British Cycling’s web manager and rapidly out-obsessing-me Three Peaks fanatic Phil Ingham has put together a great article for XXC magazine in double-fast time.

The mag then fatures some of Ian McVety’s photos from the race.

XXC Mag is a PDF eZine dedicated to endurance mountain bike racing and riding. XXC collects personal experiences and photos from pro and amateur riders and racers from across the country and around the world, and attempts to show the beauty and the pain of the sport. The eMag can be viewed online or downloaded at xxcmag.com.

See below – and click it for full screen option to read…