Reconnaissance in the South Downs

Tap, tap t-tap tap... It's 4pm, the sun is streaming through the office windows.... Read More

Workshop Woes

Reaching for the chain removal tool, I realise it is in a container, now 4 boxes deep. The cause of this issue is simple - a Summer of dumping miscellaneous items until door closing is hindered has now lead to Winter being spent sorting the place until there is room to fix a bike. Which there still isn’t.... Read More

From The Other Side

In the not too distant past, I was stood behind the desk at Bedgebury, hiring out bikes to the public. In my mind, the bike shop was too tame. I wanted it to be an extreme place, showcasing high end products, the latest bike film playing on a screen, getting riders amped to hit the trails. Reality was quite different.... Read More

Escape It All

9.30 am, fuelled on a fry-up and loading the bikes in glorious Welsh sun. Who would've thought it this year? Job changes, new flats, travelling and babies presented reasons why this wasn't going to work, but here we were, in the mining town of Merthyr Tidfil, ready for 3 days riding at Bikepark Wales.... Read More