Josh Kato described it as finding a way to be “miserably happy”. Kato is one of the fastest people to ever complete the epic Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race – a 2,750 mile off-road ride down the spine of America along the Continental Divide, a feat which required him to ride his bike almost continuously […]
I, like many, am in awe of Mark Beaumont who recently cycled around the world in 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes, covering an average of 230 miles a day. How on earth did he keep going? What lessons are there for us mere mortals? Have you ever wondered why healthy people like Mark […]
The problem Over the years I have owned many bikes. It has not been a great experience. Every single one was bought as the “this is it” bike and much time and money spent on tweaking the setup to get it just right. But it never was. Every bike started out as someone else’s interpretation […]
A few shots of riding off-road in the Pyrenees.
I crashed whilst mountain biking in the Pyrenees last week. It hurt. Ten days have now passed and tomorrow I will have my tenth ‘first’ examination of the injuries. Each time the conclusion has been to refer me onwards, and at each link in the chain they have repeated the same first examination and induced […]