National Orienteering Inter-clubs Qualifier – Parkhall

The UKs national Inter Clubs Orienteering competition is the Compass Sport Cup / Trophy. The Trophy is for small clubs and this year Walton Chasers has shrunk into the category.

I was meant to be at a Dark and White Mountain Bike Orienteering event but a 3 line whip from the club captain (my . . . → Read More: National Orienteering Inter-clubs Qualifier – Parkhall

Chillington Hall – orienteering  planning

Walton Chasers last event at Chillington a few years ago got it a reputation. A reputation – based of fact, that it was a bramble fest – armoured trousers needed. I took on planning an event on this area for a couple of reasons, we had a very small window at the close of . . . → Read More: Chillington Hall – orienteering  planning

ZWIFT at BIM Show Live

My day job is as an Information Management Consultant for Major Construction Projects and Estates Management at PCSG – whats that exactly I hear you say – well its making sure the right document, drawing or 3d computer model is available in the right version at the right time to get things built and . . . → Read More: ZWIFT at BIM Show Live

Forest of Dean – double header

The attraction of foot orienteering and mountain bike orienteering on the same day, a couple of miles apart and in the lovely Forest of Dean was just too good to ignore. The morning of the event dawned rainy and cold in Stafford by the forecast for FoD was good which overruled my initial thoughts . . . → Read More: Forest of Dean – double header

World MTBO Masters Championships 2016

Wow, what a weekend…. Talk about burning the candle at both ends and in the middle, I came back completely shattered and longing for a long sleep but a great time with lots of old friends.

The event was completely centered within the city of Kaunas, the races taking advantage of the dense path . . . → Read More: World MTBO Masters Championships 2016

World Masters MTBO 2016 – Lithuania

This month 5 years ago I ended my burst of late 30s fitness jumping off a garage roof in Russia at the World Cup MTBO final in the sprint. I kept going that week but the long race from which I retired with sore race was my last proper international race.(see here!)  This weekend . . . → Read More: World Masters MTBO 2016 – Lithuania

Brompton World Championships 2016 – Race Report

Preparing for the Brompton World Championships held in London on the iconic Mall is a strange one. It’s the event that doesn’t take itself seriously but somehow is becoming a hyper competitive must do event for all sorts of Bromponeers. The competitiveness comes in many forms – yes the race itself with gridded positions . . . → Read More: Brompton World Championships 2016 – Race Report

Brompton World Championships 2016

Just a day to go now until the Brompton World Championships. The bike is serviced, decided to leave on the mud guards and rack but I’ve taken off the mud flap and front bag holder.

What to wear has been a bit of a conundrum, not spending too much money on bespoke kit I . . . → Read More: Brompton World Championships 2016

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