This was my second trip to Norway, just three weeks since the last.
Crack my nuts and then I’m away.
Racing XC is where it started for me when it comes down to riding single speed.
Into Fred and Beyond
Rear wheel looking up. Arms cramping. No chance of stopping. Descending Wrynose Pass at 100miles in - and I wasn't anywhere near the KOM. Disappointing.
The winter hadn’t been so kind. Lots of traveling with work meant an inevitable lack of riding, but I was still lucky enough to get out running while being away.
Tweeny (my attempt at a review of the Sync)
The new bike all started last year when I saw a picture on twitter of the new Sync coming out from Kinesis.
28 hours door to door. One long drive.
Sun, sea and a … race.
I like it simple. And even though I get carried away with putting bouncy bits on sometimes to go a bit faster, I always go back to what's best. Rigid.
Here, there and everywhere …
So the racing had finished for a while and the suspension, dropper post and meaty tyres made a return.The first proper ride back was my new favourite; Staveley, Longsleddle, Sadgill, Gatescarth, Nan Bield Pass, Kentmere, Garburn Pass, Staveley.This was the second time I'd risen this in 2013 and even with a strong headwind on the…Read more Here, there and everywhere …
Let the racing begin…
The week started with a few runs and a a different sort of ride for me. After work I set off to a mates house where we met some other riders and set off up a hill. It was straight up (pushing at times) and then back down again pumping the bumps and pinning the…Read more Let the racing begin…
The start of something good…
So you may have read about the wonderful weight loss remedy 'Norovirus' that I caught and lost 4kg. After eating my way through a few steaks and a few pints of milk, I was back to normal within a few days and ready for the weekend. Weather reports were good so on Friday 5th April,…Read more The start of something good…