Category Archives: MTB

Time to sit down and create a plan

It feels as though I have used up all the quick wins on  the “timed” sections in Friston Forest and around Holmbury that I have been riding this summer. My times decreased as I leant the routes and got fitter as the year … Continue reading

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Statisfaction

STATISFACTION – a mistyped word? or does it mean “statistics that give comfort”? My cycling has changed a lot this year – moving to singletrack and now singletrack that is knarly, twisty and downwards in forests and woods.  This has caused me to become … Continue reading

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Heading to Wales

After years of thinking about it …… I made it to two of the MTB Trail centres of South Wales – first up was Bike Park Wales, and then it was Afan. And then we were worn out 🙂   … Continue reading

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Strange happenings in Friston Forest

At just before 9 on Saturday morning I met up with Retro and Paul. The sun was burning the clouds away and for once I was following, being shown some of the delightful singletrack paths Friston Forest has to offer. … Continue reading

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GPS tracking?

A few weeks ago I changed  from the MapMyRide App to Strava, and have now been comparing the results with those from my CatEye Stealth.  What can I report? Well the ascent “calculated” be Strava is  considerably less than that by … Continue reading

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Riding again

After a few weeks where getting out and off-road on my bike has had to take a back seat to “life”  I have been out 3 times in 4 days – twice on the South Downs and once, with Patrick, up into … Continue reading

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A good Friday

It was more than a good Friday it was a fantastic Friday – Shere pleasure! In between the rain and wind and sleet we had a day of glorious sunshine. Building on recent trips  I chose to do some more … Continue reading

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