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Trail obstacles - The Self fulfilling prophecy

A few years ago, we were out riding a stretch of woodland. Twisty, turny, rooty. You know the type of thing. Well I knew this particular trail better than anyone having run the section many, many times. 115 more words


Riding the 7 Mile Island

It’s almost Labor Day and Mark and I were lamenting the fact that we still hadn’t gotten out together for a ride this year. This is probably one of the things I miss most about LBK (life before kids)…. 290 more words

Mountain Biking

Race in memory of one of the 631 rhinos poached this year ahead of World Rhino Day

Between January and August this year, poachers have slaughtered as many as 631 of South Africa’s precious rhinos. Four hundred and eight of these rhino have been killed in the Kruger National Park, prompting the decision by government and park authorities to evacuate hundreds of rhino from the area in a desperate attempt to protect the fast dwindling species. 364 more words

Healthy Fun Stuff

How Not To Be a Mountain Biker

If you ride a bike, you’ve probably seen the hilarious video How to be a Mountain Biker. I’ve been mountain biking for about 9 years. 228 more words

Just For Fun

Hills not mountains

I’ve been fortunate enough to fly over Everest. See snow, spindrift into the high troposphere.

Walk the Annapurna. Push past 5000m.

I’ve run up Bens and Munroes in Scotland. 74 more words


MTB Nirvana: My Vacation To Whistler, BC

Speechless, which is what this post will be for the most part. I was utterly speechless walking through the Village of Whistler at the base of Whistler Mountain.   93 more words


The Sleeping Giant

I’m riding along Buttermilk Trail, a stone’s throw from a beer-brown James River, inhaling air thick with the aroma of slow moving water. The sun, prevented all morning by the thick summer foliage from acquiring a clear shot, has finally found its perch directly above me. 469 more words

Mountain Bike