Month: January 2014


Nike… Proper sports company or just another brand?

Over the years we all collect a variety of sports kit and, given that cycling involves such a broad need, I suspect that the majority of us don’t have a particularly structured approach to what we use. My son plays football and he needs good boots, decent trainers, a base layer and his team kit …


Bristol Ashton Court – Nova circuit – Full report

The rain’s due to stop and the sun might come out, so for all the enthusiastic beginners who have shiny new Christmas bikes – here’s our first full route guide for Bristol’s brilliant Nova circuit. Ashton Court, just over the Clifton Suspension Bridge from Bristol city, is a great area for introducing beginners and the …


Bristol Ashton Court – Video for starters

The Nova Circuit is a great circuit for introducing all ages to the joy of mountain bikes. Over the years we’ve seen all ages riding this circuit from kids on teeny bikes to silver-haired riders on titantium dream bikes. It’s not without a good number of really keen bikers, but they’ve always been courteous and …