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 December 2015

Regroup on Badger Run

Ride report: Sunday 27 December – The burrow calls

Squeezed between Christmas and the New Year, Sunday was always going to mean a limited turnout for the faithful Read the rest…

Dave solo on Abinger Roughs

Ride report: Sunday 20 December – murky and muddy

Today we kept things simple. It was mild, murky and of course, muddy but then, that’s December for you… Read the rest…

Spot Brand Rocker 27.5+ hardtail

Spot Brand Rocker 27.5+ bike looks great

Semi-fat bikes are the perfect best-of-both-worlds option for fun hardtails at the moment and the Spot Brand Rocker is a great example Read the rest…

SRAM GX Type 2.1 rear derailleur

New SRAM GX derailleur – and it’s not even Christmas yet!

Anyone who’s been reading my ride reports recently will know I’ve been complaining of back pain. This may, or may not be exacerbated by riding singlespeed for the past few weeks. I don’t think it is, but it may be.

James on View to a Kill

Ride report: Sunday 13 December – after you sir!

Matt and his bike both start to show signs of age as the Surrey mud takes it’s toll. Read the rest…

Bontrager Rally helmet review

Mountain bike crash helmets continues to evolve. None of it is much use if a helmet doesn’t fit, which is where the Bontrager Rally comes in.
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Ride report: Sunday 6 December – Mud, mud, sand, mud, mud

Today’s ride reminds me that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Kev’s succinct appraisal of the day – as you can see in the title – pretty much says it all. Read the rest…

Intrepid Apparel Gravity jacket review

The Gravity is a lined softshell jacket with integrated hood and plenty of pockets for winter riding, great for being outside in poor conditions Read the rest…