From time to time I’m asked to try some new kit out. Sometimes I get trade rates (not often enough), sometimes there’s no charge. In this case it’s the latter. Either way, if I post about it, I’ll always be honest, just like I’ve been through 15 years of recommending kit when coaching and guiding. […]Read More GMTBlog#11 Vulpine Merino. A fox in sheep’s clothing
If you like biking (or walking) and need a base to explore the Yorkshire Coast and the North York Moors National Park you might want to read on…. It was almost two years ago when I first went along to chat about plans for a new type of hotel aimed at cyclists and walkers that […]Read More GMTBlog#10 Bike and Boot
If you read any of my earlier blogs about the Whyte Bikes S-150CRS you’ll probably remember my initial apprehension about moving from up from the T-130CRS (and I do mean up in every sense of the word!) to wagon wheels and being more than a little concerned about the sheer size of the thing. My […]Read More GMTBlog#9 Bye bye S-150CRS…..
We all have demons to slayRead More GMTBlog#8 “Slaying the demon” ?
Let’s talk about what MTB skills instruction can do for you.Read More GMTBlog#7 “You Can’t Buy Balls” ??
A quick real world review of the Madison DTE men’s 3-layer waterproof storm jacket. Looks good, feels good but is it perfect?Read More GMTBlog#6 Madison DTE Jacket
After a full on day in the snow in Dalby yesterday and ahem, an interesting journey out of the forest (getting towed out in the van!) it was time for the annual pilgrimage to Core Bike Show and one of the few times we venture anywhere near a motorway. I’m just back from 7 hours […]Read More GMTBlog#5 Core Blimey!
Whyte Bikes S-150CRS. Part Deux: Either I’m growing or it’s starting to shrink on me! Disclosure. We’re a MTB holidays, guiding, skills coaching and servicing business so after almost 12 years in business we have lots of industry relationships and trade accounts. Nothing I review is free though (unless stated) so I make business decisions […]Read More GMTBlog#4 A Whyte Christmas on the S-150CRS. I think it’s starting to kinda shrink on me!
Whyte S-150CRS. Part 1: Oh no, what have I done!?? Disclosure. We’re a MTB holidays, guiding, skills coaching and servicing business so after almost 12 years in business we have lots of industry relationships and trade accounts. Nothing I review is free though (unless stated) so I make business decisions and spend business money on […]Read More GMTBlog#3 Whyte S-150CRS. A huge mistake!?
A real world review of some funky merino socks from Madison.Read More Blog #2. Socks Appeal