South Down’s Way here we come!

Are we ready for the South Down’s Way? Maybe. Am I ready? No. No, but I would never be. There is always something else that I could do.  Bike, kit and body are on a diet. The tyres have been changed to Maxxis Crossmark Exceptions which has saved (on paper) 235g, pedals and shoes have…

Not just for posers – Niner Air 9 Carbon SS review

  I spoke to Niner and asked if they could give me another couple of days with their gorgeous bikes as I wanted to try one. I particularly wanted to try the Air 9 Carbon. Now I’ve already ridden one, see my review here, but this demo version was special. First it was in Quest…

Niner Air 9 Carbon review – and summer goes on and on…

I’m a lucky guy. Just check out how many tasty 29ers I’ve ridden since January. I’ve been riding and racing 26 inch mountain bikes in various forms for 27 years, yes I’m am old git…, but in 10 months I have had the pleasure of hammering, crashing, jumping and altogether having a blast on 10…

Dream time – 29er

Now I own a shop so I ought to be a kit freak but anyone that knows me will know that, for me, its not about the bike. I don’t want for anything other than time. I want to ride.  Or that was until I rode the Scott Scale 29er Pro (probably the best value/performance…