Take me to the river and let me day dream

Driving along the winding road, snow capped mountains dominate the skyline while the sound of the Stereophonics maintain a high level of morale within the Vito Sport. We’ve been on the road for six hours, leaving the fresh baguettes and overpriced espressos of France and heading into the wilderness of Switzerland. The past three days [...]

Let Nature Become Second-nature in Northumberland National Park

Over the Borderline Let Nature Become Second-nature in Northumberland National Park, Right on England’s Edge This is where the Romans gave up. Hadrian’s Wall once marked the boundary between England and Scotland, between the Roman Empire and the wild terrain of the Picts to the north. Now the spectacular remnants of this 80-mile fortification signify [...]

Race Report: Shimano British Downhill Series 2014, Round 1 Antur Stiniog

Rachel takes the win, Marc and Taylor podium. The team experienced mixed fortunes yesterday in the season’s opener at Antur Stiniog. Rachel, Taylor and Marc all podiumed but Gee came away with a disappointing 8th place. Heavy rains in the week preceding the event had left the slate track slick enough to catch out a [...]

Dan Atherton to miss round one of 2014 Enduro World Series

GT Factory Racing’s Enduro rider Dan Atherton will miss EWS1 in Chile due to a hairline fracture to his tibia. Earlier this week Dan walked away from a spectacular OTB in Finale Ligure with only sore legs to show for it. But on Thursday afternoon Dan was on a training ride trying to spin out [...]

Darren Roberts: Man with a Van

Since moving to Harris & Ross High Performance Healthcare in January this year – it’s be unbelievably hectic.  But it’s been all the more easier as I know have some solid wheels to get myself and the athletes where we need to be with the kit we need – I picked up a brand new [...]

Ride Guide: Lairig Ghru

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 [...]