After three months of organisation the BBC Breakfast’s sports presenter Mike Bushall and cameraman came to Wharncliffe Woods (near Sheffield) on 21st of March get an idea of what DH mountain biking was all about. Representing the sport was Steve Peat and Tracy Moseley, current Downhill World Cup Champions, and Phil Dixon who was there to give his view on the growth of MTbiking in this country (he also gave a few tips to Mike Bushall on how to ride a bike off road).
The BBC spent 4 hours filming in Wharncliffe Woods. The feature, which should last two minutes, will be shown four times during the Breakfast programme and features riding and interviews from Steve and Tracy . . . . and the views of Phil Dixon. The airing times are as follows:
SAT APRIL 7TH (Easter Saturday)
Towards the end of the sports bulletin.