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In the end, this separation in style is what put an end to To The Trail
1 week 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
5 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.
5 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?
8 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
12 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
1 year 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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