Dyedbro Frame Protection Kit – Product Review

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”

Ollie Holmes – Bike Check

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”

Top MTB Movies and Edits

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”

Cycology Media Maintenance: Pre-ride Checks (Bike and Gear)

Pre ride checks? … Ever got to the trails full of excitement, desperate to swing your leg over your bike only to find out, ‘I forgot my helmet, beanie, goggles or tools’?  The worst feeling to have. Fear not, we at Cycology have a pre ride check list for you. Whether you check your kit, cameras or rideContinue reading “Cycology Media Maintenance: Pre-ride Checks (Bike and Gear)”

How to Find Hidden Trails

During lockdown lots of riders have found joy in their local trails that they perhaps overlooked when they had unlimited choice of riding spots. The other half of us have realised that we don’t in fact have any local trails. But maybe we do… Mountain bikers often find a spot and decide that we wantContinue reading “How to Find Hidden Trails”

Maintenance Monday’s – Drivetrain Issues (Gears)

Drivetrains are one of the most vital aspects of any bike, and to a lot of us gears in particular can seem extremely complex. In reality gears are a relatively simple piece of kit once you understand how they work. There are a few initial check that should be done that are often the causeContinue reading “Maintenance Monday’s – Drivetrain Issues (Gears)”

Signing off for Christmas

Merry Christmas guys, a huge thanks to those of you who’ve read my posts so far and I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. I wanted to leave you all with a few thoughts and reflections before signing off for a couple of days for Christmas. Christmas rides are the business IContinue reading “Signing off for Christmas”

Hicks Lodge – Trail Review

“The first impression I got from the trail was: “f**k this is flat” In a last minute turn of events I changed my ride plan from the red graded Monkey Trail at Cannock Chase to the significantly less demanding Blue Trail at Hicks Lodge. At 9.3 kilometres(5.3miles) I had to take an extra run roundContinue reading “Hicks Lodge – Trail Review”

What do I take on a medium/long ride? – Kit check

One thing I’ve noticed recently when I go riding is that everyone seems to think I’m ‘over-prepared’ or ‘overpacking’. But as far as I’m concerned if it’s not weighing me down why not have it! Here’s a breakdown of the gear I take with me for most of my rides. Essentials My bike – neverContinue reading “What do I take on a medium/long ride? – Kit check”