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London Phoenix battle over the 3 Peaks

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© Ed Rollason www.edrollasonphotography.co.uk Phoenix lady Astrid Wingler took part in the 3 Peaks cyclocross race over the 3 highest peaks in the Yorkshire Dales and, according to the organisers, is the toughest cross race in the UK. This year’s wet conditions made the race particularly hard. The lower slopes of Ingleborough were turned into […]

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London Phoenix nail the Cristalp

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Simon Pemberton of London Phoenix came out of retirement last week to tackle the Grand Raid Cristalp, an immense 5,430m ascent mountain bike race from Verbier to Grimentz comprising vertical scree, 1,500m descents and far too much time (in Simons case) carrying your bike over crazy rocky terrain. A time of 10:45 places him 303 […]

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London Phoenix Chix

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Yes indeed, we LP ladies always like to represent at the key MTB features of the mountain biking calendar and this year is set to be no different! With LP representation in Gorrick Winter Brass Monkeys, Thetford winter series, Gorrick Spring Saddle Skedaddle and Rampage XC we also have teams registered for these monumental milestones […]

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End of season finale – Phoenix at X Team Champs 2010

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London Phoenix rounded off another great year of mud, snow, ice and sweat with a great showing at the end of season Team Champs (our ‘B Team’ secured 3rd place overall). The on bike footage above is taken from top MTB LP’er Paul Troughton’s bike, and he’s also shown casually bunny hopping a fallen tree […]

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Phoenix off-piste in…..Epping

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While the big freeze has caused havoc on London’s roads and resulted in the cancellation of virtually all the UK’s cycling events, it’s also transformed Epping Forest into a wonderful winter playground for LP’s MTB and Cyclo-Cross riders. We’ve been out in the forest on regular forays ever since the snows first fell, and have […]

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no monkey business for phoenix enduro superstars

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London Phoenix has had an amazing December on the rough stuff with Jason Wright, Dan Jenkins, Geraldine Treacher, Paul Troughton and Sam Hart all putting in storming performances at this winter’s premier enduro mountain bike racing series – aka ‘the Brass Monkeys’. While all of our brave riders have been outstanding, we can’t help but […]

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Phoenix December 09 mud fest!

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London Phoenix had an action packed weekend of off-road racing at the start of December, with Stuart Lockyear and Joss Miller getting top 10 places at the De Laune Cross race at Herne Hill on the Saturday, and Neil Simpson coming home a fantastic eighth in the vets category at the South East and Eastern […]

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Full Moon Feast for Phoenix at D2D

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Many thanks to Dave Francios for his great photos – http://www.davefranciosy.co.uk/ London Phoenix is a club packed with talented, committed and dedicated mtb’ers who race and ride all over the world, but modesty often prevents them from celebrating their many successes. However, this weekend they completely dominated the showcase Dusk ’til Dawn event, held in […]

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Phoenix threesome are ‘The Dogs!’

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Often mistaken for members of a not to be named girl band, LP’s very own fearsome threesome scored big this weekend with an excellent podium finish at the ‘Brighton Big Dog’, one of THE highlights of the MTB calendar. For the true story of how they got on, click here.

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Mud, Sweat & Gears at Danbury, Essex – July 19 2009

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This weekend saw Phoenix off-road maestro Joss Miller take his first win at ‘Mud, Sweat and Gears’ – part of the Essex Mountain Bike Series, and become a media sensation in the process… Joss said: “It was a small but really well organized event. The course was bone dry & fast with a good mix […]

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