trails are bone dry to the open tread Rocket Ron when the weather has turned the ground bottomless. The Racing Ralph tends to suit most race conditions and if you're looking for a lightweight everyday trail riding tyre. Combined with their new Addix compounds range you cannot go wrong -

Mavic - I've been riding in Mavic's range of shoes for many years and the power transfer you can achieve in both the road and MTB shoes is impressive especially considering the level of comfort they offer. -

Fabric - Fabric componenets and accessories are raising the bar when it comes to form and function. Not only do they work really well they look good and are built to last. Whether it's a new multitool, CO2 inflator or some new lights you should give them a try -

Muc-Off - Having some of the nicest machinery ro ride that money can buy means I need some way of keeping them looking a million dollars. Muc-Off products do just that and have a fantatic product range that is expanding to include creams and balms for the athlete to keep you in great shape -

Firecrest MTB - Ian at Firecrest MTB has done wonders for my technical riding ability. I always felt it was one of my stronger points and I like to think of myself as a fairly confident rider but Ian has taken this to a new level. He doesn't just work with racers but being an ex-Elite XC racer himself he understands exactly what's required to get those lap times down. However, if you just want to improve your skills on the bike, be it XC or Downhill, then I'd strongly recommend Firecrest MTB. After just one session with Ian you'll be able to impress your mates with your new–found speed -

Working Bodies - Liz at Working Bodies in Towcester helps keep me free from injury by really going to work on all the aches and pains that racing inflicts on the body. She's used to working with athletes at Olympic level so understands just what's required from those in competition -

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