Use it or lose it!

I must have started half a dozen blog posts with that title over the last 10 years but it is never more apt following yesterday’s ride. The trails were bone dry. Too dry! Obviously the roots had traction but the chalk, clay and flint between them had turned to ball bearings. There are some well…

Riding with an old friend again – Scott Scale 920 revisited

I had planned to use the Scott Scale 920 this weekend and wanted to get a feel for riding the South Downs Way. I realised that, apart from sections of the SDW between Amberley and Steyning, I try to avoid riding it. I might talk about it every day but I usually ride narrower and…