Advance publicity for the first ever UCI Mtb World Championships to be staged in the UK next month in Scotland (September 3-9) begin this weekend when the ?Worlds on Tour Trailer? parks up near Peebles and Selkirk.

On Saturday (August 4) the ?Worlds on Tour Trailer? towed by a Nissan Navaro (sponsor) and a publicity team will descend on the Osprey car park, opposite the Hub in the Forest, at Glentress Mountain Bike Centre. This is just outside Peebles on the Scottish Borders.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.