Tag Archives: winter training

Set your goals high and enjoy the ride – Mike shares his plans and tips for 2017

Well what a season! I came crawling into 2016 as a bit of an underdog, and my first race whilst a healthy 7th place, was really not what I was hunting for. A renewed sense of direction and effort then saw me rocket to the front with 2 wins on the trot and then 2 […]

Laura Griffiths on training with no end in sight

Last year started off full of hope and excitement.  My first ever sponsor Rocky mountain bikes UK was sponsoring the series I had planned to race all year. The first UK Enduro was an amazing weekend with great stages and a great atmosphere. I was really looking forward to the next one when suddenly the […]

Fat bikes are just a fad, right? – Sophie Nolan

As winter approaches most of us morn the long summer nights spent riding our bikes. As we  dust off the turbo trainer with hideous flashbacks to the winter before sat in the lounge, red faced in a pool of sweat watching premature christmas adverts we wish for spring to arrive. As I packed my bags […]

Guide Training – Matt Cain

I put my hand up and admit it…. Every year I swear that I’ll do a better job of riding through the winter and arriving in the Spring feeling fit and strong. Every year however work, 2 young kids and the British winter conspire to have me arriving at the end of February feeling a […]

Training for the Beast – Rachel Norman

After partaking in my first event last year, the Hopetech Women’s Enduro, I’d got the bug and I was itching to sign up for more. I wanted something to train towards to keep my fitness up and improve on my mountain biking ability. I thought the Hamsterley Beast fitted all the criteria needed for such […]

Winter Riding – Jenny Nuttall

I think it’s safe to say Spring has sprung leaving winter behind. So I thought I’d look back on winter riding as it’s easy to think I didn’t ride much…..but I did! Dark nights and snow didn’t put me off this year, as they have in the past. If I wasn’t spending my free time […]