Category Archives: cycling

Off-Road Utopia

Last weekend was one of our several-times-a-year mountain biking trips. The first significant trip of 2007. The destination for this springtime adventure? South Wales. The purpose-built, manufactured trails of Brechfa and Glyncorrwg, near Port Talbot. A superb weekend. Largely thanks … Continue reading

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Critical Mass

Last Friday I found myself in London at Critical Mass, the monthly bike ride and display of urban cycling solidarity that has been around for well over a decade in cities across the world. The simple philosophy is to celebrate, … Continue reading

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Filthy Pleasures

Mountain biking in southern England in January is generally a muddy experience. A couple of hours in Bedgebury Forest, Kent, leads to a bike covered in thick black gritty mud. Thankfully, the visitors’ centre has a freely available hosepipe. One … Continue reading

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Specialized have gone global…

It looks like Specialized, one of the bike industry’s leading players, has made an interesting decision about how it uses its distinctive branding. Specialized are a big name in bikes and they’re very proud of their brand. Most of their … Continue reading

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