Taking a risk.

Mountain biking is intrinsically risky. The chances of injury are something we have to accept to enjoy the sport. Today I rode Rivington which is quite a big area of excellent MTBing. I took a considerable risk on one long downhill despite having thought that I should take it easy and try to learn the … Continue reading Taking a risk.

Christmas is on it’s way……

I love Christmas but it can mess up my riding. Yesterday I did probably my last ride before Father Christmas calls! With the amount of rain we've had the prospects weren't great. I decided to do some exploration locally in a place I've┬árarely ridden before. The area was a Royal Ordnance bomb factory from WW2 … Continue reading Christmas is on it’s way……

King of all I survey….

After such a wet ride 2 days ago it's been drier and fairly windy. The trails have dried up considerably. I had decided to ride to Birkacre where there are some fabulous corners. I particularly like a fast section where you are constantly heading downhill. It starts with a left/right combination. Then after a 30mph … Continue reading King of all I survey….