Posts Tagged ‘mtb’

Cake of the week – Chocolate Eclairs! Interesting Fact – About 18,000 years ago the Migneint area in Snowdonia was covered by an ice sheet c.1400m depth! Best Thing – Geth & Kirsty’s Wedding! Work Highlight – Canoeing on the Menai Strait Best Outdoor – Joining 6 Brenin instructors on a MTB downhill course… Summary: Full week’s course this week – Canoeing […]

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38km on the trusty (and recently serviced) Whyte 905 hardtail today (well, March)… A sound circuit with only one mechanical – Matt’s chain snapping off… The first 4km of the new blue-graded trail at Coed-y-Brenin (opening this Summer 2011). Excellent news – it’s either been ‘green’ forest track or straight into the difficult ‘red’ or […]

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November 2010 The consequence of a quick chat with the lesser spotted Joe Firth, a splendid day out biking to and from Felinheli. Route: up the Llanberis path (70% pedalling, 30% pushing!) and down the Snowdon Ranger cutting back towards Llanberis at Bwlch Maesgym – some super technical and fast single track descents. Length: 44km […]

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Totalling 1750m ascent and descent, this journey is probably best tailored to a cross bike and could encompass various other off-road sections if desired. The 87km route took me out via Llanberis, over Pen y Pass, Capel Curig, and down to Betws-y-Coed (lunch and collecting forgotten wallet!). Thereafter a short excursion via the picturesque Gwydyr […]

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