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 rhôl 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 […]

Newport Velodrome Trax Sess Sunday 28th April

Just a quick note to say well done to all who took part in Sundays Velodrome session.  Again it was a good mixture of old and new faces and experienced riders to complete novices.  We had riders from Bigfoot MBC, EastGate Cycles, Climb on Bikes, Gloucester City and a few fiends of friends, a really good mixture. Our new’ish coach Steve (back by popular […]

Andy B’s Hospice Charity Ride

Spotted on that there Facebook: I am embarking on a 50k off road charity bike ride this Sunday in memory of my wife Rachel who sadly passed away in January. With this in mind I am hoping to raise as much as possible for the Prospect Hospice whose team of doctors, nurses and volunteers looked […]

Cotswold Carrot

Whoever stayed at home today, lost out! Brilliant weather, dry trails, and a new challenge. Straight at the start we played around at the bomb hole next to the gate. One way is well established, but then Kev challenged Dan to do it the other way around: turn the steep drop into a steep ascent. […]