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Highlights from MT ZOOM supported racers, the summer so far.

Putting our products to the toughest race tests, there’s been loads of top results across recent months from MT ZOOM supported riders.

Isla Short

Scottish Junior XC star Isla Short has taken things onto a different level in 2014. Dominating all rounds the British National Cross country series Isla recently won the British National XC Champs in juniors.

Isla Champs

Most impressive are laps times which would put her very near the top step in the ladies Elite races. After winning the National junior jersey Isla will be representing the UK abroad in the forthcoming World XC Championship.

Isla ride

She is to hoping to build upon her strong European results earlier in the year to do well at the Worlds at Hafjell, Norway in September. Good luck!

Jason Miles

Ultra distance stalwart has been clocking up more impressive performances. After a number of years trying, he won the solo category at the UK’s biggest 24 hour race in June, Mountain Mayhem. Well done, fella.

Jason

Phil Simcock

Talking of ultra distance, Jason’s JMC teammate Phil Simcock won the Highland Trail 550 … a challenging 550+ mile route in tough weather conditions across in the Scottish Highlands. 4 days of hardcore backpacking, sleep deprivation adventurous rough riding saw him beat all the other competitors and build up a rather big post race appetite.

Phil

Richard Rothwell

Prior to a nasty collar bone break, Rich grabbed second in the Veterans category at the UK National marathon championship.

Rich

Iwona Szmyd

Iwona has been winning plenty of stuff this season.

Iwona marg

She won the Erlestoke 12 hour race, Margam Madness 4 hour and was 2nd on the 30+ category in the Beskidy Trophy stage race in Poland.

Beskidy trophy

Luis Araujo & Rui Marreiros

Over in Portugal Luis Araujo and Rui Marreiros won the 6 hour pairs in the Oakley Urban bike race in Faro. Looked like fun in the sun.

Luis

MT ZOOM supported riders have been doing well across the UK in the cross country races

Tom Bell won the Northern XC Championships.

Tom

XC Racer team

After some British National XC victories in the Masters Category Phil Morris won the Welsh regional championships.

Phil Mor

In the Eastern Regional Champs Paddy Atkinson won the junior xc champs and Anthony White won in the Vets category.

Paddy

Ant won some Vets marathon races, including Margam Madness 4 hour and the Bristol Bikefest 6 hour as well a coupling up with Iwona Szmyd to win the 24 hour mixed pairs at the Bontrager 24/12 race.

24 12

XCracer.com’s Louise Robinson had a very creditable 2nd in the 12 hour race at the Bontrager event.

Louise 24 12

Marathon MTB Team

The Marathon MTB team have been clocking up some strong Marathon and stage race results in Australia.

Sudety

In Europe Mike Blewitt and Imogen Stubbs got 3rd in a very competitive mixed category of the Sudety MTB stage race in Poland.

Sudety 2

Good luck to the duo in their ongoing European odyssey.