Pearl Izumi Pals

One of the great things about the #pichampion team is the diverse range of riders, age, gender, accent, background, shape, size, fitness and discipline… There are inspirational stories about recovering from illness, losing weight, racing, riding, enjoying, encouraging. 

Below is a list of a few of their blogs, Ill perhaps try and get some . . . → Read More: Pearl Izumi Pals

Pearl Izumi Champion Team – Launch Day

At the end of last year I applied to be part of a new venture in the UK for Pearl Izumi. Pearl is one of the largest cycling clothing brands in the world and based in Boulder, Colarado. Last year Pearl Izumi sponsored the UK Tour Series but this year distributor Madison, based in . . . → Read More: Pearl Izumi Champion Team – Launch Day

Pearl Izumi Champion Day 2017

This Saturday I will be travelling to Milton Keynes to Maddison to spend the day with the 2017 Pearl Izumi Champion Team.

Drawn from all walks of cycling life, age and ability we have been chosen as brand advocates for the year, all enthusiasts, bloggers and social media addicts. After the inevitable team kit . . . → Read More: Pearl Izumi Champion Day 2017

Kona Fire Mountain 1991 – reborn

This photo is of my 1991 Kona Fire Mountain, taken outside my Student house on column road, Cardiff in about May 1991. I road the bike both for commuting, recreational mountain biking and even the odd race until about 1999 when I bought a replacement (Raleigh ex works race machine). I then lent the . . . → Read More: Kona Fire Mountain 1991 – reborn

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

Pearl Izumi Champion Team

A couple of months ago I applied to be a member of the Pearl Izumi Champion Team. Amazingly they selected me along with lots of other people from a diverse range of backgrounds, abilities and 2 wheeled disciplines.

Next step will be a day in Milton Keynes in the New Year where we will . . . → Read More: Pearl Izumi Champion Team

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!) ┬áThis weekend . . . → Read More: World Masters MTBO 2016 – Lithuania

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