Be it a guide, an instructor or a leader, I want to be one, and want to be one of the best out there – I have a lot of … Continue reading Mountain Bike Leadership Workshop
As I gradually pull together the skills required for leading on a mountain bike, whether in a local playground or out on an exposed ridge at 800 metres above see level, many … Continue reading Leadership
Relative to previous years, Mayhem provided a surprisingly technical challenge, largely due to the preceeding week’s rain. It was certainly a torturous challenge to the legs, for when you weren’t … Continue reading Mountain Mayhem 24 hours 2016
World Cup action. I’m finding it difficult to find time to write at the moment, so many projects on the go. This is a bit outdated but so it is.. … Continue reading August Adventures in the UCI World Cup.
Summer is in full swing, as is my diary. I can’t keep up. Planning, unplanning. I’m heading out to Paris in a bit – Business Class – that was a … Continue reading Good Friends
Its been a while, busy I guess. The Lance thing was a long time ago now, seems like that never happened, though I will never forget descending flat out for … Continue reading Queen Victoria Cross and such
Another Bank Holiday over, I’ve just been out for a short ride today around Hopton Woods. Really nice actually, sunshine and 15 degrees, peaceful. I felt good, considering it was … Continue reading Where are your limits?
Just a brief one… National XC Round 2 at Newnham Park. Excellent. This location always manages to put on a great show, the sun always shines, even after the “Great … Continue reading Newnham Park R2 of the National XC Series
Its well known how dangerous it can be, cycling on the road. Big lorries, dumb drivers, careless riders, ice, all kinds of treacherous hazards. Nobody mentions the overweight adolescent female, … Continue reading Eventful Riding
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Cyclocross How did that happen? Funny how it is difficult to see how you won an event, yet you can reel off the reasons with meticulous detail … Continue reading 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross 2014
Phew! How to make a weighty wench work.. send her on to battle with gravity. A tough steep course at Hopton today, accompanied by some fun and downright treacherous descents. … Continue reading 2014 MTB XC National Championships
RACE DAY! The French organisation was shocking. Like the UK on the snow, they couldn’t cope with the rain. The glacier was closed the start point was now from tbe … Continue reading Megavalanche Alpe d’Huez 2014 Race Day