Mountain biker

5 gifts for mountain bikers this Christmas

Hot on the heels of my post with some gift ideas for climbers, here are 5 suggestions for mountain bikers. As with the climber ideas, I've included some different gifts that you're not likely to find in a big high street retailer - let's show some Christmas love to our small producers. 1. Booicore changing … Continue reading 5 gifts for mountain bikers this Christmas

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Winter cycling gear

Winter mountain bike clothing

The last couple of times I've been out on my bike, the temperature has been much cooler - and with the wind direction from the north, it's felt really (really) cold. If you ask when's my favourite time to be outside, I will always answer with the warmer months. I feel the cold deep in … Continue reading Winter mountain bike clothing

Berm Baby Berm, Glentress

Berm Baby Berm

What's your favourite type of mountain biking at a trail centre?  For me, it's swooping, flowing, berm laden singletrack - and Glentress in the Scottish Borders has this in spades. Over the last year or two, I'd seen pictures of friends spending time mountain biking at one of the 7 Stanes MTB Trail Centres.  It … Continue reading Berm Baby Berm