Red Bull Hardline is back for its eighth edition and has strengthened its status as one of the toughest downhill mountain bike races in the world. This year’s course is a brutal part-downhill, part-freeride track set in the heart of Wales’s Dyfi Valley – which should make this year’s event the hardest yet. Here’s the essential guide to Hardline kicking off in just over 12 hours from now….
By Mike Branch | Photography Dan Griffiths
It’s been a huge few days in Wales for practice and first hits at Red Bull Hardline. There’s been some big crashes with George Brannigan having a heavy crash leading to a broken collar bone and putting him on the sidelines for the event, Bernard Kerr managed to walk away from a big crash in practice and there’s been some other testing of the dirt by a few riders.
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Get set for the full event this evening Australian Eastern Standard time at 2100. It’s going to be the best Hardline yet and one that will go down in the history books. Gee Atherton is back for his first race since his huge crash shooting video nearly 18 months ago and the World’s best riders will battle it out on the track. Stay tuned to Brakes Wide Open for the race results and replay….