Coed Llandegla. Llandegle. Degla. What ever you call it you've probably heard of it; all weather trails with long climbs and descents filled with endless corners and switchbacks. In terms of challenging technical terrain there isn't that much at all when compared to other trail centres or the previous race at Dyfi, but what it... Continue Reading →
Last weekend I had the pleasure of racing in the Funnduro event (entry level enduro race sponsored by Funn) at the Malverns Classic mountain bike festival. We'd been pretty keen on this event for months, knowing that a lot of big names and old school pros were going to be floating about, it'd be a great chance... Continue Reading →
The morning after the night before. What a weekend. My body is sore, my eyes are heavy and my brain feels like it has gone on strike. What have I been doing? Enduro racing of course. It's been well over a year since I last raced in a competitive Downhill event. Taking a year off to... Continue Reading →
The thing about training and making yourself stronger is that you soon realise you are having to constantly up your game. Increasing weight, running further, running faster, pushing harder. Nothing ever gets easier, you’re just having to do more to get any feedback from your body. This sounds like a bad thing, but it’s far... Continue Reading →
You would think it was common sense but when it comes to general health, diet and exercise, you (and your physical achievements) really are dependent on what you eat. I am in no way a nutritionist, but over the last few years of upping the physical strains and challenges that I put my body through, I have... Continue Reading →
But as each race went on, the season heated up over the summer both at local level and at the World Cup, and as a by-stander what I witnessed was bizarre...
A short personal review on the Bell Super 3, POC Tectal Race, MET Parabellum and the Troy Lee Designs A2 helmets...
Leaving your shoes is like leaving your arms behind. They are more than shoes. They are an extension of your body. They are what connects you to your bike and lets you feel EVERYTHING that’s going on. I had lost my arms.