The days are getting longer and warmer (pause for celebration)… thank goodness. I don’t need to tell you about the long and cold winter, I’m simply chuffed to bits that it’s nearly a thing of the past. My winter riding kit was still taking up a huge space in my wardrobe, before I hastily bundled [...]
We took a weekend off from mountain biking to head down to Newquay to deliver pro rider Alan Stokes his new Vito Sport. See how we got on!
The lovely time of year with open fires, mulled wine and Christmas markets is up on us. It’s a time for giving and receiving- and no better time than to get your bike tricked out for next season. You could simply ask for the things you want, or you can craftily get your own way [...]
Guest post from Martyn Ashton. It’s a weird time of year for me, so busy riding through the summer then suddenly the riding stops, replaced by frantic sponsorship meetings and plans for the next year’s tour. I feel like it’s 2011 already because it’s all i’m talking about! However the riding isn’t quite finished yet [...]
Now don’t get me wrong, I love dogs and do plan on having a good runner as a trail dog at some point- but lately I seem to be attracted to dog eggs like a tramp to white lightening. In the last three rides I’ve managed to plough through several lumps, flicking the stuff all [...]
I used to wake up on winter’s days to black skies, and sit at my desk thinking it would be the same on the way home- and any bright daylight during the day was wasted. But once a week I’m up and out for a ride at 5.30am while most are tucked up in bed. [...]
Pushing up a trail with a friend recently, I spotted a few lines that looked good, but didn’t immediately mention them to him. It was pretty much his track – after all, he’d know best without a doubt. When he started pointing out the fast lines to me, he didn’t mention one I’d seen – [...]