Tag Archives: South Downs National Park

Should the South Downs National Park charge for mountain biking?

I think that we ought not ask that question but should look at the attitude of users, and in this article, some mountain biker’s attitudes to their rights on the trails. When I started mountain biking there were some bikes … Continue reading

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Whyte Saxon Cross review

Before I start I ought to declare that I am not a “Cross rider”. However, I am a bike rider. Ignore the labels: enduro, road, XC, TT, marathon, tourist… yawn. I ride bikes! They all should do the same thing: … Continue reading

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Niner RLT9 – CX v MTB and winter riding

You may or may not get our newsletters but in the last two I referred to winter riding. What is more, I’m looking forward to it. On Saturday the trails were drying nicely under the sun and gale force winds. … Continue reading

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Whyte T-130 SX – Pink bike -review by Grace Henderson

I got to ride the pink bike again at the weekend. That’s the Whyte T-130 SX full-suspension, hot pink, extra small mountain bike sitting in the window at Quest Adventure for anyone who might have noticed it when passing on … Continue reading

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Free coffee and West Sussex Weekends campaign

Cycling is more than just riding a bike. Of course, millions ride here and there and never give a thought to being a “cyclist”, but they are. And then there are those who try too hard by making sure that … Continue reading

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It doesn’t get much better than this – the joy of mountain biking in the Autumn

Autumn is my favourite time of year. Whilst we may not have had a summer, this Autumn has been trying to show itself for nearly a month and Sunday morning it really did hit the big time: chilly, plenty of … Continue reading

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Enjoying the summer and the South Down’s National park

Average speed and a blurred bit of chalky trail is my usual view of the South Downs. The view gets somewhat better when I repeat Chris’s mantra: look further ahead, look further ahead…. This is how to corner faster. Look … Continue reading

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