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It went like the clappers
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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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Rad8 Photochromic 506 Glasses
10 months ago

Rad8 Photochromic 506 Glasses

Below is the review for the Rad8 Photochromic lenses. The full review is published on TotalMTB as part of the work I do with them.

If you’re interested in a …
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He sends me stuff and I get some photos.
10 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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Reaper Mudguards
1 year ago

Reaper Mudguards

A bit like marmite, some people hate mudguards. However, I love them. I run a mudguard all year round, rain or shine, and try to keep my fork seals as …
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Local Spots | Fun Or Flop?
1 year ago

Local Spots | Fun Or Flop?

By  •  Ride Stories

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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The Best Twitter Hashtag Ever?
1 year ago

The Best Twitter Hashtag Ever?

By  •  Ride Stories

Twitter. The Twitterverse. The land of mountain bikers with no sense of community, dominated by talk of Brexit and the inevitable close-passing of cars when riding down the road. Often, …
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Reaper Mudguards – Discount Code
1 year 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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