Sermon

I ride bikes to test myself, make a measure of where I am and to go inside. To lose myself in the work, the trail, the flow, repeating the rites that make up the routine of riding bikes. Routine it may sometimes be but the anticipation for the ceremony can begin days in advance, the…Read more Sermon

Broad Cairn

Sometimes words are an inadequate medium. Sometimes pictures are all that you need. In John Berger's fabulous book Ways of Seeing, a collection of seven essays, three consist solely of images. These essays are no less detailed or illuminating than the other four which use both words and pictures. So, here we have the story…Read more Broad Cairn

Nevis

Some people don't like trail centres, they don't think they are "proper" mountain biking. They think the guaranteed conditions and sanitized nature of the trails dilutes the challenge, complementing a poor rider's lack of skill or fitness. Right or wrong, these people have obviously never been to Fort William and ridden the Nevis Range. Looking…Read more Nevis