The Mendip

Written by Stewart Hall. The Mendip is synonymous with sticky mud and slippery limestone but any criticism you hear of trail conditions belie the variety of riding available. It’s fair to say that it’s best to visit during a dry spell so yes, think twice about visiting if it’s been especially wet recently. Otherwise, come […]

January 6th, 09 3 Categories: South West England, UK

The Cotswolds

Chipps discovers the quieter trails of the Cotswolds.

December 9th, 08 6 Categories: South West England

The Isle Of Purbeck

Matt and Chipps travel down super-south to sample the delights of the Dorset Coast. That is, if they can find it in the low cloud and sideways rain.

December 9th, 08 3 Categories: South West England

The Malvern Hills

They stand tall and proud above the surrounding countryside, beckoning mountain bikers traveling up the nearby M5 motorway. With such a profile and situation, you wouldn’t believe that
mountain bikers are allowed to ride on their flanks, but the good news is that the Malvern Hills are criss-crossed with wonderful bridleways as Rob Hamilton Smith discovers.

December 8th, 08 Categories: South West England

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