• There are also some not too tricky natural loops to be had in Haugh Woods east of Hereford. Hard to find without a guide though, but holler and I’m sure one will pop up!

  • cymohndee replied to the topic Recommend me a cafe lock in the forum Bike Forum 2 weeks ago

    +1 for Ottolock. It’s a bit pricey but a much more substantial deterent than a piece of wire or cable tie. Rolls up nice ‘n’ neat to stuff in your riding pack.

  • Yup, as above. I can recommend Freeride Madeira too. You’ll need a whole day really but you will be done by late afternoon. I did two days hire and guide with them on my holiday week in Funchal, both awesome days out.

  • cymohndee replied to the topic I'm knackered… in the forum Bike Forum 1 month ago

    I know you aren’t quite there yet but I recommend reading “Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life” by Joe Friel. There’s a lot in there that will help you understand yourself better. My hunch is you are doing too much and you can’t recover properly in between. As we age we need to pay attention to that recovery time.

  • I’m with thisisnotaspoon. This is a skills thing not a 29er thing. If you can’t get some good coaching (easily the best cash upgrade I’ve ever spent biking) My penn’oth is research and experiment with different techniques, no one thing will work for your style in all situations.

    Here’s something that Chris Porter showed me that added a very…[Read more]

  • I do wonder what Spesh are going to do with the Stumpy, as its looking very out of date, very quickly

    Stumpy update Q2 2020 is what a trailpixie told me.