Tag Archives: mtb

First time between the tape – Rob Allcoat

First time between the tape So the start of my race career was at Tidworth bike park for the 1st round of the Root 1 summer series, it was a really nice chilled event to get into racing. Photo credit @bethchloetattoos I was a tad nervous going into this, as expected, after I got signed […]

10 Under the Ben 2018 , a battle of body and mind – Liz Peacock

The organisers, No Fuss Events, describe this event as “Scotland’s original and best mountain bike event”, which remains as the flagship of the No Fuss Events portfolio.  Its based a simple endurance mountain bike format – a 10 mile lap, raced for 10 hours.  The description goes on to say that the event and the amazing trails around […]

Steel City Scorcher – Meg Forman

Once a year, in a sleepy town of Grenoside… a mass-gathering of like-minded folks meet to whoop and frolick in everything mtb. Having been aware of the phenomenon known as Steel City DH for a number of years, this was my first visit and I was giving myself the added of bonus of having entered […]

Pilgrimage to the Home of the Brave – Hannah Myers

Here we are on the M6, dog at my feet and husband to my right. Blasting some tunes I’ve never heard before over the gusts coming from the open window since we don’t have any air-conditioning. Three days of packing the van with easy-up gazebo, stock, bikes, clothing for every weather possibility and about a […]

You get good weather in Scotland in May… don’t you? – Liz Peacock

This trip had been in the diary for a while – we were already in the highlands (thanks 10 under the ben) and we had friends travelling to join us from Surrey…and from Aberdeen… Routes were planned, accommodation booked (we were all in some sort of van except for our friends from the south, who […]

Morocco 2018 – Matt Cain

Morocco is a country that serves up travel clichés and unpredictable surprises in equal measures. Anyone spending time in the Souks and squares of the Medina cannot help but be mesmerised by the hustle and bustle of activity. The bright sights of fresh fruit stalls, tempting smells of sizzling tagines and the enthralling sounds of […]

Join us at the Malverns Classic Festival!

The Malverns Classic is back after a 20-year break. The biggest MTB party of the year is at Eastnor Deer Park near Ledbury, Herefordshire. HR8 1EN over the weekend of the 15-17th of June! We’ll be there for the whole weekend with a full range of kit for you to try and buy at super […]

UK Gravity Enduro, Round 2 Eastridge – Carrie Poole

When Steve Parr announced he was organising the UKGE series again I was quite excited. Even more so when my Dad expressed interest in taking photos of me racing and my folks offered to babysit so that my husband and I could race. I had competed in almost all of the UKGE races since they […]

Three races in seven days? – Emma Knight

After not having entered any races since for a couple of weeks I’ve somehow managed to end up at three in the space of seven days – one of them being a National round of the Cross-country series. I had raced the first two rounds of the National XC (missed the third) but hadn’t really […]

Bank Holiday Riding – Jael Maw

Well, its that time of year again. Our annual Bank holiday caravanning weekend in North Wales. It is one of my very favourite places to ride my bike.   It’s a long way to travel for us. We left straight after I finished school on Friday and arrived at the Tan Y Fron campsite at […]