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 2010

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Ride report: Sunday 29 August – perfect conditions?

A Muddymoles classic of a ride over to Leith Hill via Ranmore and Wolvens Lane

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Ride Report: Saturday 28th August

Enjoying the glory of the sunshine 7 of us set off on a wonderful adventure for a Saturday morning.

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Ride report: Wednesday 25 August – Wet weather

A weather warning from the Met Office proves to be uncannily accurate but does nothing to deter the (very) muddy Moles!

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Negative changes to Cycle2Work scheme

Guidance on how the UK Cycle2Work scheme should be administered threatens to undermine the whole idea. Meaning individuals, businesses and even government could lose out.

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Ride report: Sunday 22 August – To Holmbury and back

The moles head off on a long ride to take in Holmbury Hill, including Barry Knows Best, Yoghurt Pots and Telegraph Road in a classic Surrey Hills ride

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Ride report: Introducing the New Femoles to Bomb holes

Another fe-moles ride gives a chance to try out some bomb-holes on Headley Heath

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Ride report: Wednesday 18 August – Puncture practice

Plenty of punctures, some serious trail ragging and a badger incident. Classic night ride then.

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Pipedream Sirius – Project Red

A cheap eBay purchase nets a rather fine Sirius Pipedream frame and the chance of a bit of customisation into Project Red!

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Ride Report – Sunday 15/08/10 – The D’Andy Dance

A classic run to Newlands Corner provides a good workout for new and old riders alike

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Ride Report – Wed 11th August

I remember the days not that far back that you’d turn up to the meeting point wondering if anybody else would be there. Not these days and yesterday kept up the averages again with a good turn out of our ever expanding ‘core’ riders.

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Ride report: Sunday 8 August – Summer Epic

With cloudy skies above the epic that was about to unfold was not totally clear!

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Ride Report – Wed 04 Aug – Miss Whiplash – Part 2

Following Tony down ‘Secret Singletrack’ on Sunday, I took a bit of a whipping, but at least he took the brunt of it. Tonight, completely by accident rather than design (or so I like to think), it was my turn to force a path through the rampant vegetation.

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Cyglo Night Bright Tyres

The Cyglo Tyre from Night Bright Tyre Ltd offers an interesting enhancement to road and commuter cyclist safety. But does it work?

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Ride report – A jolly quick blast and a half please

ooooo and don’t forget the nuts!

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Girlie Bike ride or walk? The tale of the missing compass…

Debbie gets some ‘me time’ and decides to spend it riding the Surrey Hills

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650B RIP?

The 650B MTB wheel sizes for a while seemed like the ideal solution to 26 and 29 inch wheels. Sadly, not anymore…

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UK bike sales explosion

Bike sales grow in the UK despite recession, prompted by a benign tax environment and other strong postive bike-ownership pressures.

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Ride Report – Sunday 1 August – It’ll be alright…

A large flock of moles heads to Reigate for some brisk cross country miles

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