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Websites you may find useful

These are the sites that I use on a regular basis to keep me up to date with the fast moving world of cross country mountain biking.

My club and sponsors


Blogs

  • Chris Andrews - Very interesting and well written blog by an Elite Birmingham Based Mountain bike rider riding for the Orange Monkey Cannondale Racing Team
  • Jason Richardson - Very tidy blog about an XC racer trying to make his name and build a team
  • Fat Cyclist - Excellent cycling blog
  • Shoestring Racing - Blog of a UK XC racer
  • UK Biking - Collection of UK based cross country mountain bike racers, nice site, lots of different perspectives on racing


News


Racing


Racing Photography


Routes

  • Gisburn Forest - New trail in the Forest of Bowland, Lancashire
  • Dalby Forest - Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire. Plenty of trails to go at including the 36km red route.
  • Grizedale Forest - Grizedale Forest in the centre of the Lake District. Home of the North Face Trail and the Silurian Way which has one of the best downhill singletrack sections in the Lake District apparently.
  • Timber MTB Website - Thetford Improved Mountain Biking EnviRonment. Excellent site which acts as a hub for mountain bikers in the Thetford, Rendlesham and Tunstall Forest areas. Site also has a very useful 'trail conditions' indicator for the local routes.


Manafacturers

  • Merida - Make good bikes, including mine
  • Fox - Make the awesome Fox Flux helmet


Shopping

  • Wiggle - Massive online retailer
  • On One - Single speed specialists
  • Racix - Trainers and other useful kit for the bike, workshop and your wardrobe


Please feel free to contact me and send me suggestions of good sites I can add to this list.