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Chasing Trails Blog – mountain biking reviews & opinions

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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The great MTB wheel size debate

Which MTB wheel size? A brief summary of pros & cons… I should say to start off that I don’t have any massively strong opinions on wheel size, but I prefer 26ers. #26aintdead and all that… main reason is they’re stiffer & stronger So, here goes: 29er enthusiasts have long held that they roll faster. This is kinda true…

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