Issue 142 Pete’s Pro’s: Rachel Atherton

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Pete takes in laps and baby naps with Rachel Atherton on her home turf. Of all the routes I’ve travelled to go for a ride with those who make their living from riding push irons, few are as familiar to me as the run that passes Dyfi Bike Park. Be it along the Ruthin-Mold-Chester axis or from the Aberystwyth direction, this part of the world is where I grew up. I can even recall a time where I’d pass through Pantperthog en route to climb Cadair Idris without the idea of bringing a bike even crossing my mind. This part...

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