Summer certainly came around quicker than usual this year, and I was unusually excited about June popping its head around the corner. Having been to the Basque Country before on family holidays, I knew that the landscape, the people and the weather were all fantastic. This trip out with Doug from Basque MTB would be [...]
What’s the best thing about a road trip? Surfing at the other end of it. See how a road trip goes for big wave surfer Andrew Cotton when he heads off at the last second to catch that ever elusive wave… Tell us about your best road trip in the comments or tweet us!
Earlier in the year, I posted my 5 favourite Scottish rides. Now the days are getting longer and British Summer Time at the end of the month, it’s time to get the bike primed for some adventures! First of my five guides is for the northern end of the Lairig Ghru, probably the most famous [...]
Our blogger Pete Scullion caught up with his friend, recently-retired professional canoeist Tim Baillie to ask him a few questions about adventure: What is white-water kayaking to you? It’s been a lifestyle to me for pretty much all of my life although what it provides has changed significantly over time. When I was younger and [...]
To say thank you for booking a Vito Sport test drive, we’re giving away phone socks to the first 20 people who book the test drive and then retweet THIS status. What is a phone sock you ask? They’re the perfect addition to your mountain biking gear. You can keep your phone around your neck [...]
14th February 2014 Mountain bike star Manon Carpenter is gearing up for a big year after signing a sponsorship agreement with Mercedes-Benz Truck and Van Dealer Euro Commercials (South Wales). The 20-year-old, who was crowned Junior Downhill World Champion in 2011, took delivery this week of her new personal transport, a dynamic Vito Sport [...]
We dropped by the London Bike Show on Thursday to see the first day of festivities. Our first stop was the massive Continental Tyres set up to say hi to our pals there. We did a bit of scheming for some exciting future plans! We popped over the Outdoor Show (which ran alongside the Bike [...]