Distance: 122km Climbing: 1800m Weather: cloudy initially at a cool 20deg then full on sunshine at 28deg. Powerful Tail wind! The finish line seemed to come too quickly today. A … Continue reading Stage 3 – the Longest Day.
Anything can happen in this event, and generally everything does happen. Its often comical, for example I found myself performing a perfectly timed, synchronised, over-the-bars with some bloke into an … Continue reading 3 Peaks 2017
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
The start was well under way, I rode with the pack, mashing along at silly speeds, I think it might have been Mark Richmond, event organiser, next to me in … Continue reading 3 Peaks 2016
Finally, I’ve done my first UK Gravity Enduro. Its taken me long enough, I remember many years ago listening to Steve Parr (who organises them) discussing his plans for the … Continue reading UK Gravity Enduro R1 Triscombe
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?
Core stability, is a term I don’t like to use. Its become so well-used and misused. Here are my (brief) thoughts on what it is, its not referenced, perhaps I’ll expand … Continue reading Core Stability
As per title its International women’s day. This reminded me of an email I sent the other week when asked about my thoughts on women’s cycling, here it is. I’m … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN
The cross season is almost over, and good grief I’m looking forward to some “normal riding”. In the mean time it’s the last push towards the National CX Champs in … Continue reading A look back at 2014 Cyclocross Season