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Women's Mountain Bike Weekend-Planning Phase

Plans are underway for another off road getaway with Laura and Gail,  and with interest from others building from our respective Facebook feeds.  Upstate New York is the place, deep in the Hudson River Valley. 213 more words


Crazy Cheap Disc Brakes = Junk

Well I did it again, I bought some stupid cheap bike junk online and paid for it.  I needed a new mountain bike brake when the rear Hayes disc failed recently.   482 more words

Barn Door Cycling

Strathpuffer - 24 hour mountain biking race 

Turning 40 this year and decided a challenge/adventure a month would be a good way to celebrate!

First up was the Strathpuffer – a 24 hour mountain biking endurance event, set in the Scottish highlands, at the harshest time of year. 114 more words


One Horse Gap February Fun

We got a sizable group together for a ride at One Horse Gap, and again despite incredible weather for a day in February we didn’t see a single horseback rider.   164 more words

Barn Door Cycling

The grin.

On the mountain bike.

Stony climb, Up and over. 

The moor – wild, wet and windy.

Lagoon like puddles. Sheep track archipelago.

Shotgun blast mud; a face full of wheel debris.

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Reset button.

When I am mentally tired and not functioning properly, a good ride can set it all straight again. Riding bikes is like a reset button for my brain and my soul. 31 more words

Mountain Biking

Worn Out

I’ve been looking forward to this holiday weekend for awhile now.  The weather promised to be amazing for February.  The highs were in the low 70s, and just a bit of rain on Saturday.   782 more words

Matt Gholson