Off Road

Where to Ride : Rutland Water Gravel Ride

A little film showing off road riding around Rutland Water, an excellent ride to do to get off the roads and enjoy some of the lovely scenery in the area.   26 miles including the peninsula, a mixture of gravel, tarmac cycle paths and quiet country lanes.     Love Velo CC |

Dabbling in Cyclocross : My first CX season :)

  I really missed racing over last winter, the road season came to a close and I missed going to events and just racing in general and so thought I might give cyclocross a go. I don’t really have much off road riding experience, one mountain bike race on a borrowed bike in a summer … Continued

Where to Ride: The Brampton Valley Way

Leicestershire can be a little bit of a black hole for off road riding and mountain bike trails. We don’t really have trails, more a few bridle paths and byways and some cycle paths whereby you can form routes. Otherwise I have the canal to follow nearby which can be a nice route to follow … Continued

Riding off road in the beautiful Lake District

The Lake District is a stunning place with so many untouched areas of natural beauty. I wanted to reach some of this on my mountain bike, but love walking too and so planned a little bit of a whirlwind trip. It was a drive up after work on a Friday afternoon to test both patience … Continued

Julie Phelan : The 3 Peaks Cyclocross Race Through Rose Coloured Specs’

I recently attended a mtb skills day with Julie Phelan , mtb coach. We got chatting about lots of things, one being cyclocross and then the 3 peaks cyclocross race. Its always a great thing when you meet someone who inspires you to try something new. The below is a piece from her website, Woman … Continued