Halo BDS Rd 4, Llangollen This Weekend

June 22nd, 2011

By Factory Jackson in Features

This week end marks the fourth round of Halo BDS Series and what has so far proved to be an amazing season of domestic racing here in the UK, where the Halo BDS series is rapidly becoming the world’s number one domestic race series regularly frequented by an international field of world class downhill racers. This week end, the series hits the infamous, steep and technical Llangollen where the racing will undoubtably will fierce and fast regardless of the weather, which fingers crossed, will be glorious.

The weekend’s details, direct from Si –  “Parking, spectating and camping are free for this beautiful venue so come and turn up and enjoy the action. We have 320 of the fastest racers in the U.K booked in for you to come and watch tear up the track on Saturday with nine hours of practice to fill your boots with. Sunday is race day with practice early doors followed by seeding runs at 11:00 followed by race runs come 14:00.

Fancy killing two birds with one stone? Co-ed Llandegla is only 20minutes away so drop a few laps in on the all mountain rig and then pop on over to watch the racing Sunday afternoon.

The Halo BDS offers the following at each round:

-£1,000.00 for the No1 Elite Racer.

-£2,000.00 for the runners up.

-£1,000.00 Tag Heuer watch for the fastest rider through the speed trap.

-£7,000 in category prizes.

-UCI Cat 2 Points.

-Live timing by Tag Heuer (includes splits and speed trap)

-Commentating by Toby Parodi and Eurosports World Cup DH Commentator Si Paton.

-Large marquee and fresh food, bar and refreshments.

-Muc-Off Jet Wash.

-Huge pit area with trade and retail stands.

-Riders and spectators massages.

-Ginger Ricks free mechanical services to keep you rolling.

-SRAM Service Centre.

-Hope Technology Service Centre.

-Monster Energy sound system.

-Monster Energy Drinks for all competing athletes.

-Bar (Beer/Cider)

p.s Any kids want a nice Halo BDS trophy? We have a load left over after rd3 at

Glencoe was cancelled so pop on over and see Hensley and Buzz and they will hand

them out to you, no charge.”

1st picture is Brendan Fairclough and  the 2nd picture (crash) is Kurtis Knowles, courtesy of Phunkt.com

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