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 August 2009

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Spot Brand belt drive bikes at the Rocky Mountain Bike Show

Belt drive remains an interesting idea with Spot Brand pushing it into the limelight. Here’s a couple of unusual applications with at least one making a lot of sense.

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Ride report – 30th August

The Moles string together a 26 mile ride made up of sections not normally ridden together.

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DealExtreme HA-III P7 LED Bike Light

Its time to start talking night lights and this P7 LED Bike Light from DealExtreme is a good place to start.

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Ride report: Wednesday 26 August – We Three Moles

With Matt busy slaving over the new logo… or as we call it, throwing another sicky, the inclement weather had cut our numbers in a true show of sorting the moles out from the boys.

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2010 Kona Abra Cadabra and CoilAir

A short summary of Kona’s newest 2010 full suspension bike, the Abra Cadabra which benefits from improvements to the 2010 Coilair

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2010 Rock Shox Revelation 120-150mm U-turn fork review

A first review of the 2010 Rock Shox Revelation Team U-turn Maxle fork as Matt gets his hands on one of the first models available in the UK

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Ride report: Epsom to Shoreham-by-Sea via the Downs Link

A long day ride from Epsom to Shoreham-by-Sea via the Downs Link gives plenty of time for chatting and easy riding. A perfect summer ride.

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Brechfa Enduro

AndyC and his daughter win big at the 2009 Brechfa Enduro thanks to Mojo’s unexpected generosity.

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Ride report: Wednesday 19 August – Abinger and Ranmore

A night ride with a fast pace, lots of hellish climbing and a big pile of chalk

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Thetford D2D 2009 – Our first race entry

After years of thinking about it, the Moles finally step up to the plate with a race entry to Thetford’s 2009 Dusk til Dawn race.

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Ride report: Wednesday 12 August – Malhamdale loop

Arduous climbing, misty hills, atmospheric surroundings. Mountain biking in the Dales can be quite a challenge.

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Ride report: Sunday 16 August – And then there were 3 (almost)

It was close. I very nearly followed in the footsteps of Colin and Tony!

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Ibis Tranny: The new three-way swinger

I have been decidedly absent from a few rides recently and even more guilty of not contributing to this site for some months, but what better way to stage a comeback of Armstrong proportions (that way I have an excuse if it all goes quiet for another year!) than with something right up my street.

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Intense Spider 29er – 3 rides in

With three rides on the Spider now complete I thought I add a few more reflections on this frame.

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Ride Report: Sunday 9 August

Weather was looking up as a small but determined group head out into the hills

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Life

After a long battle, the Fat Cyclist’s wife Susan loses her battle with cancer.

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A few random thoughts

Matt’s going to be busy over the next few weeks – here’s a round-up of what’s on the agenda.

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Stolen Whyte E5 bike

Details of AndyC’s long awaited, promptly nicked Whyte E5 MTB bike

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Ride report: Sunday 2 August – Swinley, oooff!!

A trip to Swinley ends up with one tac-d wheel, a broken rib and a broken collarbone. On two separate riders! Ouch!

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