Desert Ultra | The Documentary Premieres Tonight – Friday 24th April

On Friday evening at 18:30, Desert Ultra the Documentary will be released live on YouTube. Much like the weather we have had for the past few weeks of lock down, be prepared to be transported to where heat and endless cloudless sky is dominant. This trail running documentary follows a multi-national group of runners (including…

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Earth Day – The Selfless Isolation Project

Earth Day 🌍 I can’t remember the last time so many people made a daily effort to get outside & make the most of what they have on their doorstep. Most of the people I’ve seen on the local trails or walking past my house, I’ve never seen, despite living here for a few years…

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Lock Down – Things to listen to

Sometimes you just want to get away from a screen, even a book. You may be out on a walk, a run, a ride, a drive (if you’ve a good reason) or simply want to melt into a chair with a pair of headphones. Well, I love a podcast, as does everyone now apparently, so…

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inov-8 switch attention from the fells to the living room – Things to Do, Watch & See

For a brand synonymous with the Lake District’s Fells and part of their team based in Staveley, staying in doors and not shouting about the mountains can’t come easy. From my Milton Keynes HQ, right now, I would give a lot for one day of mountain air, views and ascent. The team at inov-8 have…

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London Mountain Film Festival goes VIRTUAL

At least another 3 weeks of lock down (for the UK) were announced last night and for many, despite expecting it, it’s a blow, with plans for heading to the mountains in this pretty epic April weather now extinguished. Furthermore, those in urban areas, especially cities such as London have the greatest loss in terms…

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Virtual Racing – 2020 finds a new format

The 2020 racing calendar is over At least that’s what it may feel like to some Races are being rearranged, some cancelled, each week is full of news of more changes. For those training, competing, investing their time in them, this can be a huge drop in motivation, a sense of loss, a purpose now…

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OMM Academy Live – DIY Waterproof Repairs – Today at 4PM

Following on from last weeks lesson on Basics of using a compass (click HERE for the lesson), OMM are launching their second Academy Live Session tonight, DIY Waterproof Repairs. Presented by Davy Newall, it will look at taking care of your waterproof kit. Many of us will throw away perfectly good kit, when it needs some…

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TRASH FREE TRAILS CALLS FOR ‘SELFLESS ISOLATION’ IN SPRING TRAIL CLEAN DIY TOUR

‘RUBBISH’ RIDERS, RUNNERS & ROAMERS STILL REQUIRED! You will remember earlier this year I announced Trash Free Trails Spring Trail Clean Tour due to kick off on 4th April. Well, the world has changed since that post. 25% of the World’s population are in some form of lockdown, social distancing and restrictions are in effect. At…

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Rainspotting – Global Watch Party TONIGHT- 25th March 2020

RAINSPOTTING An 84-hour bikepacking ramble through Scotland’s gloomy Grampians… In light of all their film screening & talk cancellations, Pannier.cc & Brother Cycles are to release their new bikepacking film – Rainspotting – via “Watch Party” at 19.30GMT Wednesday 25th March 2020.

 And, they’d like as many of you to join as possible… Watch party…

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Trash Free Trails x Vodafone

Fresh on the heels of the announcement of Trash Free Trails Spring Trail Clean Tour last week, I can let you in on what I got up to in January with some of the gang. It’s the middle of January, Dom fires a peculiar email into the inbox. A-Team, Vodafone, Eastridge? I’m not sure what’s…

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