Saturday saw 7 tired campers hit a muggy Penmachno at an agreed later time, that almost back fired on us! One of the guys had a free hub issue and we didn’t leave any time to get to a bike shop on Saturday evening.
Luckily, we bumped into Tom Hutton (MTB Guiding) at Coed y Brenin who arranged to meet us Sunday morning and loan us a wheel. What a gent!
So Sunday, all of us made our way around the Dyfi Forest, around the Climach-X trail north of Machynlleth where we rode the epic final descent, but not before exploring some of the Welsh Gravity Enduro stages still widely used but not sign posted in the forest.
We had a cracking weekend and I want to get back to the Dyfi Forest ASAP..
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Its been a month since I posted on here! That’s not good, but all it means is I’ve been busy. Unfortunately I haven’t been nearly busy enough riding bikes as I’ve been training to run a half marathon. I know!
Sometimes things don’t go quite how you planned them – but that’s OK. This is what happened on Sunday when I “planned” a route all from the comfort of my computer chair, and took more than a dozen riders from MB Swindon and one from Mudtrek with me along for an adventure in South Wales. Continue reading “A South Wales Adventure”→
Guiding duties for MB Swindon at the weekend around the ever amazing (for many reasons) Blaenavon… So here’s the write up I did for the club website:
Return To The Iron Mountain
For some bizarre reason people started to turn up just after 9am for a 10am ride. Its possible it had something to do with them camping in the Brecon Beacons the night before and being up early but I’d like to think they were equally as eager to get on the ride. Continue reading “Return to the Iron Mountain”→