Author Archives: questadventure

About questadventure

Old git cyclist (road, gravel, commuter and mountain bike rider and racer), skier, snowboarder, once a windsurfer, husband, father, bike shop owner, fitness fanatic, cook, linguist.

Worthing – a driving utopia

Worthing is a wonderful town in a beautiful county. Or should I say it was. In 2006 James Brathewaite, the head of SEEDA (South East Economic Development Association) addressed most of our borough councillors and prominent local business owners in … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

What is enthusiasm? Some may see it as being over the top or crazy. For some it is an essential part of living. You may just go through the motions of life and I certainly feel like that a lot … Continue reading

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Confusion, crashing and cramping…… Orbea Oiz M10-TR 19 mini review

Orbea lent us an Oiz M10-TR 19 to try, the TR, I presume, is the trail version of their XC racing machine. That TR badge means it comes with 120mm Fox 34 and a degree slacker head angle at 68°. … Continue reading

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Riding frozen trails

Yesterday’s ride was one of those special ones. If you are a skier you might understand. The excitement began earlier in the week with the cold and predicted deep freeze. By Saturday I had put my plan in place and … Continue reading

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A lost love…..

I have just sold my road bike! I own a bike shop and I love bikes. However, it’s not always about the bike. It’s the riding that is more important to me. In fact my passion for riding is more … Continue reading

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Whyte Gisburn review

Whyte bikes were created to produce full suspension mountain bikes back in the nineties. Of course the staff and designers ride all sorts of bikes and the head designer has raced road and cyclo-cross so he does know what is … Continue reading

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Whyte S 120 C RS Review

Surpassing all expectations! Whyte, as you may or may not know, have been at the forefront of trail bike development over the last few years, in fact for over a decade. They have followed (or lead) the demands of UK … Continue reading

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