We’ve had lots of requests for starter rides recently and given we’re in RED january, we’ve decided to do something to fit in with that.
So, MTB Wellness. There are many benefits that mountain biking bring – both physical and mental, but getting started can be a little daunting. Whether you’re nervous about exercising, cycling or don’t really know where to start with cycling off road, hopefully we can help get you going.
We will be doing a series of rides, which will all be short with gentle inclines (no big hills or miles), all led by qualified ride leaders who can offer support and advice along the with.
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Don’t forget our “Try a Trail” event at Croft on Sunday. This is perfect if you’ve not tried mountain biking or a trail before. We will be taking groups around (mixed and ladies only) and our club coach will be on hand to demonstrate a bike check and offer riding advice.
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As you may have noticed we have now added gradings to all our club events. The Idea is to provide members information on the type of ride based on fitness and technical difficulty.
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Torque keys. Not the most exciting thing, but probably the most useful tool I own.
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You may have heard the term “tubeless” in mountain biking and wondered what it is or how to go about it. We’ll do our best to explain.
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There are some essentials you should take with you on a ride, but what is essential and what is superfluous?
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Staying hydrated is a vital part of exercise and mountain biking in particular. There are a number of ways of doing this, each with their own benefits.
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So you’ve got a mountain bike and you want to be comfortable riding (including avoiding the dreaded saddle sore!). Here’s a bit of advice on a few vital accessories to keep you comfy while riding.
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Thinking of moving to a 1x setup? Here’s some help on picking your gear sizes, which is actually quite simple, hopefully! Continue reading Gear ratios for 1x
Some people (ok me!) have a reputation for always looking for opportunities to save weight on their bike, but is this the right thing to do, or should you just cut down on the pies?
Continue reading Should you lose weight off the bike, or you?