Boxing day ride.

Boxing day has always been associated with sport, which for many people means spectating. I've always preferred to participate than watch sport and today would be no exception. I'd thought on Christmas day that it would add spice to my ride to try to break the fastest time on the Birkacre Race Route circuit but … Continue reading Boxing day ride.

I’m thinking about next year, already.

Early this morning I started thinking about my idea to ride the Mary Towneley Loop (MTL), next year. It's a circuit of 47 miles in the Pennines with 6,500 feet of climbing. I read some forum posts from people who have ridden the route previously and have realised that most riders complete the ride in … Continue reading I’m thinking about next year, already.

Making changes to beat the weather.

In Britain you have to be prepared to ride in the wet weather or you would need to supplement your mountain biking with other sport, just to keep fit. When I had a business it was much harder to ride during the week once the clocks went back, leaving me riding in the dark. I … Continue reading Making changes to beat the weather.