Category: MTB

West Wales is the perfect place for Mountain Biking with loads of trails on our doorsteps, this category contains all posts related to Mountain Biking in West Wales and further afield.

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The January Doldrums

I’ve been trying to think of things to add to the blog over the past week or so, but we just haven’t been up to much really. I guess it’s just the January Doldrums. It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable and more often than not it’s dark outside. We’re back at work, Christmas seems as...

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A TrainerRoad Quadrathlon Training Plan

With 2019 well under way and a lot of Christmas excess to shed I decided it was time for a new training plan. To be fair, some of the loss of fitness over Christmas was due to being ill for a few weeks, and over-indulging didn’t help matters. The timing was OK though. I may...

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A Wet Windy Weekend in Wales

Another wet and very windy weekend here in West Wales. We don’t let that stop us though. A good Spring clean (even though its Winter) early on Saturday morning without waking Anna and Morgan meant that the house was ready for the Christmas decorations to go up. It’s surprising what you find under the sofa though!...

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Welsh Cyclocross 2018 – Round 9 Talybont-on-Usk

After a week off due to a cancellation it was back to it at the weekend for more cyclocross racing. This time we were at Gilestone Farm in Talybont-on-Usk which was a new venue. I didn’t know what to expect from the course, but no doubt there would be plenty to test us. It was...

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An Energetic Day

What a day that was! Trail Running at Nant yr Arian A nice early start for me so that I could do a little bit of work before heading up to Nant yr Arian. I was there before 6:30am and headed off for a trail run. Needless to say that it was completely dark as...

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Downhill MTB Records

Well, I thought my days of getting Personal Records on mountain bike descents were well and truly behind me! The only way of getting new records these days was to ride new trails. Getting Older Now, I don’t like to admit to getting older, but it’s happening to all of us and downhilling on a...

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Bands, Brunches and Bank Holidays

2 Day Weeks Another weekend has gone and this one was a Bank Holiday Weekend – Although I’d kind of forgotten that as they all seem to roll into one these days. I also work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays every week so Bank Holiday Mondays don’t mean much to me. The weekend was action...

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