Trash Free Trails at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Last year I was stoked to find out my friends at Trash Free Trails were headed to Kendal Mountain Festival where I was already due to be. Little did I know their scale of involvement at the festival. When it comes to Kendal I live in a little bubble, focusing for the most part of…

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RideGuard launch OceanX on Kickstarter

You may remember earlier this year I travelled north to take part in Trash Free Trails’ Spring Trail Clean Tour. On this weekend of activism and education, I met Ben Gaby, CEO of RideGuard. I’d never really given much thought to where mud guards came from; their cheap, serve a purpose and have become a…

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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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TRASH FREE TRAILS – SPRING TRAIL CLEAN TOUR

Trash Free Trails are about to embark on a UK tour and you may remember a few weeks back I told you why I support this rider led non-profit. It’s more than simply getting litter out of nature and keeping woodland in its natural state. TFT/Trash Free Trails is about conscious decisions, changing attitudes to…

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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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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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Podcast of the Week – Episode 5

Aye, once again, this hasn’t been a weekly feature….. bi monthly, quarterly, annually? Anyway HKT Podcast HKT Podcast is the brain child of Davi Birks and is my go to long form mtb podcast. With the longer play time, the conversations tend to be more causal then some of the others out there, with a…

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