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Riding | chuck | 11 Oct 2013

Playing in the Dyfi

The Dyfi forest is always a highlight to any of my weeks or weekends. The riding is top notch. I designed a route that took in every (very nearly anyway) descent that I knew on the Corris side of the forest, including a bonus descent that I didn't know ...

Riding | chuck | 09 Oct 2013

Marin & Penmachno

Before starting the guts of this post I just want to mention that after previous riding this week my body was pretty sore and aching so that may bias my opinions on these trails. Pedalling downhill pretty much just wasn't an option either. Going to be utterly ruined by ...

Development | chuck | 09 Oct 2013

Pelican Github Autopublish

This isn't strictly development but could be handy for someone.

This blog uses a piece of software called Pelican, if you hadn't guessed. Pelican is a static blog generator, this means that it takes a theme (some HTMl like templates and some css), blog posts (mine are written ...

Random | chuck | 08 Oct 2013

Tipping chicks

My Dad owns a chicken farm where he takes chicks from a couple of days old and grows them until they're about ready to start laying eggs. At the point where they're old enough to lay they get taken off to another farm and he then gets a ...

Riding | chuck | 07 Oct 2013

Coed-y-brenin 2013

This weekend marked the annual Coed-y-brenin Enduro, a 60km mountain bike endurance event. Last year Ben and I did it, it took us 8.5 hours (according to my gps) and we were nearly dead last. Felt utterly destroyed at the end and swore to never do it again. Somehow ...

Riding | chuck | 02 Jun 2013

Weekend at Rich's

On Friday we leave for Scotland so some of us have been scrabbling to get a last bit of riding prep in before Bean utterly destroys our legs. Harris, Rich and I decided that we wanted to get a long ride in this weekend. As Rich lives near good riding ...

Riding | chuck | 28 Apr 2013

Prospect Big Bike Ride

The Dyfi Enduro is now a week away today it's been ages since I last did a real big ride. Therefore, I set out to plan a ride for this weekend and came across the Prospect Hospice Big Bike Ride by chance, a 50km ride over Swindon way. Ben ...

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