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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5 gifts for climbers this Christmas

If you're struggling to know what to buy the climber in your life for Christmas, check out these 5 ideas below. I'm a big believer in shopping locally, using independent producers and donating to charity. However, it can be difficult finding good recommendations (especially if it's not your sport), so take a look at the … Continue reading 5 gifts for climbers this Christmas

Hamsterley Beast, enjoying the challenge without crossing the start line

This weekend saw the 3rd year of the fearsome sounding Hamsterley Beast mountain biking event. When Mr Outdoor-Girl first pressed send on his entry form months ago, I added the date in my diary to go along as his most enthusiastic supporter. The immediate question springing to your minds might be why on earth I was planning … Continue reading Hamsterley Beast, enjoying the challenge without crossing the start line