The Rare Team

Rare Management is small, committed, hands-on and jargon-free. One of us will always answer the phone and all of us will work hard to make every project a success.
What drives us? We like what we do.


Mike Jardine
Joint founder and Director. Background in marketing with one of the UK’s leading sports equipment distributors and then sports management as Chief Executive of the British Ski and Snowboard Federation
Lesley Beck
Joint founder and Director. Former leading British skier who competed in 2 Olympics and 5 World Championships. Ran sports photo library before managing Soltex trade show.
  Annual intern
Someone new each year, who helps between December and July the following year.
The Others
The specialists, contractors and volunteers who work with and for Rare Management to deliver world-class events.

It's nice to win awards - and we've got a few in our cupboard.

The Trophy Cupboard

UCI Best Mountain Bike World Cup
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017

Scottish Thistle Award for local tourism initiative 2002, 2017  

IMTTO Best Mountain Bike Event in the world 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Singletrack Best UK Mountain Bike Event 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016

British Cycling Best UK Event 2005
Mail on Sunday Best Scottish Sporting Event 2006, 2010
Scottish Event Awards Best Sporting Event in Scotland 2006

Clients and Partner Organisations
The companies and organisations we work with.

Snowsport Industries of GB Highland Council
UCI Dumfries and Galloway Council
British Cycling City of Edinburgh Council
BASI Forestry Commission
FITA Event Scotland
AGB UK Sport
Cycling Scotland sportscotland
IFSC Lochaber Enterprise
BMC VisitScotland
Guiyang City Authority, China Yorkshire Forward

Monster Energy
Dare 2b
Nevis Range
Alpine Bikes
Bank of Scotland
Halfords Bike Hut
Cottages 4 You
Nevis Range Development Co
Rare Management Ltd. 3 Coalhill, The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RH
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