Category Archives: Mountain Biking

Is two days enough?

Just two days riding this week. Mostly due to a busy time at work. Activities 04/07/2011 07:32:03 Cycling Commute: Bannerdown Monday morning after a big Sunday I don’t normally ride, but I really had to get the miles in this … Continue reading

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Which trail keeps you honest?

My main ride this week got me thinking about trails that keep you honest. They need to be local enough to ride on a regular basis. You need a good mix of climbing, ideally technical and steep, and fast downhill … Continue reading

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Drink less. Train more.

One thing I noticed this week was the direct correlation between ability to do decent training sessions and the amount I drink. Unfortunately the link was not a positive one! Activities 21/06/2011 07:45:27 Training Commute: Northend Noticed the bottom bracket … Continue reading

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London to Brighton

Got a last minute call from a friend saying he’d got a spare London to Brighton place. That was on the Thursday. So once we’d figured out the logistics of getting 3 bikes, 3 blokes, 1 dog, a load of … Continue reading

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3.25 Everest’s and 1.2M heart beats

Took a full week off after the Bikefest, this luckily coincided with a few days in London, but left me too tired to consider riding at the weekend. So instead of the usual update I thought I’d take a look … Continue reading

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Going solo for half of the SPAM Erlestoke Twelve

The plan was to use the Erlestoke Twelve as a bit of pre-race training before the Bikefest the weekend after. By doing the 6 hour solo event, I’d get a feel for what food, drink and rest I’d need for … Continue reading

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The Basque Eclectic Trail Mix

After finding Doug on Singletrack, and having 2 and half great days begin guided by him, I used the excuse of it being my 40th to extend the trip to 5 days. Just the right amount of time on a … Continue reading

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