Blethering about… MODI

The latest brand in the extreme sports scene and in the few weeks it’s been running it’s already a strong favourite with me! Hand drawn, unique characters on light simple t-shirts. Why complicate things? Nick at MoDI is keeping things simple, effective and awesome. So let’s hear from the man himself…   So MoDI – …

Bletherin’ About… Veloeye

It’s every mountain bikers worst nightmare. Discovering your pride and joy, your two-wheeled baby is gone. Stolen. The growth in cycling over recent years has brought with it a growth in bike related crime, the most common being bike theft. It can happen to anyone, anywhere. People have had their bikes stolen from roof racks,…

Guest Blog – “Spread Too Thin” by Anonymous

The following blog entry was submitted to me with the request to share their story anonymously and is the first in the #MTBMENTALHEALTH series. Please read and if you find it resonates with you or might help someone you know please share. “So yeah… Mental health. It’s one of the things I thought was only…

Lessons Learnt From My First Hike-A-Bike

Hike-A-Bike? Completed it mate. This week I undertook my first hike-a-bike adventure under the guidance of Endless Trails along with six other brave souls. The place – Helvellyn, The date  25th April, the weather – let’s just not, okay? In any life event there are lessons to be learnt, and good lord did I learn…

Blethering About… SkaterTrainers

I am a total chicken and out of all of the sports I do Skateboarding is the one I am most scared of in terms of hitting the deck – something I do a lot. If you see me at the Skatepark I am padded up to the eyeballs – knee pads, elbow pads, wrist…

Ski-An-Duro Shenanigans

Let me start by telling you that in preparation for this event you should definitely ride your bike at least twice in the two months leading up to it, and probably practice your snowsport more than twice in a year. Just a wee tip from an unknown source. When I seen that No Fuss Events…

Blethering About… Booicore

Are you fed up with getting your piece out in public? Is your vagina in view? Cans out in the car park? Enter Booicore to solve your car park changing challenges! Booicore is the brainchild of husband and wife team Julian and Anita. I had to ask about the name, it stuck in my mind…