Tagged: bike

Getting back in the saddle – mountain bike training programme 7

Getting back in the saddle – mountain bike training programme

Since I’ve decided to race in a few legs of the Scottish Cross Country Series this year I suppose I should think about some sort of mountain bike training…. Of course, rather than getting...

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...

Incoming Hardtail – Giant XTC 0 bike with XTR Groupset 0

Incoming Hardtail – Giant XTC 0 bike with XTR Groupset

My second hand mountain bike buying has taken a turn for the worse. I’ve just splurged far too much money on a new hardtail… In the past couple of months I’ve been planning a...

Sam Hill vs Gee Atherton at the UCI Downhill in Val di Sole 0

Sam Hill vs Gee Atherton at the UCI Downhill in Val di Sole

I’m a little late with this as the latest UCI World Champs round was a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve just come across the footage of Sam Hill on freecaster.tv and just had...