Taunton Sprint Tri

Well, it was just a short one but very enjoyable. A lone Bigfoot MBC representative – great hearing ‘Dominic Whyte of Bigfoot MBC’ as I collapsed at the finish! I don’t think many people know about us in deep dark Somerset 😉 My swim was a bit off, but the ride and run were PBs […]

Wild Boar Chase

A perfect day for an enduro event in the Forest of Dean. Not a big Bigfoot turn out, only the toughest and the youth squad. Dean of the Forest came with his children to see us off and then collapsed weeping under a tree. But I have a deal with his oldest that he will […]

May club meeting

Good turnout last Tuesday. We have now 63 members, which is really good for that time of year. As a result we have quite a bit of money in the treasure chest: ÂŁ1300 after we paid the third party insurance. The money does not need to go off, so if you have any ideas what […]

Jumps and drops by ‘UK Bike Skills’

9ft Gap Jump Well, Dom and I had a thoroughly enjoyable day today with Tony Doyle from UK Bike Skills http://ukbikeskills.co.uk Firstly Tony made some set up changes to our bikes, then started to break down what we ‘thought’ we knew – haha. We worked on body positioning, then, progressively throughout the day we applied this to […]

New born – ready to ride

Well I thought it was about time to spill the beans and let you know Karo gave birth to our first child, Scarlett Maria Ayres on Monday 6th May @ 10:45pm at Gloucester Birthing Unit. We had had a pre-chat with Scarlett at the start of the bank holiday weekend so she allowed me to get a […]

A fyddech chi’n hoffi saws brown gyda’ch rhĂŽl selsig?*

Last Sunday Ed and I did the Dyfi Enduro over in west Wales. Not an enduro in the true sense of the word as it doesn’t have timed stages, it’s just a 60km loop starting and finishing in Machynlleth and heading out into the Dyfi forest. The event kicked off with a mass start through […]