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Maybe it’s a bad idea to stick stuff on your crash helmet?

Blood spots on the snow

For a long time now this thought has been nagging at me and recent events have served only to bring it to the front of my mind.

I’m talking about sticking stuff on our crash helmets, more particularly the kind of appendages riders sport to capture their escapades in glorious technicolor. It’s possible you might end up seeing the wrong kind of colour entirely.

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Maybe it’s a bad idea to stick stuff on your crash helmet?

Does putting stuff like camera and light mounts on your crash helmet put you at risk of greater injury? Read the rest…

The only way is Vole

Just before Christmas, Dave posted to our Facebook page that there was a rumour we were thinking of changing our name from the MuddyMoles to the Water Voles in light of the Great Flood of 2013. That might not be a bad idea… Read the rest…

10K a Day: Hitting the buffers

OK, I guess I should ‘fess up. My stated aim of riding at least 10K every day of December has been derailled Read the rest…

Christmas is coming but I’m trying not to get fat!

This weekend saw the gun firing on the Christmas season. Earlier than usual, I’ve seen FB friends posting pictures of their newly decorated homes, all taking advantage of the first of December falling on a weekend. We even have the tree up at our place after our kids declared it Christmas now the advent calendars are in play!

An evening with David Walsh and Shane Sutton

I’ve decided that this year I shall make a reasonable attempt to follow the Tour de France action from the comfort of my armchair Read the rest…

Touring the Garden Route South Africa

Darren sets out on a MTB epic to the Cape Epic in South Africa Read the rest…

La Calera, Campagnolo and Cartegena – Colombia, part one

Paul goes to Colombia, climbs La Calera on a Campagnolo equipped Fausti Coppi KSC, then kicks back in Cartegena Read the rest…

Charity appeal – Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Jill’s walking for a charity close to her – and our – hearts Read the rest…

31 in 31 = 505 (or 505 miles in 31 days and 31 rides)

Matt manages to ride 505 miles in the 31 days of December with at least one ride each day – 31 in 31 = 500! Read the rest…

31 in 31 – the story so far

What’s it like to ride every day of December in the UK? Not as easy as you’d think… Read the rest…

Mountain Bike Code of Conduct and the Surrey Hills AONB

Dave finds local businesses are getting involved to promote a positive image of mountain biking in the Surrey Hills with the Mountain Bike Code of Conduct a key element of this. Read the rest…

A week of riding – 6 from 7

A riding week, like a bakers dozen, is not what it seems. But you can pack in a lot more than you’d think. Read the rest…

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