Tag Archives: 29ers

Scott Scale 910 helps me sort my fit.

I have finally sorted out my bike for next year. The medium Scott Scale fits like a glove, climbs like a dream and encourages risk taking on slippery, rooty single track. I had had a bike before with the same … Continue reading

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I love mountain biking.

As I said last week it’s the riding not the kit that counts. Or is it? Let’s define a few things first. I am, foremost, a fitness fanatic, following that I am a cyclist as it’s an easy way to … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it!

Use it or lose it is a good maxim for life. I have not been using it. I feel as if I have gone into shut down mode. Since the South Downs Way ride I think that I have only … Continue reading

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South Down’s Way. Did it defeat us?

We failed. The target was 9 hours and we did 10, 10:02:44 to be precise. That was 36 minutes better than last year but not good enough. Instead of three weeks to think about this one I had twelve months … Continue reading

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Suffering on a Whyte 29C

I suffered today. No complaints, just not much fun. I’d had a good road ride on Friday and always planned to ride in the dirt today. The forecast was for rain at ten and it duly delivered, bang on time. … Continue reading

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Enjoying the weather

The Weather is always a hot topic for debate in Britain. In fact in normal weather times it is often the way that people greet each other and converse. Perhaps it is because it is ever changing that Brits tend … Continue reading

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I’m back!

There were many high point’s today not least a South African flag at half mast in Steyning, worthy of a fist in the air and a thumbs up. Add to that the warm weather, dry trails, a deep covering of … Continue reading

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