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Bala - Ffestinog road ride

I'd been itching to ride Rivvy ever since I realised that it was here that they held the Manchester Commonwealth games. I'd had a couple of attempts which ended up not being that great but it is when I happened across this route that the trails really hotted up. This route takes in the (obligatory for me) broken road descent and a lap   more »



Rivington MTB ride

Rivington MTB rideI'd been itching to ride Rivvy ever since I realised that it was here that they held the Manchester Commonwealth games. I'd had a couple of attempts which ended up not being that great but it is when I happened across this route that the trails really hotted up. This route takes in the (obligatory for me) broken road descent and a lap   more »



Chilterns Red Kite road ride

Chilterns Red Kite road rideFollowing a visit to Windsor castle we stopped off for a road ride in the Chilterns. We had read that you can see red kites in the area so I was particularly excited to combine a bicycle ride with wildlife watching! I had hoped to see at least one red kite and I was not disappointed! We spied many red kites on the drive to Watlington and upon   more »



Gower Peninsula Circular road ride

Gower Peninsula Circular road rideThis was a landmark ride in a way for me as usually when we go camping I leap upon the opportunity to take the MTB somewhere new, but somehow I persuaded myself into taking the road bikes instead. Maybe it was the lack of some really decent trails or the fact as we'd be in my sister's tent there'd be enough room to bring my retro   more »



Hayfield figure of eight route - MTB ride

Hayfield figure of eight route - MTB rideThis route is a goto classic of mine, the north loop ridden clockwise, the climbing is pretty easy but there are some cracking descents. The south section is ridden anti-clockwise - it is not so imperveous to being wet and sloppy in the winter months, but give it a bit of frost and it'll be good to go. The highlight of the ride is the decent   more »



Moel Famau Double - MTB route

Moel Famau Double - MTB routeThe Clwydian Mountain range is and Area of Outstanding natural beauty. Once you gain a bit of height anywhere the views are stunning and on a clear day you can see over to Merseyside and Snowdon. I seem to ride here a lot in winter as most of the going is on well engineered paths and fireroad so is enjoyable even through the roughest of   more »



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