Tag Archives: Mountain bike racing

It’s not all about racing

I wanted to celebrate wearing my new Quest Adventure jersey and for some reason I chose the dirt. I don’t know why. Perhaps it is because my closest association with racing jerseys has been on a mountain bike. One of … Continue reading

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Who needs racing?

One of the reasons that I raced mountain and road bikes was that it was the one sure way of getting a good ride. Recently, however, I have been getting all of my fun on the Tuesday rides. These sessions … Continue reading

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BeerBabe’s Guest Blog: Taking Part in the Gulbergen24 MTB Race

Judy McNeill and husband Roy travel to Nuenen (Holland) for the Gulbergen24 MTB Race. What do you do with dis-used land fill sites? You ride mountain bikes over them of course! What else! We had travelled to Nuenen, Holland for … Continue reading

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Racing in the sunshine and riding the Scott Foil and the Scott Scale 29er Expert

The sunshine has arrived and I’ve enjoyed two races wearing only shorts and jersey – no cold weather gear – at last! As well as the clothing it’s been a good week for Scott. I used the Foil Team Issue racing at … Continue reading

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Will’s Race Report from Dalby

It’s not all about my rides, here’s Will’s race report from Dalby: Round two of the national points series was held at Dalby forest.  This was one I was really looking forward to due to its reputation of being a very technical … Continue reading

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Southern XC Round 1, Checkendon: 5th place Junior

Here’s Will’s race report. “The week leading up to the race had been fantastic weather, all the trails where bound to be fast, dusty and grippy, that was until Saturday, when after a week of great weather it decided to … Continue reading

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Humbling but still enjoyable

It wasn’t until 5:30pm yesterday that I finally decided what today’s ride would be. I am so torn between road and off road that I usually leave the decision to some one else. If there is a race on that’ll … Continue reading

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