Yearly Archives: 2015

Rob Warner rides again!

Rob Warner rides again, the mouthpiece of modern downhill racing and a previous World Cup winner himself, swings a leg back over a downhill bike after nearly a decade off the racetrack. Of course, every moment of this film is pure comedy.  This video does contain swearing, after all it […]

Charlie Cunningham

Charlie Cunningham is one of the early MTB pioneers, he started riding off road on modified 10 speed road bikes, preferring the nimbleness and gear selection abilities over the balloon tyred bikes that were popular at the time. When the first wide 26″ rims came out he he designed and […]

Steve Abraham – Update 2

Despite suffering from leg pain Steve has still managed to average 190 miles a day over the last few days and passed the 50,000 mile marker on Friday. If you re not following Steve on Strava cycling network it’s worth doing so. He now makes a brief comment on each […]

Steve Abraham – Update

An update on Steve Abraham’s one year time trial record attempt. At approximately 8.10am on the 29th March Steve was involved in an accident. He was hit from behind by a suspected drunk motorcyclist. He did attempt to carry on, but was forced to stop after a further 30 miles. […]

Tommy Godwin – British Hero

Whilst this site is primarily focused on mountain bikes we do admire road riders, and none as much as we admire Tommy Godwin, holder of the one year time trial record. The man Thomas “Tommy” Edward Godwin was born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent on the 5th June 1912. His childhood was […]

Cleland Cycles

Reproduced here with the kind permission of Graham Wallace, originally published here: The Chiltern Hills cover an area of natural beauty less than forty miles north-west of London, England. Geoff Apps spent his teenage years growing up there and developed a love for being at one with nature whilst […]

Geoff Apps

Geoff Cleland Apps was born in 1949 and grew up near the Chiltern Hills, where he cycled in the woods. Later he switched to motorcycle trails with the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU). However he was unhappy with the noise and environmental impact of motorcycles so began to modify conventional road bicycles […]