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For the past year or two I've been using a Highlander Pura pack for all of my rides. It's been great, comfortable and a pretty ideal size for a lot of rides. I can fit all of my tools, spare...
I recently ordered some Shimano XT cranks, in double flavour. I had no intention of running them as a double, instead single ring with bash. Unfortunately, once in my hands, it rapidly became...
Once again there's been a good gap in my posts, within that time gap I have moved back to Aberystwyth. I'm now riding my Cotic BFe about 90% of the time and a Transition Blindside the other 10%....
A couple of years ago I designed a route to do from the Long Mynd to Eastridge and back. Unfortunately on the day that I was due to ride it I was ill, however the Bens and Rich did. I quite...
This weekend marked the annual Dyfi Enduro ride, this year a choice was given to ride 45km or 55km. I entered the 55km with the aim of getting to the bar at the bottom of dickos within around 4...
This weekend was the Red Kite Events gravity enduro 1 at Llanwrtyd Wells. This gravity enduro differed from others that I've seen in that there were no strict stage start times. On Saturday stages...
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...
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....
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...
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...