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I thought about inviting a mate round before realising that we’re not supposed to
1 week ago

I thought about inviting a mate round before realising that we’re not supposed to

By  •  Uncategorized

Unusual times means that there’s all sorts of things going on in the world which aren’t normal. Not being able to have mates round is strange. Minimal contact altogether is …
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Bikes Don’t Sit Still Long Enough
2 months ago

Bikes Don’t Sit Still Long Enough

By  •  Photography

Back-lit photography can be extraordinary but can also be very challenging. For a while now, I’ve really struggled when subjects are directly lit from behind. It poses the problem that …
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Packless Mountain Biking | 2020 Kit List
3 months ago

Packless Mountain Biking | 2020 Kit List

By  •  Product Reviews

If you’re regular reader of this blog, you will know that I love nothing more than jumping on the bike without a rucksack. Recently, I’ve been carrying a massive rucksack …
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It does mean carrying a ridiculous full-size rucksack about
3 months ago

It does mean carrying a ridiculous full-size rucksack about

By  •  Ride Stories

I love photography. Aside from mountain biking, I’d say it’s my favourite hobby and it probably ties on the top spot. I love creating feelings through images – capturing the …
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It won’t surprise you to hear that she thought it was incredible
6 months ago

It won’t surprise you to hear that she thought it was incredible

By  •  Ride Stories

Red Bull Hardline is one of the most insane courses out there. If you read the piece I wrote about walking it, hopefully it gave you an impression of just …
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When things get a bit loose, at least I’ll be able to stop now
7 months ago

When things get a bit loose, at least I’ll be able to stop now

When my brakes gave up at Llandegla it was time to consider getting a new set. I’d bled them before, had them bled at a bike shop nearby and then …
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I had a black sharpie. What could go wrong?
7 months ago

I had a black sharpie. What could go wrong?

By  •  Ride Stories

When I bought my BMX last year (or was it two years ago now?), I knew I wanted to get another lid. After all, my trail lid is supposed to …
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I know… that sounds arty
7 months ago

I know… that sounds arty

For a while now, I’ve been interested in photography. It’s been a bit of a passion which has led me to merge both bikes and cameras together. The vast majority …
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Fundamentally different to anything else
8 months ago

Fundamentally different to anything else

By  •  Ride Stories

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
8 months ago

I guess that’s why they call it Hardline

By  •  Ride Stories

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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