He’s ridden mountain bikes since 1990 & loves riding even more, now that mountain bikes are so good!
He started Chasing Trails at the end of 2007 and has been a mountain bike coach since a little before that in 2006.
Fixing bikes has been an obsession since childhood & Steve learned to build wheels in 1991, keeping up to date with various thoughts & techniques ever since.
Other likes include coffee, single malt, snowboarding (rarely), vans, ZRX’s, old-school film photography, reptiles (especially the Dalby adders) & wildlife in general.
Favourite bike brands are Pipedream for hardtails and Starling for full-suspension.
“Both steel, both better than anything else I’ve ever ridden” – Steve.
Keep a look out on the blog for a review of either or both. Favoured suspension brands include MRP and DVO.
Other brands to get the Steve’s seal of approval include Hope (of course), Cushcore, Stan’s NoTubes & Halo for rims, MSC Tyres, Sapim spokes & OneUp Components for dropper posts.
Chasing Trails isn’t sponsored by any of the above but can supply & fit some of the brands – ask for details.
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