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

Stuff & nonsense

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Pharyngitis from cycling? Possibly

Could bacteria in Matt’s Camelbak (hydration) hoses and bladder have caused an outbreak of acute pharyngitis? Best check yours.

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Commuter – it’s a different kind of cycling altogether

Matt gives his thoughts on cycle commuting, covering traffic, pedal action and crazy riders with a death wish.

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A brief note on some site changes

Announcing a re-thinking of the content in the Bikes and Reviews sections.

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Fettling

Matt strips down his rear hubs for a bit of maintenance and to upgrade to an 8/9 speed freehub

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Is this too much?

Pink Azonic handlebars seem to be the finishing touch to Matt’s Inbred singlespeed.

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3 types of Mountain Bike Rider

There’s basically three types of mountain biker – no, not XC whippets, Freeriders and Downhillers but Breezers, Geezers and Wheezers. Which one are you?

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April foolery

A round up of MTB related April Fool jokes.

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Friday night ride? Friday night curry!

No way is Dave going to give up his Friday night curry for a blast round the Surrey Hills. That’s what Saturdays are for…

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The most useless piece of plastic in mountain biking?

Shimano SPD plastic pedal adaptors are possibly the most pointless bit of mountain bike kit around.

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Them and us; or now and then

Thoughts on the differences in exercise levels between the generations.

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Lamping – are we at risk?

Lamping – the act of using bright lights to stun wildlife for poaching comes to the Surrey Hills.

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