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Here in the UK is a huge Mountain Biking scene... One which I think rightly justifies that the UK has a main sub-section in this forum - like the various US states or the other countries listed. I can't figure out why it hasn't? (Perhaps there's a reason that I'm not aware of).

Organisations such as IMBA recognise the quality of the UK riding across locations such as Wales or Scotand. We have also held some very successful racing on these shores...

Anyone else agree? And how do we go about getting a 'subsection' posted?
 

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Best to put it in the Site Feedback section. There's a large contingent of UK riders here. Additionally, I was thinking about asking if a section for Germany-Switzerland-Austria and surrounding countries might be feasible as well. Lots of Germans or riders from nearby here, along with Americans and other English speaking foreigners here.
 

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i have just joined today. ordered a kona kikapu 9 2007 bike new from a site. it was pretty cheap at £452 compared to other sites. i'm happy not to have spent too much on a newer bike because i'm just a beginner. Maybe a UK section will be good along with other countries. I'm new so don't know how many UK people there are however
 

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Hi Minhdinh, welcome from a fellow Brit! I'm from down south on the South Downs. It's good to hear you've got the bug. Sounds like you got a great deal on the bike - hope you enjoy riding loads and feel free to ask anything here

Cheers : )
 

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A couple of us have posted for a German-Austrian-Swiss (and surrounding area) forum. Several Americans in German-speaking countries and nearby are on board. I threw an addition to the proposal that it can be used, along with the calendar, to help put together events, or keep an eye on races. Additionally, since we can travel freely, we can keep an eye on rides in nearby countries and possibly even help arrange combined rides.


Now another idea was brought forth to make something of a "combined" European section, which could help.

An additional focus could be for those stationed overseas, as well as now-residents of European countries and offering advice and other stuff on processes involved with living here with natives available to help. Deals, good shops, good trails, passion pictures, and anything else can be included.
 

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I'm from the UK and was initially disappointed that there is no special UK section in this forum. Since then I have found and joined a UK based forum and mainly use that for bike stuff. However, this forum does have an extra special Scott owners section that the UK site doesn't. This is the only reason I keep coming back (and the hope that, one day, we UK riders will be considered worthy enough to be awarded our own section).
 

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highdelll said:
When you say a·lu·mi·num correctly and learn to spell 'tires' I think you'll have a better shot at getting your own section.
:D haha - kidding
Good Luck - :thumbsup:
I'm a fan of steel frames personally, but then the colour (color) is more important lol
 

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Probably because mtbr is a US company. I travel around the world and every time I try to find riders in the "other areas" I usually come up short.

I recommend googling. I like the idea of breaking it down into sub regions. I am guessing the individual countries wouldn't fly because there would be so little traffic that it would probably never "get rolling."

Like one of my favorite quotes, "nothing attracts a crowd like a crowd."

I usually go to http://www.mtbuk.co.uk when I am headed to the isle.
 

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EnglishT said:
Interesting crack...

I guess we shall speak our own language how we like, and you can speak our language how you like too :)
yeah the uk invented the ENGLISH language and then some mad americans tell us we have it all wrong. Go get your own language. lol. only joking

yeah a UK section would be cool.
 
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