Category Archives: Bad weather

Biarritz to Barcelona – we made it.

A tough, wet and hilly ride from Biarritz to Barcelona with a great team and supported like a pro team. Continue reading

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Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup review – first ride

We all expect everything immediately these days, next day delivery even same day delivery. Many a customer bleats about their wait. Of course you can get just about any bike that people don’t want delivered to your door next day. … Continue reading

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Scott Scale 910 first ride – and the mud wasn’t too bad!

It has been raining for 60 hours with a day’s break in the middle so the trails were not exactly pristine. Despite the conditions I was really keen to try the Scott Scale 910 and whimping out of the Tuesday … Continue reading

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If you took yesterday off, you’ll never get that ride back – Scott Scale 720

Sometimes you have to ask yourself why you ride. To get fit, to, to keep fit, to be social, to get there, for fun, to be outside, or simply for pleasure. I acheived all but social. With the weather forecast … 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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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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Any more of this and I’ll end up mountain biking!

If you read my blogs you will probably be sick of my ever positive attitude to riding and the current conditions. Since my lay off I had written that, despite the weather, I had only ridden in dry conditions (road … Continue reading

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