REVIEW: Karkoa Smartbag 40 – the ultimate fitness rucksack

REVIEW: Karkoa Smartbag 40 – the ultimate fitness rucksack

You know when your mum packs you off for your first day of high school with the whole of WH Smith and enough PE kit to clothe a rugby team on your back?  Yeah, that.  Say hello to 12 year…

View Post
Cycling the South Downs Way: Amberley to Devil’s Dyke

Cycling the South Downs Way: Amberley to …

“You’re still cycling? Where are you going, for crying out loud?!”  Fair point from mum, I guess. The final leg of our South Downs Way was a not-too-painful 18 miles from Amberley to Devil’s Dyke, where we arrived to a…

View Post
The South Downs Way: Petersfield to Amberley

The South Downs Way: Petersfield to Amberley

<< Leg one: Eastbourne to Brighton  Leg 3: Amberley to Devil’s Dyke >> It might seem strange to do a 2hr train journey just so you can ride your bike back in the opposite direction, especially when you can cycle…

View Post
Cycling the South Downs Way: Eastbourne to Brighton

Cycling the South Downs Way: Eastbourne to …

Leg 2: Petersfield to Amberley (because fuck headwind) >>  Leg 3: Amberley to Devil’s Dyke >> Hills? What hills. Oh yeah, THEM BLOODY HILLS. It’s been a good while since we’ve cycled the South Downs Way. Far too long, in…

View Post
Mountain biking in Wales – a tour of the trails

Mountain biking in Wales – a tour of …

Put me on a bike and I’m happy. Take me to Wales with it and I’m all yours. I cannot tell you how happy it’s made me to get back to cycling in the last few weeks, especially to get…

View Post