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Fundamentally different to anything else
2 weeks ago

Fundamentally different to anything else

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MTBMeetup keeps me coming back every year. It’s the fourth time in a row that I’ve made the annual pilgrimage to One Planet at Llandegla to enjoy the social riding …
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I guess that’s why they call it Hardline
3 weeks ago

I guess that’s why they call it Hardline

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The second day with Red Bull and the Athertons didn’t disappoint. The first was great so I had big expectations for the second.

We got up ready for breakfast and …
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We want to invite you to ride with Gee and Dan Atherton
4 weeks ago

We want to invite you to ride with Gee and Dan Atherton

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Do you ever get those moments where you think things can’t be right? You know, when something seems like it’s too good to be true. It normally is, right?

That’s …
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In the end, this separation in style is what put an end to To The Trail
2 months ago

In the end, this separation in style is what put an end to To The Trail

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I imagine most of the people that read this blog will be people who know me one way or another. You’ll likely be one of the people who have been …
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Stops me from getting out
4 months ago

Stops me from getting out

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It’s not often that I don’t ride my bike. I work full time so I don’t get out as much as I’d like, but almost every weekend there’s a day …
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It went like the clappers
5 months ago

It went like the clappers

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In December of 2017 I bought my dream bike. My parents helped persuade me with their mantra of “you can’t take money to the grave; live your life” – especially …
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Off-piste riding has brought freshness to some of the more local places I know
5 months ago

Off-piste riding has brought freshness to some of the more local places I know

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What’s the obsession with off-piste? That’s something I always wondered when I first started out. I mean, the trails at most centres are decent and they’re usually well maintained. The …
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Something about cocking my leg like a dog
6 months ago

Something about cocking my leg like a dog

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I often get asked why I don’t race. I mean, I’m quite into my bikes and, although I’m not terribly fast and I’m sure I’ve got some dodgy techniques, I’m …
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I already feel a proper part of TotalMTB
6 months ago

I already feel a proper part of TotalMTB

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Working with TotalMTB has been an interesting recent development. For a few years now I’ve been growing a bit of an online presence. Nothing massive, no money spent and with …
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He sends me stuff and I get some photos.
6 months ago

He sends me stuff and I get some photos.

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Photographing yourself on a bike is an impossible task. Well, at least without really expensive kit that could trigger the shutter as I ride past; but I’m not made of …
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