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

Mutterings

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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…

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Mountain Bike Code of Conduct and the Surrey Hills AONB

Dave finds local businesses are getting involved to promote a positive image of mountain biking in the Surrey Hills with the Mountain Bike Code of Conduct a key element of this. Read the rest…

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Fantasy vs reality for mountain bikers

Seeing Danny’s recent – horrendous – injury, I couldn’t help but borrow this idea from the MtnBikeRiders.com website. It made me chuckle and unfortunately is painfully true isn’t it?

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The story of an over enthusiastic mountain biker

Dan heads out solo and ends up with a serious man-injury which sees him hospitalised Read the rest…

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What makes a bike design a classic?

Why is it that some bikes take on classic status while others are consigned to the dustbin of history? Read the rest…

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London-Surrey Classic road race – shortest Mole ride of the year

If any of you live the SW london area you’d be hard pressed not to notice that we just had the biggest Olympics trial event and biggest cycle race in the UK (this year) last weekend. Since it was only coming a mile past the house it was too good an opportunity to miss seeing world class cyclists.

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I know it’s wrong to like them… but I can’t help myself

Tony finds some Specialized Overendz bar ends help his climbing and comfort no end Read the rest…

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X-Fusion Hilo 100 dropper post

The X-Fusion Hilo is a hydraulic dropper post available in sizes that include 27.2mm. Can it tempt Matt to try one? Read the rest…

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I’m in FineFettle

Dave finds a local practice, FineFettle, which provides a wide range of healthcare help to keep you in shape Read the rest…

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Your hardest ever bike ride

I’m still buzzing from a road ride I did with Keith and Barrie last night. Around 29 miles or so along a flatish route from Bookham, to Cobham, Ockham, A3, Wisley, Sendmarsh, West Horsley and then back down to Effingham via East Horsley and then on to Bookham. On the face of it, a nice route for an evenings ride … Read the rest…

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The Ultimate Bike Accessory – A Garage

London living has many advantages but it’s not necessarily bike friendly. Where do you keep yours?! Read the rest…

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A week of riding – 6 from 7

A riding week, like a bakers dozen, is not what it seems. But you can pack in a lot more than you’d think. Read the rest…