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The Shop

We have relaunched the shop! Check out on the page above for some new (old) T Shirts and some riding jerseys coming soon.  

Trans Cambrian – The Revenge

Despite getting reasonably good at quitting events in 2016 and subsequently accepting it, I felt I had unfinished business with the Trans Cambrian route. When the opportunity arose to have another crack at it with a group, I jumped at the chance. The power of group motivation, the camaraderie, the banter, the guaranteed good weather. … Continue reading

Trans-Cambrian The Ride Part 2

Waking up under a tarp, free of all the trappings of modern society, fresh air, the inspiring view. It’s why we bike pack to remote places isn’t it? To get away from it all. To enjoy our wonderful countryside and rolling green landscapes.  My phone buzzed to let me know I had a few messages … Continue reading

Trans-Cambrian -The Ride Part 1

I generally don’t have a problem sharing a room with a stranger, but I do believe there are certain unwritten rules to follow 1 – keep idle chit chat to a minimum. A hello will suffice upon entry.  2 – keep your stuff over the other side of the room 3 – don’t snore My … Continue reading

Trans-Cambrian Prologue

Right then, a little bike packing adventure to start the “summer” off. After disasterous Roveniemei 150 I have a rather expensive set of  bike packing stuff  that sits in the shed, so really I should use it, otherwise it’s per mile ridden cost is an embarrassment. The Prologue was getting over to Knighton for the start … Continue reading

Bike Packing Kit List

Some people like a bit of advice. I like to research myself. So if you want a bit of a guide of what works then read on, if not, then don’t read on.  

South Lakes 100 Jennride

On the weekend of the 16th & 17th of May Richard Munro organised the South Lakes 100. A self supported little jolly through, guess where, the South Lakes. Here is an excellent write up of the event from Singletrack Magazine  Jennride. It even had a picture of me!

Tour Blog Day 21

That’s it for another year then, and the riveting blog also comes than end. How will we all get through each day? Froome’s win is memorable for a number of reasons. The first was his domination in the mountains. Secondly, his domination in the time trials. To me, this all round ability is what makes … Continue reading

Tour a blog Day 17 & 18 & 19

A triple day no less! Avid fans, I bet you cannot wait. So, time trial review and then the big one. A proper big one. The double accent of Alpe d’huez. So good they rode it twice. And finally a mountainous monster with a descent. Froome beware. First the time trial. A very good example … Continue reading

Tour Blog Day 16

A second rest day for the riders and for me. Coincidentally that’s good, as I currently have no wifi connection, which is rendering my tour following and blogging very hard. I missed the whole of stage 16 and have been forced to read a review on my Blackberry. Seems like I missed a great stage, … Continue reading

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