The Pros and Cons of Being With a Pro

Every relationship has it’s ups and downs, its good and bad times and a relationship with a mountain bike racer is no different. I have had a number of people comment on how lucky I am or how exciting it must be to go out with a world series racer, and although most of the…

The Social Media Break

After seeing a few friends taking time away from social media and raving about the good it did them, I had to give it a try – I’m a sucker for a trend you see. I am part of the generation who grew alongside social media. Before Facebook and Instagram I had Bebo, MSN and…

How to Survive a Winter Without Wakeboarding

After one of the best seasons I’ve had (I’ve had two seasons so not much competition really) the thought of a winter without getting a wakeboarding fix has my heart breaking a little. What will I do to fill the void, what can I do to keep my progress from coming to a halt or…

MTB Christmas Gift Guide

With only 35 days left until the big man pays us all a visit, it doesn’t leave much time to get presents bought for all of your friends and family. In the spirit of the season, I will help you out.  Here are ten things you can buy for your mountain biker buddy that’ll make…

Blethering with… Sam Flockhart

Scottish , Maxxis Cup and European champion, just a few titles that Sam Flockhart has claimed in his mountain biking career. After much success in racing downhill, racing for Lapierre International Racing alongside Sam Blenkinsop and MTB legend Nico Vouilloz, Sam is now a serious contender in the enduro circuit flying the flag for Intense…

PMBA Hope Tech Womens Enduro

When I first came across the advert for the Hopetech Womens Enduro it took me around 0.5 seconds to decide to enter. Following on from the Hopetech Womens ride outs around the country over the past couple of years, the entry level enduro was the perfect transition from fun ride out with like minded ladies…

Munro #2 – Ben Vorlich

Munro Climbed: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) – 985m Altitude Date – 12th September 2017 Total Hiking time: 3 hours 36 mins Distance covered: 12km Elevation gain: 847m Stuc a’ Chroin summit not acheived I have set myself the challenge to complete all of the 282 munros in Scotland in my lifetime. The munros are the…