Is Fort William Cancelled?

After previously announcing that the Fort William downhill World Cup would go on without spectators, the organizers have now canceled the event, with a decision on a potential future date to be announced in the coming weeks.

Is Fort William Cancelled?

After previously announcing that the Fort William downhill World Cup would go on without spectators, the organizers have now canceled the event, with a decision on a potential future date to be announced in the coming weeks.

Where is Fort William Downhill?

Nevis Range
Home of the UCI Fort William Downhill World Cup since 2002 Nevis Range has been home to the UCI Fort William World Cup since 2002. An event not to be missed and the only one of it’s kind in the UK, the UCI Fort William World Cup attracts thousands of mountain bike enthusiasts from all over the world.

How long is Fort William DH track?

3km long
Track length The track is a monster! It’s the longest on the calendar at close to 3km long, and is known to break bodies and bikes in equal measure. Large granite rocks are broken up and formed into a path, which constantly vibrates the rider, so fatigue is truly a limiting factor on a hill like this.

Why was Fort William Cancelled?

Fort William cancelled, maybe postponed Now, the classic venue in Scotland is also looking for a new calendar date. “Organisers were forced to make this decision after concluding that it would be impossible to hold the event to the safety standards imposed by the current pandemic,” reads the UCI press release.

Why was Fort William DH Cancelled?

Coming less than a month after revealing the plan to hold the event without spectators, the choice was made to cancel the World Cup round. The organiser of the event said: “the risks and challenges are too great to proceed with the event according to the safety standards imposed by the current pandemic.”

How hard is Fort William Downhill?

The trail is a tough one for its ‘red’ grade, but can be negotiated by intermediate riders with care. The start is only a two-minute ride from the lift station so can be repeated to your heart’s content. The Nevis Range Gondola quickly takes riders from 100 m to 632 m. Once at the top it’s all downhill fun!

Where in the world is Fort William?

Fort William is a fort in Hastings, Calcutta (Kolkata). It was built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. It sits on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River, the major distributary of the River Ganges. One of Kolkata’s most enduring Raj-era edifices, it extends over an area of 70.9 hectares.

Is Fort William open for public?

It is open all days of the week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visitors need to take a special permit from the Commanding Officer to visit it.

Who ran Fort William?

A typical room at Fort William Historical Park. A star-shaped door handle. One of the cannons near the main entrance to the park….Fort William Historical Park.

Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Type Historical Park
General Manager Patrick Morash (Acting)
Owner Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
Website www.fwhp.ca

What’s new at the Fort William UCI Mountain Bike World Cup?

The return of the Fort William UCI Mountain Bike World Cup also has a new main partner for 2022. Online bike retailer Freewheel.co.uk is sponsoring the event as well as being part of the Madison Saracen Team, one of the leading UCI Elite Teams.

When are mountain bike World Cup 2022 tickets on sale?

Early Bird Tickets are now on sale for the Mountain Bike World Cup which will be back at Nevis Range on the 21-22 of May 2022! The Early Bird tickets can save you up to 20% on standard prices and available now on our website tickets starting at £18.15 for adults and £9.90 for children (aged 6 – 17 years old).

When is the Fort William World Cup 2022?

The Fort William World Cup Returns 21st-22nd May 2022. (Really) Early bird tickets go online November 30th 2021 ahead of the return of World Cup downhill to Nevis Range this coming May.

Why buy early bird tickets for the 2022 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup?

Buy Early Bird tickets and guarantee your place at the 2022 Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William. Early Bird tickets save you around 20% off full price tickets and they make the ideal Christmas gift. But remember, they are only available for a limited period.