Starting today, Rob Lee of the Iron Horse Extreme race team will, as the second part of his 7ds project, attempt to pilot his Iron Horse MK 111 through all 7 Red-graded trails of the 7Stanes in the Scottish Borders, and also ride between each, in one journey!
Here are a few vaguely mountain bike related YouTube clips to help speed the weekend closer to you… Worth getting the headphones out if you’re in an office where you’re supposed to be pretending to work…
Shed Fire’s first bike, the Ragley, pops round for coffee and brings a pirate along too.
The best (and only) film about the birth of mountain biking finally has a trailer to give you an idea about what’s in it.
This means that in just two days time you could be swinging your leg over demo bikes from Turner, Intense, Lapierre, Cove and Rocky Mountain before heading out onto some of South Wales’ finest trails.
Fresh from their team gold in the Downhill at the BUSA championships, Mountain Bikers from the University of Manchester took on Sir Chris Hoy on Monday. The challenge was to try and beat the Scottish track rider’s max power output of 2,000w. The weapon of choice in this battle is one of British Cycling’s now […]
Helmets have been in the news. Two stories in particular have received wide coverage this week: The case of Smith v Finch and secondly the death of Natasha Richardson who suffered a head injury whilst skiing, apparently without a helmet. Both stories have sparked a heated debate about the usefulness of helmets in preventing head injury and whether they should be made compulsory. This clearly has implications for cyclists. To find out why CTC is against mandatory helmet wearing for cyclists read on…
The second edition of The Ride Journal is finally ready to be unleashed later this week. Here’s some exclusive sneak previews of what’s inside and details of a launch party…
Chevin Cycles of Otley arranged an evening showing of Klunkers followed by a talk by Gary Fisher on March 14th ’09 at Otley Town Hall. We video’d the event and squashed 40 minutes of talk into a handy 10 minute bite size nugget.
It’s Freaky Friday here in the office. Our pal Deano has just popped in with his monster truck tyred Jeff Jones titanium singlespeed, and Chipps has shown his complete disregard for colour matching by installing a purple Cane Creek headset on his pink Orange Blood.