News, rider biogs, race schedule and more

We've just launched the brand new Team website, where you can read all the latest team news, rider biogs, check out the bikes they'll be using throughout the season and see the great pictures and videos from this year's action.

There's information on downhill riders Matti Lehikoinen, Matt Simmonds, Joe Smith and Lewis Buchanan. Plus all you ever wanted to know about 4X riders Lukas and Michael Mechura.

We'll have previews and reports for every race the team are involved in throughout the year, including the upcoming World Cup rounds in Fort William, Scotland; Leogang, Austria; Mount St Anne, Canada and Windham, America.

Links to the team's Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube pages are only a click away so you can stay up-to-date with everything the riders are up to when they're on the go. Why not 'like' us on Facebook to get the team news instantly updated on your wall?

Website designer Tony Seagrave ( said: "Following on from last year, we are delighted to have produced another great looking, easy-to-use website for Team ChainReactionCycles/Nukeproof. We're looking forward to playing our part in communicating the success of the team from all of those involved - to fans across the globe."

Team Manager Nigel Page says the new site is a perfect place to read about the riders, bikes and race plans: "Thanks to Tony Seagrave for putting together our best team website to date.

We have a great team this year and an amazing media package provided by MTBCut. You can follow the team riders all season and get all the information on our new Nukeproof bikes. Please enjoy the site and feel free to drop by our pits at the races. Cheers."

Check the new site out now at

Team News
Lewis Buchanan and Matt Simmonds have both recovered well from the injuries they picked up earlier in the season, and will ride along with the rest of the team at the third round of the Halo British Downhill Series in Glencoe, Scotland on 29th May - a week before the Fort William World Cup which takes place on the weekend of the 4/5th June 2011.

Source: Matt Cole, Online Editor, Chain Reaction Cycles Ltd.