Family fun at the Forest of Dean

Family day out in the excellent and beautiful Forest of Dean – cycling on the family trail and zip wire fun at the National Dive Centre. We popped over to the Forest of Dean last weekend for some family adventure time! First up was ‘The Wire’ at the National Diving & Activity Centre in Chepstow….

Bath to Bristol Cycle Path: A Toddling Bike Adventure

So we have been waiting for spring to jump into action so we can get out on our bikes as a family for the first time! Well, today was the day – it was a bank holiday and the sun was shining so it was time to get peddling! I am pretty experienced cyclist but…

Sunday Morning Ride – Mummy’s Time

After not being on the bike at all in 2015 I decieded that a quick Sunday morning blast was the best time to blow away the cobwebs. Start small and local I said to myself, so picked a route I know well and holds up well in the winter – there is nothing more tiresome…

Night Riding

I know it’s dark, cold, probably wet and there are lots a scary looking shadows waiting to pounce, but night riding can be fun, promise! So it’s the middle of winter, about 6pm and my boyfriend announces he’s off mountain biking. Thinking he’s finally lost the plot I let him get on with it, when…

Exmoor Explorer

The Exmoor Explorer is a non-competitive, cross-country mountain biking event around beautiful Exmoor. It’s an event I’ve done quite a few times now and keep going back just because it has such a nice and friendly vibe to it. There is no pressure to be fast and if you need to walk sections that is…

Finding Mountain Bike Trails

You won’t believe what is on your doorstep, but how do you find your local trails? Here are some ideas on how to go about finding trails in your area. As girls who love the mountains it’s hard to except we can’t be there all the time, but for most of us we can’t. So…

January Blues: Winter Mountain Biking

Not made it on the bike yet this winter? Here’s a few ideas for beating those January blues! So it’s cold outside, the trails are deep in mud…why venture out when the sofa and a cup of tea is calling. It’s all about finding the motivation, easier said then done, right? Here’s my tips for…