Written by gairym on July 12, 2019Blog . Gear
Well…..it didn’t take long for me to remedy the (clearly unacceptable) ‘one less bike’ situation! After selling my road bike I selected (from a long and distinguished list of potential applicants) a new frameset to build up into my all-purpose ‘Adventure Bike’™ Yeah, yeah, ‘Adventure Bike’ what a load of bollocks but it’s not far
Written by gairym on June 24, 2019Blog
So…..in the four years since I was last active on this blog it would appear that I’ve accidentally become a bit of a bloater. Don’t get me wrong, I still cycle ~4000km per year but I’ve been getting slower and slower as my girth creeps ever larger. There’s no denying that I need to get
Written by gairym on March 3, 2015Bikepacking . Blog . Video
A few weeks ago I finally got around to entering this years Tuscany Trail event.
Written by gairym on February 27, 2015Bikepacking . Blog . Fatbike
1st bivi of 2015 – Val Ferret, Italy.
Great ride up, nowhere in the trees less than waist deep in snow (and no shovel) so retreated to a little abandoned village and took shelter under an overhanging roof.
Written by gairym on February 25, 2015Blog . Chamonix . Fatbike
Last night I, against my better judgement, went for a nice little night ride.
Written by gairym on February 25, 2015Blog . Fatbike . Video
Here’s a little movie I threw together (still getting to grips with some new editing software) of the Italy trip from last week (or was it the week before?).
Written by gairym on February 19, 2015Blog . Chamonix . Fatbike
I jumped on the train this morning up and over to Vallorcine.
On the ride back I played around with the Intervalometer as well as discovering some great new technical singletrack!
Written by gairym on February 17, 2015Blog . Chamonix . Fatbike
This morning I was up at 6 in order to head out for an early morning ride.
Written by gairym on February 13, 2015Blog . Fatbike
Round two of yesterday’s riding schedule saw us popping up the Val Ferret for a little scouting mission to give Geoff a look at the Col de Ferret which is going to be a tricky little bugger of a section of his winter TMB attempt.
Written by gairym on February 13, 2015Blog . Fatbike . Uncategorized
Yesterday me and Geoff popped through the tunnel to Italy to sample the local trails.