Lumbering over the horizon comes the carcass of a blog designed to appeal to the tastes of anybody who has ever got muddy on a mountain bike, as opposed to putting on a tracksuit and ambling down a towpath on a Halfords £99 special one Sunday afternoon.
On reaching the bottom of Juniper Bottom there were various comments about the spray from the mud and general poor visability by the time we reach where we were.
I’ve done the London to Brighton a couple of times and I will do it again but the Downs Link ride looked interesting as it was mainly off road and a less plum numbing 33 miles (the blurb says 31 but my speedo said 33 and the GPS was nearer 33 than 31!!).
Well I was itching to get back on the bike last weekend after doing the Downs Link ride the week before that but I found myself wanting in the toenail department to the tune of 0.5.
We are a group of mountain bike (MTB) riders that do most of our riding in the Mole Valley and the Surrey Hills, basically around Box Hill and Ranmore near Dorking with forays further afield to the Leith Hill, Pitch Hill and Holmbury Hill areas. We’re lucky enough to live close to some of the best mountain biking trails in … Read the rest…