Muddymoles: Mountain biking (MTB) in the Surrey Hills and Mole ValleyMuddymoles: Mountain biking (MTB) in the Surrey Hills and Mole Valley

Cycling News, Reviews, Chat and Ride reports

Articles written during January 2006

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Cable zen

So far this year I have replaced my jockey wheels, chain, middle chainring and the rear cassette in an attempt to improve the gear shift on my Rift Zone. They all needed replacing anyway but how frustrating is it to discover that part of the problem was stemming from a frayed gear cable that could have been replaced for less … Read the rest…

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Whyte 46 review

An in depth review of the Whyte 46, the bike that arguably started the whole long travel, All Mountain thing.

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Variation on a theme

While Mark was busy dating his cake I was making a small discovery myself.

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The law according to Sod…

…and how good can come of it.

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Trigger’s broom

Sunday saw me finally clock up 3000 miles on my Rift Zone which I bought in January 2003. Inevitably it’s a significantly different bike to the shiny beast I bought from Cycleworks in Leatherhead.

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What is an average ride like?

It struck me that anyone stumbling upon the “new” blog might wonder what sort of ride is “average” for us on a Sunday.

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Rykas Cafe

This is a cross between McDonalds and the motorway cafe (do they still exist or are the a figment of old BBC comedy?).

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Newlands corner

My view of our refueling stop for the longer Mole rides!

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Box Hill

A place to refuel during a ride around the local hills.

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On-one Mary bars review

The Mary bars look odd, but what are they really like? Well, Dave likes them.

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For the record

With a full year of riding stretching ahead of us, we thought it worth taking a few moments to log our respective bike mileages for posterity and a potentially sobering review in due course.

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