Category Archives: Mountain Biking

An Ode to OSMAnd

Open door, open data, hit the trail, see you later… Open Street Map is a real boon! Whether navigating the Quantocks or Tenerife, handy is understated. The ability to flag way points, GPX track & tell you which way you … Continue reading

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First Thoughts; Zealot 16 Back Pack

The Zealot 16 back pack seems to offer all I would want from a technical perspective. Roll out tool pouch, arm phone pocket, hydration, integrated lid & knee/shin carry. However, initial impresions tend towards cheap build quality. The materials used … Continue reading

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De-constructing Fear

Fight or flight? I did it! I faced down my fear! I finally understand how to break the negative cycle of fear of fear (therefore, keeping fear alive.) Claire Weekes was right, banging on about the same concept a quadrillion … Continue reading

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ABC MTB

Lessons in how to be RAD!

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Norco Torrent [2005]

Just like playing pool after snooker, working on my Norco is now super easy! Made when ‘zocchis where at their peak & butter smooth she’s game for a bit of gravity joy riding, I am however very unfit (probably something … Continue reading

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Weston-super-Mare Indoor Ski Slope

What with them building the UK’s longest indoor snow slope in WsM & mountain biking up the Quantocks in the summer, I must really get a car. =-=-=-=-= Powered by Blogilo

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Never Give Up!!!

You have the power, you really do! When trouble shooting, only you can best describe the problem on support forums, or think of the correct nomenclature to Google. ¬†With enough tinkering, you can even be your own tech support. ¬†After … Continue reading

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