Meet at the Station Cafe for 10am start as usual. A couple of hours or so on the plentiful singletrack trails around the forest before lunch back at the cafe.
Posts in category Off Road
Come and enjoy the Indian summer in the forest on some of the brilliant singletrack trails. Conditions should be perfect now that the brambles are dying back and the mud will have dried up. This is one of our regulars, Kev C during Manchester’s Hit the North Race back in February. We are starting to […]
Weaver Valley had two teams in this annual competition, this year based in the Peak District with over 100 teams and solo riders from all over the UK. Richard Clader, new to this event – which is mountainbike orienteering on tracks and bridleways, teamed up with me to acheive a respectable score as the first […]
http://www.youtube.com/v/ZxsjKYQFi24&hl=en_GB&feature=player_embedded&version=3It appears that May is the month for riding in the lakes, with Derek and Gareth completing the Fred Whitton earlier in the month, and Kevan, Elenor and me, (Matt) riding Keswick Mountain Festival events this last weekend. All the road riders did well, completing the rides in respectable times in wild weather, but this […]
Saturday 7 May saw us heading for Rhiwlas on the edge of the Ceriog Valley near Oswestry for the annual Borderlands Challenge. This was KevC trying to thumb a lift. See http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/committee.asp?ClubCtteeID=7178&ClubID=1699 and if you go to the gallery you’ll find pictures of us. This really is a very good event in aid of the […]
Richard had a great idea about heading over some of Snowdonia’s 3000′ mountains and the two Kev’s and I were game enough (perhaps daft enough) to accompany him. We took the Roman Road which was ridable all the way up Drum before pushing up Foel Fras, the most northeasterly of the Welsh 3000 footers. From […]