Movember 2019 – My Reason Why

Movember, that time of the year that the moustache becomes a universal sign for men’s health, where many set out to raise awareness for mental health, suicide prevention, prostate and testicular cancer. I’ve never taken part previously, truth be told, it didn’t resonate with me. However, this year, I’m downing the razor for men’s health.…

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Reality Check

Well, it feels like a post that continues to be becoming more present on there, but where have I been? The last two months have been tough. In fact, it’s hard to quantify how hard they have been mentally. Shortly after the Pyllon XP2 in the Lake District, I attended the London Bike Show with…

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I’ve got the bug & it’s a positive one

I’m back. What? Wait? You never left. True. I’ve been quiet. The last month has sucked. Not from a brand perspective, I’ve been fortunate to be sent some brand spanking new kit that I think many of you will be excited to read, see and learn about. When I say the last month has sucked,…

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Trash Free Trails – Dably & Grizedale Spring Trail Clean Tour Stops

Where do I begin? I was fortunate to be invited to be one of Trash Free Trails Ambassadors last year, or this year, to be honest, time is moving so fast currently, my memory of exactly when certain actions have been taken isn’t the best. Either way, I was made part of the A Team,…

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Gone Digging

Trail Fairies & Pixies We know they exist, every rider and runner knows there are people out there creating and maintaining trail networks, but few of us actually pick up tools and contribute. They don’t ask for gratitude, physical or mental pats on the back, in many instances they are happy to go on their…

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Pyllon XP 2

If you were to tell me it had been a year since the inaugural Pyllon XP, I would have told you quite simply “no way.” But it has, give or take a few days. Those days spent in Aviemore, as the Beast from the East tore into the mountain side, doing it’s best to hamper…

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Why I support Trash Free Trails

Why Trash Free Trails? It’s a good and valid question. I could simply respond with a simple ‘why not’, killing any conversation, using an abrupt one line that adds no value to anyone, even myself. So let’s begin. Looking back, I can remember Surfers Against Sewage back to my youth, despite never living near the…

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I stood on a pair of skis

Yeah yeah, it’s skiing, every millennial has been on a season or a school trip. Well no. 57 days shy of turning 29, today I stood on a pair of skis for the first time in my life. On a break in the Cairngorms, more specifically, Aviemore, with snow falling in the valley, I took…

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5 Winter Essentials

It’s that time of the year that your inbox is being bombarded with Sales from your preferred brands and shops, % signs are everywhere and those fortunate to receive some money may be thinking of splashing out. This is not a guide to where and what to get, this is an alternate 5 things that…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – adidas TERREX 10km

It was only supposed to be for fun. I was fortunate to get a VIP slot in the race and with my bargain accommodation (£19 a night Airbnb room) being all of 5 minutes away, I thought I had the perfect plan for 2018. Turn up the the start after a warm up and run…

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