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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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July is made for road riding

I know that we are luckier than most with the seemingly endless miles of trails across the South Downs and the North Downs being less than an hour away but, come on! It’s July so you pretty well have to … Continue reading

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The trails are busier than ever

I don’t have to worry about trying to decide what to ride as life is a bit more structured now that I can road race every Tuesday. The mountain bike was an easy choice. I didn’t have a plan so … Continue reading

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Marin Mount Vision XM8 helped me conquer my fear

I had a real incentive to take out the Marin Mount Vision XM8 demo today. I had laid down the gauntlet to myself to try and do a bermed jump. I’d ask Jimbo to come up as he could either … 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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