Monthly Archives: April 2012

How to have fun in the rain, Endura Pakajak review

What a great ride? Yesterday, with my nose running all day and my leg still tender I checked the weather, texted everyone and decided that riding would be off today. This was the first time that I had my choice … Continue reading

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Making the most of the conditions

There is usually plenty to write about and plenty of miles to record, however, there’s not much “proper” riding going on. Last week I knew that I couldn’t ride on the Sunday so rode as much as I could in … Continue reading

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Fast group ride and Northwave shoes and shorts review

 And the group grows… Today there were six of us. The more the merrier, the safer and, more importantly, the faster. It seems a long time since I was riding as Billy-no-mates. After a slow start we soon wound it … Continue reading

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Way out of my league

Fourteen weeks ago I decided to make an effort to get fit. I’m not there yet but I am doing OK, or at least I thought that I was until this morning. Last Sunday I felt that the ride was … Continue reading

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Not just for posers – Niner Air 9 Carbon SS review

  I spoke to Niner and asked if they could give me another couple of days with their gorgeous bikes as I wanted to try one. I particularly wanted to try the Air 9 Carbon. Now I’ve already ridden one, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s ride and Northwave Extreme Tech shoe and Evolution short reviews

Yesterday was our MTB demo day which meant that I was spoilt for choice with all the demo bikes. I suppose the top of the list of most desirable would be the Niner Air 9 Carbon single speed with carbon … Continue reading

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