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 November 2011

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Ride Report: Sunday 27 November – The sick, the lame and the just plain lazy

Today was an Old Crocks ride, with Jem and Dandy (both recovering from long illnesses), Keith (ankle), James Pro (collar bone), Colin (fatigued from having been at it all night long last month) and DaveC (birthday hangover). Together they probably rattled more than their bikes! Read the rest…

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Cycle fashion is looking elf-y

Make a statement! Wear an Elf cycling jersey fro ProBikeKit (PBK) – just in time for Christmas Read the rest…

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Islabikes Beinn 29er – worth looking twice?

Islabikes make kids bikes but also build the Beinn 29er, an adult sized hybrid bike which might just have some decent off-road ability. Read the rest…

Marion Rousse, Cyclepassion 2012

Cyclepassion 2012 calendar

It’s that time of the year again when the folks over at Cyclepassion manage to combine my two favourite things, women and bikes into one lovely product. Read the rest…

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Ride report: Wednesday 17 November – New Faces… Old Friends

Mindful of the eponymous JRPM factor, I arrived in plenty of time for the Wednesday night ride. As expected there were some newer riders; Jon H, who has quickly got the knack of posting on the forum to check there is going to be a Wednesday night ride, and Ross along for his second ride with the Moles.

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Ride report: Sunday 13 November – is it really mid November?

With Matt once again not being out it’s down to me for the Krypton Factor challenge of remembering everyone who was out this Sunday. So with apologies for those missed. A glorious morning – can it really be mid November? – saw another big group of Barrie, Kev, Karl, JohnR, JohnH, BigAl, DaveC, new rider (another) Matt, DaveS, MarkW, Jez … Read the rest…

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Sperm bikes – yes, really

Cargo bikes are being used to deliver sperm to fertility clinics in busy cities Read the rest…

Transition Bandit for lease from The Bike Leasing Company

The Bike Leasing Company – affordable bikes?

The Bike Leasing Company enables you to lease your next road or mountain bike – an alternative and affordable way to finance your dream bike. Read the rest…

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Wednesday the 9th – no banana was hurt in the making of this ride

With the evening staying fair the turnout on Wednesday was a little higher than recent rides with Five moles meeting up at the Hylands garage. Lloyd, JohnR, Kev, Matt and Olly. The more observant of will note at this point that my name wasn’t on that list.

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Remember, remember the …err…Sunday 6th of November.

With a few post Bonfire night hangovers, a group of Moles consisting of DaveC, JohnR, Lloyd, BigAl, RayK, JohnH, The “Tandemists” (Amanda and Darren), Robin, Barrie met up last Sunday morning. There were no serious JRPM factors to contend with so we set off promptly with a vague plan to head over to Peaslake

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Ride report: Wednesday 2 November – mud and guts

The trails are softening as autumn draws on but there’s still plenty of fine riding – and so much to come – as we dial ourselves in to the conditions Read the rest…

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