Category: Banter

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...

Glentress and Innerleithen – Best Mountain Bike Trails in the UK 2

Glentress and Innerleithen – Best Mountain Bike Trails in the UK

For anyone that hasn’t seen it yet, my local pair of trails, Glentress and Innerleithen, have been awarded ‘Top UK Trail’ by Mountain Bike Rider magazine. It’s a brilliant accolade for two great trails...

Bye Bye Specialized Epic – Get your frame measurements right! 2

Bye Bye Specialized Epic – Get your frame measurements right!

If you’ve been reading for a while you’ll know all about the Epic that I bought before Christmas. Well, great bike that it was it had to go I’m afraid. I learned a lesson...

Mountain Bike Trail Difficulty – Measuring it exactly? 0

Mountain Bike Trail Difficulty – Measuring it exactly?

At the moment in mountain biking there are just four classifications of trails; green, blue, red and black (some places have double-black but it doesn’t seem to be used very often…). Anyone that’s ridden...