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It went like the clappers
3 days 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
2 weeks 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
1 month 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
1 month 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.
2 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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Local Spots | Fun Or Flop?
5 months ago

Local Spots | Fun Or Flop?

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Obviously, it depends what your local spot is. If you’re in Wales or Scotland, you’re almost guaranteed to have some form of quality riding nearby, right? The same could be …
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Reaper Mudguards – Discount Code
9 months ago

Reaper Mudguards – Discount Code

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I’m always on the look-out for a bit of a bargain – I think it’s something that’s bred into British folk, especially those of use from Yorkshire. I’m also a …
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Twisted Cogs – Full Bike Service
9 months ago

Twisted Cogs – Full Bike Service

December 11th, 2016. The date I bought my dream bike; my Santa Cruz Bronson. I promised myself that I’d look after it properly – that I’d give it proper services …
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5 Tips For Better Photos
1 year ago

5 Tips For Better Photos

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A few weeks back I had the pleasure of riding bikes with George and Alan (from the Feral Marmot Collective). We got chance to ride the flow routes of Lady …
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Sharing The Love
2 years ago

Sharing The Love

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In case you haven’t realised by now, I like bikes. I really like bikes. Most weeks I spend any spare time I can reading about bikes, watching videos about bikes, …
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