Every riding spot has it’s locals- be it that weathered older guy on a plain bike in football shorts that tears laps round White’s Level at Afan, or a local hot shot at a popular downhill spot, these guys will certainly show you a thing or two. They’ll know the best lines, how hard the [...]
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Great guest blog from our friend Ben Wain at J.A.B UK – South East Mountain Biking Autumn is making its presence felt, and this time of year marks a big wind-down in the Mountain Biking scene. Everyone’s thinking it, we won’t deny we are too. However I had one of the best weekends of the [...]
Here is a little post dedicated to our friends at Mountain Biking UK. Started in 1988 by Tym Manley, Mountain Biking UK is Britain’s best selling cycling magazine. Its team is largely made up of mountain bikers who are responsible for the influential content, extensive product testing and interesting features from all over the world- [...]
OK, I confess. I’ve ridden my mountain bike on a footpath before. Sometimes totally unaware until I later discovered, and other times knowingly. It’s a touchy subject amongst countryside lovers- including myself- but if you look at the bare facts, the countryside code is ancient and needs updating. Many of the no cycling signs existed [...]
Watch the video from Oktoberfest 2010, Ashton Court Bristol.
Mountain biking, at least for me, has always been about freedom- getting out in the hills, away from inner city life and doing what I love best. Bit by bit I find myself becoming a conformist- fitting in with all the other riders- which isn’t me. I do what I do to be different. However, [...]