The end of… Well, a year.
Have a think about your favourite ride, now have think about your favourite corner on your favourite ride. Chances are on the inside of that corner is a tree. Trees make up more than fifty per cent of the reasons for corners. See, trees are popular in the countryside cropping up, or should I say copsing up all over the place? you can’t just plot a straight line and gas it – not in the woods. These leafy bark covered beauties define the terrain we ride. That is, until they’re not there anymore.
I’m writing this half way through November, which means my winter commuting is already well under way. Last week was 5 days of torrential rain and flooded towpaths to pedal through and this week it’s been severe frosts and ice. Which means streaming eyes and a river of snot to contend with. Where does all that liquid come from?
Ric gets some subtle new daps.
A common myth about working for a bike mag is that you spend all day, every day riding your bike. Sadly, you don’t.
DH Racing, Jim – but not as we know it…
On Sunday morning I had two choices – go and race my bike or spend a day spending money in Homebase before returning home to spend hours decorating. Simple really.
What Ric gets up to with a spare sixty minutes…
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