Cafe Adventure Women Riders

What is stopping journalists from empowering women to cycle?

Scrolling through Twitter the other night, I found a link to an article on the BBC website titled "What is stopping women from cycling?" I'll be brutally honest here. Though I am clearly a woman and I do cycle (lots), I often ignore articles like this when they appear in my feed because I get … Continue reading What is stopping journalists from empowering women to cycle?

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

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