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 February 2014

Dandy on Yoghurt Pots

Ride report: Sunday 23 February – Peaslake puncture

The basic facts are three new riders, a range of two-wheeled contraptions, a long ride to Peaslake, lots of climbing, 30+ miles of fun and five punctures Read the rest…

No image available

Ride reports: Sunday 16 Feb, and Tuesday 18 Feb

Single-speeds 2 – Gears 1 Sunday was always going to have a ‘single-speed heavy’ presence, given the rain that has been falling, as the Moles try to preserve what’s left of their drive chains for the summer (guffaw).

Salsa El Mariachi – Build up and first rides review

Time to say “goodbye” to my venerable On-One Inbred 29er that has served me well for many year. Time to say “hello” to my bright Orange Salsa El Mariachi!

No image available

Ride Report: Sunday 09 Feb – Single-speeds rule OK

As always on rides where I have an influence on the route, today’s ride was dictated first by the food stop, and then by the trail conditions.  Following our earlier visit to Ye Olde Sandwich Shoppe in Shere, I have been entering their weekly Facebook competition.  This week I was the lucky winner of a free Breakfast Baguette, and determined … Read the rest…

No image available

Ride report: Sunday 2 Feb – Sunny but wet

Boom! It’s February! And with it, for the first time in a while, a sunny day to get out on the bike. Read the rest…