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Mountain Biking in Australia: The Predictable Weather 3

Mountain Biking in Australia: The Predictable Weather

As any regular readers will know I’m currently on a mountain biking and writing hiatus, travelling around the world for 4 or 5 months, so not much mountain biking writing going on in this...

Out for (a long, long) lunch… 0

Out for (a long, long) lunch…

Hey folks, I’m currently away for a few months on a trip through Asia on the was to Australia – specifically India, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and then Oz, before heading back via the US...

bungee jump at the last resort, Nepal 1

Mountain Biking in Nepal – The Last Resort

So, preparations are well underway for my 4 month trip via India, Nepal, Thailand, Australia and America and I’m packing some mountain biking kit in anticipation! I’m hoping to get a few rides in...

Finding a quality second hand bike – searching ebay and beyond 6

Finding a quality second hand bike – searching ebay and beyond

I’ve mentioned before that most of the bikes I own were bought second hand, and, as long as you’re careful about it it’s a great way to get yourself some awesome kit without having...

Mountain Biking Knee Problems – Injury once again…. 0

Mountain Biking Knee Problems – Injury once again….

Alrighty, the knee is back, and this time just due to cycling… In my last post I talked about getting ready for the Coast to Coast. Well, my eagerly anticipated trip was cut short...

Last minute biking trip preparations – every time… 0

Last minute biking trip preparations – every time…

I’m off on my coast to coast trek tomorrow – east coast of Scotland to the west. It’s currently nearly 1am and, as I take a rest from preparing , I wonder if I’ll ever get...