16th September2016

Manx100 “Toughest mile for mile event in the UK”

The team behind the Manx100 have put together the toughest mile for mile mountain bike event in the UK. The stats only begin to give you a sense of the scale of the challenge laid down by the local organisers. 102 miles  (yes an extra couple as they didn’t want the risk of people being … Continue reading “Manx100 “Toughest mile for mile event in the UK””

15th September2016

Scott Marathon Series 2016: Round 5 – Ruthin

With the summer months and XC racing season drawing to an end, last weekend’s Scott MTB Marathon in Ruthin, North Wales, was the perfect opportunity for one last longer distance event before the off-season. Whilst not a race, the events are always challenging and a great way to push yourself should you wish. Having thoroughly … Continue reading “Scott Marathon Series 2016: Round 5 – Ruthin”

6th September2016

Matthew Jones takes on the Kielder101

The Kielder101 in it’s second year after taking over from the longer historic 100 mile event offered riders a 101km endurance xc challenge in the remote hills, forests and moorlands of the English and Scottish borders in deepest Northumberland.   Riders had an early wake up to prepare for the 8am start time for both … Continue reading “Matthew Jones takes on the Kielder101”

3rd September2016

Brighton Big Dog – 6HR SOLO By Luke Kendall

Luke Kendall recently wrote about his first 6 hour solo event at Brighton Bigdog. he’s shared his thoughts below, did anybody else attend? Taken from Lukes own blog: http://www.lukekendall.co.uk/brighton-big-dog-6hr-solo/ With the local XCO race season now over, and TwentyFour12 successfully done, I was intending on spending the following 5 weeks solely focusing on training ready for … Continue reading “Brighton Big Dog – 6HR SOLO By Luke Kendall”

20th August2016

Brighton Big Dog 2016

I had an average start, not too fast but not dead slow, it was enough to not burn out too quickly.