You can tell winter is on its way, the nights are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and rain won't stop falling. Don't get me wrong, I love autumn and winter. When it's cold, wet and miserable outside and you're inside all snuggled up on the sofa with a roaring fire going. Perfect. But that's the... Continue Reading →
As the weather starts to turn more as we move towards autumn and winter with the temperatures dipping, the light diminishing earlier and more rain starting to fall. Getting your bike ready for these conditions is worth thinking about. Below are some of the things I like to do. Give your bike a good clean Technically... Continue Reading →
I know, I'm just as confused as you are. If you read my Weekend Ride post a few weeks ago, you'll know that just before completing the ride I had a puncture in my front wheel. Well, I thought that was the case. It was certainly flat and I was riding on the rim of... Continue Reading →
Sun, sea and sand... and a copy of Mountain Biking UK. I know, I know, it's my honeymoon, I should be off doing incredible things and enjoying the sun, sea and sand as much as I can. However, that doesn't stop me buying the latest copy of Mountain Biking UK and enjoying reading all about... Continue Reading →
Everybody has different things in life that they find important. For me, riding bikes has always been towards the top of the list.
Having a bit of a break every now and then can be a good thing, at least that's what I tell myself when I've not been on the bike for a while. Now, I'll be honest as much as I love riding bikes there are some occasions where I end up not riding at all.... Continue Reading →
Every cyclist collects bike stuff. That is just a simple fact. The odd component here and there, a pair of shorts you don’t use but can’t throw away. Tyres for bikes you don’t even own anymore. Ok, that last one might be a little extreme. I didn’t realise how much of a ‘bike stuff’ collector... Continue Reading →
Finally! I'm back on my favourite bike doing my favourite type of cycling. Ok, it was a fairly steady ride, but it did involve some dry dusty trails and that to me is perfection. It was last weekend on a slightly cloudy Sunday afternoon. I was feeling a little bit tired, slightly stressed but I... Continue Reading →