• All the Gear – No Idea
  • In the Bag


    Thanks to ExplorSurrey (@ExploreSurrey), last week I bagged myself a Berghaus Remote 20 as a prize for a photo competition.  I’ve only been out on a short walk and couple of long mountain bike rides with it so far, but my first impressions are good. On first viewing, it looked very similar to my cheap old […]

  • Cycling
  • Ride It!


    Evans Cycles describe their Ride It events as a ‘great way of gaining experience, honing your skills, and having fun with cyclists just like yourself’. A voucher entitling me to a free Ride It event when I bought my bike and high praise from friends who had done the events before meant I didn’t hesitate […]

  • Races
  • Hill Training Session


    Last year I marshalled at the inaugural ‘Hurt‘ race (organised by All About Triathlons).  A hilly 12k (or 24k)  jaunt around the stunning woodland near Peaslake. Although its a tough course and the idea is that it’ll hurt, walkers are allowed, so despite not getting that far in my training since being free from injuries I decided to […]