The following companies and organisations are supporting the event in a variety of ways, why not browse their websites to see what else they have on offer.

Title sponsor and makers of first class performance clothing. Winners will receive Montane goodies as prizes.

Nutrition sponsor: supplying energy drink, energy gels and post-race recovery drink. Read their Performance Nutrition Handbook (1.2MB pdf) to optimize your training.

ProGold lubricants will be supplying all Tech Stations with lube to keep bikes and riders moving, plus there'll be a little something extra in the goodie bags from these guys.

Well known Italian brand Fizik will be providing some of their fantastic high performance saddles as prizes.

The cycling holiday experts will be doing what they do best - making sure people have a great cycling experience and get home safely by providing one of their familiar 4x4 vehicles as logistical help throughout the event.

USE have provided some shiny prizes for us to giveaway to a few lucky riders - their world famous SUMO shokposts, the perfect seat post for an endurance event of this kind and used by top riders.

Exposure Lights have given a limited edition Pink Camo Joystick worth £180 for the last rider, plus a Classic Enduro and Joystick and highly desirable "UFO" bottle openers as spot prizes for the prize giving.

Montane Saddle Skedaddle Cycling Accelerade Run and Ride Mount Zoom Racing 7Stanes Mountain Bike Trails Forestry Commission England Allendale Brewery ProGold Lubricants Fizik Newcastleton Business Group Exposure Lights Joolze Dymond photography USE