Getting Past the Fear

The first time I looked at a downhill track I almost cried. Even after my first big crash I just wanted to get back on the bike, but it turns out I couldn’t. Fast forward a year to the place I had said crash and I was a mess. The first round of Taff Buggy […] Read more…

MIJ Round 1 – Taff Buggy

The first round of the MIJ Taff Buggy stuck to usual tradition, the weekend was dry, but absolutely freezing on the Sunday. There had been a few changes to the track from previous year, which had made the track more challenging. The top section continued along the same start line, a flat pedally section into […] Read more…

Van Road Trails

A forestry site in South Wales has gone under the digger to create purpose built mountain bike facilities. Van Road, near Caerphilly town centre has recently undergone work to provide new trials for mountain bikers. The men behind the project are Jason Carpenter, a local trail builder and mountain biker, and Steve Aicheler, owner of […] Read more…

DTV: Unsung heroes of the trail

The Dean Trail Volunteers, have been maintaining the trails in the Forest of Dean for the past three and a half years. A group of hard working volunteers give up their time each week to ensure the trails are looked after. The Forest of Dean is a popular spot for mountain bikers, with great on site […] Read more…

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