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One does not simply ride down Hardline. When you give Dan Atherton a mountain in Wales and free reign with a digger, don't expect any degree of normalcy. Dan set out to test the world's best on a DH course so big and so gnarly that only about half the riders who came out to play ended up actually trying to race it. Among the few brave left standing when this war of attrition was over, Ruaridh Cunningham was the fastest down the hill by quite some margin. Gee suffered the same fate as in last year's inaugural running of the event and saw his bid for glory on his brother's course come to a premature and deflating end thanks to a flat. We have full event coverage coming at you a bit later today, in the meantime, check out the full results below.


Press Release:

​Red Bull Hardline with Jeep returned to the hills of Mid-Wales this weekend to take on Dan Atherton’s beast of a course that proved to be bigger and more technical than anything ever seen before in downhill mountain bike racing.

Progression was once again the word on everyone’s lips as the riders spent the majority of the weekend getting used to the huge features and technical elements of the track before setting down qualifying times on Saturday.

Former World Champion Gee Atherton was untouchable on Saturday; setting the fastest qualifying time ensuring that he was the final rider down the course in the finals, but a tyre mechanical meant that he had to limp down the course leaving Ruaridh Cunningham to take the title.

Speaking of his win, Ruaridh said, “The course was incredibly tough, mentally and physically the toughest I have ever ridden. It was good to see everyone get down safely and I am delighted to take the win”

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Red Bull Hardline 2015 Results

  1. Ruaridh Cunningham   3.53.785
  2. Joe Smith                        3.57.402
  3. Bernard Kerr                   4.01.035
  4. Adam Drayton                4.11.028
  5. Reece Wilson                 4.15.335
  6. Craig Evans                    4.20.701
  7. Alex Bond                        7.47.398
  8. Gee Atherton                  10.47.941
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