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  • Transcend TV Time

    Last month we were joined for a few days by Sonny & Jim stars of Pinned TV and the one and only McTrail Rider for a little Transcend Bike Festival preview.  So, grab yourself a cuppa, a good few biscuits and tune in cause it’s Transcend TV time! Like what you see? Enter the Transcend…

  • Bergamont Gritopia on the Bergamont Grandurance

    Want to take on Bergamont Gritopia on the best gravel bike on the market? Lucky for you Bergamont are offering you the chance to demo a Grandurance for the event for only £5!  “The Grandurance is from our “All Road” range of bikes, it’s a versatile bike designed to go anywhere your imagination allows from tarmac to…

  • New ‘hard grit’ (or ‘easy grit’) options for Bergamont Gritopia

    So how tough do you like your gravel riding? We’re very pleased to announce a new format for our big gravel adventure. The ride (on Sat 8 June) is based at Transcend Festival in Innerleithen, and the course will offer three more or less separate loops – you can do one, two or all three…

  • Frog Blog | Teach your child to ride a bike in 6 steps

    Frog Bikes have partnered with experts, the parent community, Cycling Coach Steve Miller and Bikability Instructor Adel, to help you get your little ones off to the best start for an active lifestyle and plenty of cycling fun! 1. Find the right fit If you want your child’s ‘learning to ride’ journey to be easy…

  • The Collective storm the 1st round of the Borders Mini Downhill Series

    The 2019 Borders Mini Downhill Series kicked off on Sunday at Innerleithen and it was 4/6 on the podium for the TweedLove Collective. The Birks boys set out with top ten finishes as their goal and nailed it with Ally landing 2nd and Billy 9th in the Juvenile category.  A solid performance from both the…

  • Win BIG with Transcend Bike Festival

    Yeeeow! Win a brand new Specialized Enduro Elite 29, a Frog kids’ bike of your choice and tons more – £8,500 worth of prizes in total!  So what’s all up for grabs? It has a proven track record at races and on trails across the planet, it’s plenty stiff, nice and snappy and with 29″…

  • The Bosch eMTB Challenge supported by Trek

    Europe’s most exciting e-bike adventure, the Bosch eMTB Challenge supported by Trek, comes to the UK for the first time and it’s coming to Transcend Bike Festival! Top trail riding and uphill flow climbing stages combine with enduro style on a big e-xploration of the Tweed Valley trails. Along the way you’ll navigate your way through local landmarks, classic trails and a specially prepared lunch stop. E-bike adventure has arrived in the Tweed Valley – big style.

  • Enjoyro

    Enjoyro – at Innerleithen?

    Previously we have hosted our ‘entry-level’ enduro at Glentress BUT for 2019 it’s moving to Innerleithen as part of our Transcend Festival shindig! Event Date: 09/06/2019 Event Location: Transcend Farm, Innerleithen, Tweed Valley   Does this mean it’s going to be scary difficult? What sort of trails will be involved? Can I still take part?  …

  • The TweedLove Collective

     We are delighted to introduce to you, the kids with the best poker faces in the Valley, The TweedLove Collective, our epic new race team for 2019!  The TweedLove Collective isn’t about results, it’s about the community and us supporting some of the amazing talent that is emerging here in the Tweed Valley. The team are a…

  • TweedLove’s new kids’ events partner

    We are jumping for joy with our new kids partner… In 2013 Jerry and Shelley Lawson set out on a trip to buy bikes for their own two children… a trip which resulted in zero bikes being purchased… So, Jerry and Shelley set about creating quality, lightweight, child-specific bikes that are more fun to ride, easier to…
  • TweedLove’s 2019 Enduros – The Lowdown

    VALLELUJAH ENDURO 2019 23-24 March 2019 | Glentress A Tweed Valley enduro adventure.The first event of the TweedLove Triple Crown series and a chance to ride away the winter blues. The course as usual will be kept under wraps until the event, but the stages will provide an awesome day out – and something a…

    The Whyte Gisburn induction – and the Cyclocross Bug October 31, 2018

    TweedLove Race Team rider Callum Thornley hits a different kind of dirt, on a different kind of bike. I knew my brand new Whyte Gisburn had arrived at Alpine Bikes, and when I got the call saying the bike was ready I was ecstatic to see it. In person, the frames paint job is glorious…

    The Whyte Gisburn induction – and the No Such Thing as a Dry Race

    The Whyte King & Queen of the Hill was the final race of the 2018 TweedLove Triple Crown Enduro Series and this was going to be the most technical of the lot. Beginning up Caberston Forest for 3 steep and physical stages. Then crossing the valley to Traquair Forest for the final 2 stages of…