.. the Lake District National Park Authority! “As Oscar winning film Slum Dog Millionaire hugs international headlines, Lake District village halls are celebrating their own big cash windfalls. There is no fanfare for the £27,000 pledged to give a vital boost to buildings which form the heart of communities. But the Lake District Sustainable Development Fund knows […]
It’s kind of snuck up on us again. Taking a week off to go skiing earlier in February, plus our new week-shorter production schedule has meant the usual deadline cram. However, some articles are (finally) being commissioned in advance and are coming in on time, which helps to spread the crush a little. And on […]
Chipps is back from his -9C skiing fun in Italy, but when’s the next jolly? He’s going to have to invent some more days in the year to get on one…
Swearing can be funny, stats are great but not when an insurance company gets hold of them to try and prove that cycling is dangerous and ads are here to stay and you need them as much as we do ultimately… No really!
In the continuing saga of “sorting out downstairs” I’ve been spending a great deal of time shinning myself on lots of random wheels that are littering the Singletrack offices. There seems to be something about wheels. No matter how useless or battered it may be, we cyclists seem loathe to throw a wheel away. And […]
Our workshop isn’t in the neatest of states at the mo… So with this in mind we’ve just taken delivery of an “Action Station” from PAF Systems. It’s a “work bench solution for those with limited space.. despite its heavy duty capacity, it folds flat against a wall; perfect for the home mechanic as well […]
A peek into the staff bike shed reveals a lot of changes for 2009. Here’s “Part 2″ of Benji’s thoughts on his Genesis Alpitude (“Part 1″ can be found in the new 47th issue of Singletrack Magazine)…
Explored a new (to me) Lakeland bridleway today. It turned out to be one of the best technical trails I’ve ever ridden. Better than the Snowdon Rangers Path? I think so. More details in a future issue of Singletrack. Awesome.
Just back from the Core Bike show – it was great as always… Now to get some pictures up.
I am really into mountain biking again. And when I say “really” it should say “REALLY”. Times 10. Tuesday night rides, thursday night rides, Saturday techno rides, Sunday social rides. All of it please. I think my mind/body/spirit has finally given up waiting for good weather to arrive and just wants to get on with […]