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Flats or Clipless?

Flats or Clipless?

We recently read a few posts on Facebook regarding mountain bike coaching companies and why we recommend that riders learn on flat pedals. One of the users was under the impression that we were against SPD’s and getting ‘clipped in’.

Five tips for checking your bike before you ride

Five tips for checking your bike before you ride

A bike check is something most of us know we should do but often forget to do so. If you know what you are checking for your bike check can take as little as 15 seconds and it can avoid a heavy crash, unnecessary punctures or damage to your bike.

SXC Series Round 1 Report

SXC Series Round 1 Report

The 2015 XC race season has just kicked off for me with yesterday’s SXC Series Round 1 at Cathkin Braes on the 2014 Commonwealth Games course.

There’s always more to learn

There’s always more to learn

After my first year of racing XC in the Scottish and British Series, I’ve learned so much. But there’s always more to learn, no matter what level you’re at. And even on your local trails that you think you know so well.