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Renthal Kevlar Lock-On Grips

Renthal Kevlar Lock-On Grips Long Term Review So, there’s always a chance that a manufacturer’s hype doesn’t quite live up to reality. Renthal’s description for their Kevlar Grips goes like this: Renthal Lock-On grips feature CNC aluminium locking collars, permanently integrated with the central core, giving the ultimate all-weather security on the handlebar. The integrated construction eliminates any movement…

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some, er, interesting statistics on mtb skills courses

Why a MTB skills course? I was looking through Singletrackworld’s archived polls, for some research into who it actually is that rides these mountain bikes… I came across this one: Have you taken any form of mountain bike skills instruction? No, but I keep meaning to get some. (30%, 100 Votes) Yes, I’ve been on a skills course. (26%,…

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First Ride at Llandegla

First ride of the red/black at Llandegla This is the 2nd proper bit of film shot with the GoPro. Jane from EDS Bikes was planning a last minute raid of Llandegla & asked if I was up for it. Twas an early start. Coffee. Get there. 1 lap. Coffee. Straight back to Yorkshire! I’m not quite sure why I…

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