Monthly Archives: January 2011

Do I really want to suffer?

I’ve been moaning about the rides being too easy with just about as much time standing around as riding so today we decided to road ride instead. I was dreading the cold but with a bit of thought and preparation … Continue reading

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Why are we funding an anti cycling organisation?

Yesterday morning in the pitch and freezing black I was trying to motivate myself for a road ride. The stealth like Wilier Cento Uno was sitting in the shop with my twinkle-toe Northwave Typhoon shoes alongside and my kit was … Continue reading

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Better than you think – trails and 29ers

I decided to ride off road again because we have so many demo bikes available. Got to ride them while we’ve got them. They are not for the exclusive use of us at Quest Adventure but for anyone that wants … Continue reading

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Can technical be too technical?

We, the shop boys and a few others, went out for our annual ride on Tuesday evening. Off to Stanmer Park to ride some of those magnificent & technical trails. The last night ride that I had done was in … Continue reading

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Has Spring sprung?

On the road again. We had a road ride today. My first since the 5th December. I did a turbo session over Christmas and have been mountainbiking but really most of my riding has been commuting on the Beast. Let’s … Continue reading

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Disappointingly slow

I fit a computer to record all my commuter mileage remembering that the last time I had a computer on my old Kona Kula¬† my average was 16mph, it is currently under 15mph. Is it my age, the fact that … Continue reading

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Don’t wind up your riding buddies

I need to think carefully how I write up today’s ride as there are dire consequences for getting it wrong. Last week I had what seemed like the easiest ride in recent memory. I put this down to the bike, … Continue reading

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