Littlehouse Media

POC headline sponsor for Scottish Enduro Series for sixth year


The Scottish Enduro Series has today (15-03-19) confirmed that POC, the leading Swedish manufacturer of helmets, goggles and body armour aimed specifically at gravity sports, is the headline sponsor of the five-venue series for the sixth year running.

 

The 2018 POC Scottish Enduro Series trailer video

 

For five years the series has delivered an awesome six races at six venues across Scotland. In 2018 that was 32 timed race stages, more than two hours of racing for the fastest riders, 808 Individual riders and 1652 race starters.  The series is now the longest established Enduro race series in the country and few would argue with the claim that it is the UK’s premier Enduro race series.

 

Since its inception in 2014, The POC Scottish Enduro Series is renowned for testing riders at some of Scotland’s best-known mountain bike locations, offering fantastic opportunities to ride on some of Scotland’s most exceptional and classic trails. With Laggan Wolftrax, Innerleithen, Kinlochleven, Pitfichie, Nevis Range in the armoury, from 13 April to 12 October, the 2019 series is set to deliver another phenomenal season of racing.

 

Frazer Coupland from No Fuss Events and The POC Scottish Enduro Series said: “We continue to build upon our success, success built on positive partnerships. It’s a delight that POC will be working with us again in 2019. This year’s Scottish Enduro Series looks like it’s going to push Enduro in the UK to the next level.  The development of the series and the ability and desire to push the levels and standards is evidence that these partnerships are working well and key to the series’ success.”

 

Robyn Bowie, Head of Marketing for 2Pure, on behalf of POC, said: “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Frazer and the team at No Fuss Events. We are proud to be building on such a strong and enduring relationship with the team and excited for what the 2019 season will bring!”

 

The Enduro World Series (EWS) is the body responsible for bringing Enduro mountain bike racing to the forefront of the global cycling stage and it is important that Scotland maintains a presence on that stage.  In 2018 The Scottish Enduro Series was a part of the new EWS European Series, which in turn was part of the EWS Continental championships.

 

Frazer Coupland added: “It is tremendous news that the 2019 Scottish Enduro Series will host the second round the EWS European Series, as well as the fourth round of the newly established British National Enduro Series.  We pride our venue teams and partners in staging fantastic Enduro events. Being part of these two national and international Enduro Series endorses all of their efforts.”

 

Chris Ball, Managing Director of the Enduro World Series, said: “The Scottish Enduro Series guarantees a balanced mixture of technical, physical and enjoyable stages and with the focus on fun and the enjoyment of riding bikes with like-minded people whilst presenting professionally run, competitive and safe races.  We’re excited to be working with the Scottish Enduro Series again and are delighted they’ll be hosting a round of the European Series this summer.”

 

For 2019 the Scottish Enduro Series team will continue to work with local destination management organisations and groups to ensure that the visiting riders and their supporters get the best possible experience of each area they visit, whilst also ensuring that local businesses are afforded the opportunity to maximize the economic impact from the visit of the series.

 

Duncan Nisbet, the man behind the Innerleithen round of The Scottish Enduro Series, said: “It is important to me that Innerleithen and Scotland maintain its rightful place as a mountain bike destination and as an enduro mecca, not only in the Scottish calendar but on the world stage. Working together with the community and local businesses we are sure that the riders will appreciate these world class events.”

 

The series continues to work well with the local riding community, Forestry Commission Scotland, SNH and other land owners and land managers in order to ensure participants get the greatest riding experiences across Scotland, whilst ensuring Scotland maintains its position as a leading global mountain bike destination.

 

Entry prices for the 2019 POC Scottish Enduro Series vary for each venue.  Further information can be found here: http://www.nofussevents.co.uk/scottish-enduro-series.  For 2019 there will be mandatory kit list prior to races and there will be random checks on race day and practice day.

 

Ends

 

Media contact:

Paddy Cuthbert | Littlehouse Media | E: [email protected]

M: +44 (0)7913 951717

 

For lifestyle images of POC riders go to https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qfc3r6mmbgldhlg/AACtG5PO9kK0IqqXvG9X4fl6a?dl=0

 

Notes to Editors:

 

The Scottish Enduro Series

The Scottish Enduro Series – https://www.nofussevents.co.uk/scottish-enduro-series

 

Round 1

Laggan Wolftrax – 13 – 14 April 2019

Round 2

Innerleithen – 18-19 May 2019

Round 3

Kinlochleven – 15-16 June 2019

Round 4

Pitfichie -27-28 July 2019

 

Round 5

Nevis Range, Fort William – 12-13 October 2019

 

No Fuss Events

No Fuss Events website – http://www.nofussevents.co.uk/

No Fuss on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/nofussevents/

No Fuss on Twitter – https://twitter.com/nofussevents

No Fuss on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nofussevents/

 

2Pure

2 Pure Website2Pure – https://www.2pure.co.uk/

2 Pure on Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/company/2-pure-ltd/

2 Pure on Twitter – https://twitter.com/2pureuk

2 Pure on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/2pureuk/

2 Pure on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/2pure/

2 Pure on  YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/2pureLtd/videos

 

You Might Also Like

The new Pentland Trail Centre – The future for Edinburgh biking

Cream o’ the Croft: three Muckin’ good family festivals rolled into one!

A muckin’ great Audax, perfect for Cream o’ the Croft road cyclists

Haggis from Scotland’s first free-range Haggis farm goes on sale in Lochaber

The ultimate runners’ sightseeing tour of Edinburgh returns

Cream O’ The Croft – far more than just a bike festival

Young event assistants invited to join the IRONKIDS Scotland event team

Scran Academy reach 100,000 essential meals delivery milestone

New European partnership to upskill adventure tourism in five countries

Tour De Ben Nevis and and Ultra Marathon De Ben Nevis – Race Report

Nevis Range to turn back the clock to 1989 to celebrate 30 years of adventure

Fife farm to be transformed for a family bike and outdoor festival

SYHA Hostelling Scotland – building Scottish hostelling for the future

No Fuss serve up a vindaloo of an off road bike festival

Muckin’ good news for two wheeled Early Birds

Another Muckin’ great line-up of mountain bike events announced for 2017

Huge demand for ultrarunner Jasmin Paris at Fort William Mountain Festival

Scottish Climbing Instructor, Tim Miller, wins Youth Mountain Culture Award

IRONKIDS activity programmes promote healthy and active lifestyles – SUN, FUN, RUN!

Enduro riders, prepare yourselves for a Highland Clan battle!

New hydro scheme powers Scottish mountain resort

Nevis Range looks forward to reopening in July

New massed ultra running tour to challenge Edinburgh’s visitors

Nevis Range and Trek renew commercial partnership for 2019/20

The Ultra Tour of Arran, a big draw for international adventure tourists

A Mucky Duathlon for the Eliminator Bike Festival in Fife

Nevis Range and Trek renew commercial partnership for 2020/21

Lochaber community is pulling together to give Nevis Range a lift after lockdown!

No Fuss running events given Compression boost in 2018

Enduro World Series Qualifier, Kinlochleven – Race Report

Muckin’ good festive discounts on Muckmedden 2018 bike events

National Funding Boost for Cream o’ the Croft and The Eliminator

Danny MacAskill celebrates Edinburgh anniversary with Fringe debut at Circus Hub

Danny MacAskill is ‘Doing the Dubhs’

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2018 – The Long Road To Adventure

Media Advisory – 500 runners to tame Edinburgh with the inaugural Ultra Tour

No Fuss for Kinlochleven, the UK’s only Enduro World Series Qualifier

‘A Meeting of Minds 2’ celebrates innovation in Scotland’s aquaculture sector

Former Farrier, Matthew Jackson, appointed Chair of DYW West Highland

Fort William Mountain Festival 2021 goes Covid-19 safe

Scran Café – Youth powered café launched by Scran Academy

Nevis Range partner with Disability Snowsport UK for Winter 18/19

Finance and Economy Secretary, Kate Forbes, opens car park and off-grid toilets at Skye’s Iconic Fairy Pools

Scottish Enduro Series confirms POC as headline sponsor for fifth year

Nevis Range and Trek announce a partnership for 2018/19

A new mucky duathlon for the Eliminator Weekender in Fife

The Fort William Mountain Festival 2018 – Celebrate the great outdoors

Winner covers 319km at The UK 24hr Mountain Bike Championships

Lochaber Tourism Summit 2019, a must-attend event for Highland tourism businesses

Jura, the Border Collie, trains to become the first Ski Patrol rescue dog at Nevis Range

Outdoor Capital Activities and Attractions Expo open for tourism business

Scotland’s mountain bike Enduro World Series qualifier sold out in record time

Danny MacAskill launches video, ‘Danny Daycare’. Best ‘uncle’ ever?

Archibald urges Edinburgh locals to sign up for HSBC UK City Ride

No Fuss partnerships lead the way for Scotland’s Enduro

The Falkirk Funduro 2017: mountain biking fun with two capital F’s

Mark Cavendish to return at the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Nevis Range, Scotland’s highest snowsports destination, open for business

Loch Ossian and Torridon Youth Hostels shortlisted in TGO Reader Awards

Hostelling Scotland begins phased opening of Youth Hostel network

Video series to showcase apprenticeships in the West Highlands launched

Muckin’ good discounts for a muckin’ good 2019 event programme

Run Scotland in two days with the new Ultra Tour of Arran

‘Death Zone’ mountaineer, Nirmal Purja, to headline Fort William Mountain Festival 2020

Young people invited to collaborate in Muckin’ good summer festivals

Developing for the future at Nevis Range!

UK’s first Team Enduro event comes to Comrie Croft, Perthshire

IRONKIDS Scotland – 3,000 kids to take part in global running series

Mountain Bikers Gear Up for a Fun Day’s Night in Falkirk

Bikes. Dirt. Downhill. Bike Night at The Fort William Mountain Festival 2016

The Cream of Enduro will rise to the top at Comrie Croft

Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company sees 80% rise in Lockdown sales

Expose yourself the No Fuss way

Gravelfoyle – Gravel Cycling at the heart of Aberfoyle’s new tourism brand

Frazer Coupland appointed Chair of The Highland Tourism Partnership

Fair City Enduro – The UK’s Most Spectacular Mountain Bike Race

Elite mountain bike racer, Mikayla Parton, wins Youth Mountain Award

Cameron McNeish wins 2018 Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

Alex Dowsett confirms return to OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company has been supercharged

Fair City Enduro Confirmed As Scotland’s Only Enduro World Series Qualifier

Celebrating 90 years of Scottish hostelling

ITV4 to screen every minute of OVO Energy Tour of Britain live

Entries open for SKI-AN-DURO, Scotland’s new ski and mountain bike Enduro

Noel Williams wins 2019 Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

Rob Cochrane wins 2019 Scottish Youth Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

300 Dutch adventurers to run, bike and kayak across Scotland

Videos highlight the benefits of apprenticeships in the West Highlands

Nevis Range moving forward with interim CEO Rod Pashley

Figurehead environmental campaigner, Dave Morris, wins top mountain award

Nevis Range is making it snow all season long!

Nevis Range team up with Endura

Get your adventure challenge on with Project: Explore

Lochaber’s Nevis Range becomes an accredited Living Wage employer

It’s all about head to head bike racing at Fife’s Eliminator

Re-Defining the age of adventure as the EMFF returns in February

Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company is being supercharged

Midlothian ‘zero carbon’ office development seeks Planning in Principle

Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull return to OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Run Scotland on The Ultra Tour of Arran

Becoming a Conscious Host: Carbon Neutrality and Beyond

Do we hear Muckwedding Belles in Fife?

Three female adventurers to take on epic 1936 cycling trip

Media Advisory – Cancellation of The Mighty Deerstalker, Saturday 03 March 2018, The Scottish Borders

Dr Liz Cameron, Scotland’s voice of business, to headline women’s networking lunch

Young volunteers wanted to run IRONKIDS Scotland running events

Muckin’ good mountain bike events launched for 2016

‘A Meeting of Minds’ – An online event to celebrate Scotland’s aquaculture sector

Cyclists Get into Gear for Angus Cycling Festival

Start your Highland biking adventure at the new Nevis Range Bike School

SKI-AN-DURO, a new ski and mountain bike Enduro for Scotland

Best seat in the house! Where to catch Stage 1 – The OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Media Advisory – Images – The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh

No Fuss add two International MTB events to 2018 programme

Fife farmland to host the new Eliminator MTB Weekender Festival

Big Biking October – two International bike events for the Outdoor Capital

Coast to Coast – run, bike ride and kayak 105 miles across Scotland

Route announcement confirmed for HSBC City Ride in Edinburgh

Competition Climber, Shauna Coxsey, wins Scottish Youth Ambassador Award

A bit of ‘This and That’ for stunt riders Danny MacAskill and Kriss Kyle

Young ‘Fifers’ invited to collaborate in Eliminator Bike Festival

World teams heading to Edinburgh for OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Halloween fancy dress mountain bike Enduro returns to Perth

One Lochaber Leadership Programme to be launched at Lochaber Ideas Week

Are you hard enough to take on The Double Stalker?

Dukes Weekender, a catalyst for Aberfoyle’s rise in gravel cycle tourism

Immerse yourself in Lochaber Ideas Week 2019

Lochaber Ideas Week returns to Fort William after a two-year covid hiatus

Up to 350 riders will take on the Fair City Enduro when it returns to Perth

Go Swim Loch Lomond – a new open water event for Scotland