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IS Strava just for Roadies?

So you’ve got a bike, you like riding it, you enjoy improving around your local trails, how do you track your improvement? Well, download Strava and track your next few rides. 629 more words


Why MTB? What made me start riding

I can hear you now “Glen, the first thing you write about is how badly you got hurt. What on Earth made you get on a bike in the first place?”. 879 more words


We Don't Know ...

Back in the 1960s (if memory serves I could look … and, yes, dammit, I know I could probably look it up on the all-wise internettage but what the hell ?) 793 more words



We are used to right wing bias in the capitalist press. The hysterical response of the Daily Express to news that we would not be putting up candidates in the forthcoming general election was an extreme but not untypical example. 323 more words

Workers In Struggle

Cannock Chase. Is it any good?

With a surprise 40th Birthday Party for my Brother-in-law to attend to way up north in the wilds of the East Midlands I was granted permission to pack my bike and go for a spin around… 569 more words

Riding In The Surrey HIlls

Photographing a mountain bike event - behind the scenes

I was having a little bit of a sort out my computer and came across the photos of the day I was the official photographer at… 321 more words


Review of Gruffalo Spotter Trail

We visited Cannock Chase Birches Valley Forest Centre in February Half Term to check out the new Gruffalo Spotters Trail app.

The new app allows you to follow the Gruffalo trail through the forest and at certain points parts of the trail come to life through the app with the characters from the Gruffalo including the mouse, snake, owl, fox and the Gruffalo himself. 703 more words