Now that the clocks have rolled back and the days are getting ever shorter, it becomes increasingly difficult to dash home from work in time for a mid-week ride before the sun goes down. Sure, we could turn to turbo trainers or even the sofa…, but is that really as fun as tearing down theContinue reading “Shedding the Light on MTB Night Riding”
Lets face it there’s nothing better than the feeling of new bike day but with us looking at more sustainable options and ways to be eco friendly do most of us really need that new bike. How many of us can really say that our bikes are optimised to our riding style instead using baseContinue reading “New bike? Fork-et it”
Forestry England is pleased to announce that major work on some of its most popular mountain biking trails in the Forest of Dean has now been completed. A maintenance programme worth £77,000 has seen the complete refurbishment of downhill trails Countdown and Launchpad, as well as sections of the much-loved blue graded Verderers Trail. Forestry England has invested around £68,000 to make this workContinue reading “The Countdown is OVER!”
Dreaded arm pump. We all get it sooner or later, death gripping down that trail hoping to be in one piece by the bottom. Some suffer more than others but there’s a few things we can all do just to give those arms a rest. We all like customising our bikes and one easy upgradeContinue reading “How to Deal With Arm Pump”
Overcoming Fear – “leaving your comfort zone is key to developing” You’ve waited all week for this, you’ve told yourself it’s easy, you know just what to do. Nows the time pedal strokes flowing- wheel approaches that lip and then that all familiar screech of failure. We all do it, get to that lip theContinue reading “Fear and Loaming”
“…a great year-round option for those who don’t want to fork out for multiple sets of riding shoes” When I started riding back in mid 2015, there was really only one manufacturer in the MTB flat shoe game (their name rhymes with Shmive Ten…), and if like me, you sit squarely in the flat pedalContinue reading “Ride Concepts Hellion Review”
It’s the night before race day. The first race in over a year. This is a serious deal. A chance to prove your mettle, regain your racing mojo and set yourself up for a season of success. Naturally, the youths, the future of the sport, are found setting themselves up for a perfect run. MaybeContinue reading “Stiff Upper Whip – Glencoe SDA”
After receiving the dispatch email for a new Trek Remedy 8, I went hunting for a protection kit to keep my frame in tip top condition. There are a lot of options out there for frame protection ranging from full tailored to generic top tube. Dyedbro hit perfectly in the middle ground in my opinion,Continue reading “Dyedbro Frame Protection Kit – Product Review”
Here’s a bike check from our own dirt jumper Ollie Holmes. NS Majesty Frame – NS Majesty park edition 2016 frame Sam Pilgrim signature model. Short rear triangle ideal for spins and flips and more control over the rear end of the bike (personal opinion) Frame is black with white writing. Wheels – Halo T2Continue reading “Ollie Holmes – Bike Check”
During the week I watched the four part series ‘Design and Conquer’ with Matt Jones on Redbull TV. For those that haven’t seen it yet it’s worth every second! There’s been a few standout edits and movies over the past few years so here’s a run down of Cycology Media’s 5 big recommendations and aContinue reading “Top MTB Movies and Edits”
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