Plans for 2014

As has been well documented on this blog 2013 was a year consisting mainly of failed attempts, reoccurring injuries and missed opportunities. But…..I’ve decided that 2014 will be different! I’m not entirely sure why I feel so confident (maybe because I feel like I’ve finally turned a corner with my back problem) but I do Read More

Fatbike – first outing in snow!

This afternoon I took advantage of the recent snow to get out and try my Fatbike out in the fluffy white stuff. It wasn’t a massive ride or particularly technical but it was a crap-load of fun and has managed to stop me feeling miserable about the coming winter. Below you can see a little Read More

New bouncy bike!

I’ve finally finished building-up my new Alp-friendly full-sus beast! I bought a used Santa Cruz ‘Blur LT’ bike on eBay and then set about making it mine (by changing almost everything!). Some of the changes were due to the parts coming with the bike being knackered (despite being advertised as being in ‘good’ condition) and Read More