archive for the ‘events’ category

watching the pro’s & autumn mtb’ing

September 27th, 2012

Riding with guests and watching the professionals at the Saalfelden UCI World Cup Championships. It’s been a fun month, just one or two more groups then it is time for the ski season!

men’s UCI XCO World Championships

September 22nd, 2012

Next onto the Men’s race in Saalfelden. Would Julien Absalon be able to compete with the world class Swiss.

woman’s UCI World Championships in Saalfelden

September 20th, 2012

An exciting, tricky course for the finale of the UCI XCO Women’s World Championships. Our guests and I enjoyed a day out in Saalfelden.

march top 3

March 6th, 2011

Horses biting

A look back at the goings on at Up and Downhill in March in previous years. This is a quick selection of our favourite posts, polo on snow, loads of other activities to enjoy in the Austrian alps in winter and some fun tobogganing videos.

october gone by

October 7th, 2010

On a berm, nearly

A look back at the goings on at Up and Downhill in October in previous years. This is a quick selection of our favourite posts, how to press apples, how to chop logs (quickly), a look at loads of twitter posts and a riding with our guets from Poland.

september in the alps

September 5th, 2010

Singletrack trails in the heart of the Wilder Kaiser

A look back at the goings on at Up and Downhill in September in previous years. This is a quick selection of our favourite posts, A World Cup event, guests from England and Greece plus a festival that holds a world record.

back in may

May 3rd, 2010

A look back as the goings on at Up and Downhill in May in previous years. This is a quick selection of our favourite posts, a May ski tour and loads of getting ready for the bike season.

winter polo in reith, kitzbühel

January 17th, 2010

Shock

A new format on an old post. Check out the winter Polo event we visit each year. Loads of action and the odd tumble or two…

st. nikolaus and krampus

December 18th, 2009

Krampus

The festival events start even earlier in Austria than England (apart from the TV ads in the UK which I really don’t miss). I apologise for the lack of mountain biking…

26trix leogang bike park

July 13th, 2009

The approach

26trix brings together the World’s best riders to compete in a dirt jump competition, we spent a somewhat wet afternoon watching these guys ride bikes like we never will…