Category: Mountain Bike

April 10, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Martin Vesty recently become the Chairman of BMBO, the governing body for Mountain Bike Orienteering in the UK. BMBO are hoping to spread the word further about their sport to all cyclists.  The sport is still quite a small sport with approximately 6000-7000 rides in events per year across 90-100 events, but with many new…

February 25, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Some Riders stopping briefly at Waterton Discover Centre part way round the Health Ride.Photo David Keighley (Wakefield Cycling Forum) Keeping the Saturday morning rides going fortnightly through the Winter months has kept interest simmering until the 25th February Health Ride when warmer, dry weather attracted new cyclists who joined more experienced members of Calder Clarion…

May 8, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Michael Burton leads Carl Lindop on a climb Paul Milsom, Michael Burton and Carl Lindop completed the Colne Valley Mountain Bike Challenge on 8th May. The setting is the dramatic terrain of the Colne Valley near Huddersfield.The 30 mile route involved over 1200 metres of climbing and included demanding off road terrain with some steep climbs incorporating some…

April 14, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Chain Reaction MTB MarathonBuith Wells  Carl Lindop took part in the Chain Reaction Mountain Bike Marathon at Builth Wells in Wales. The tough event was made more difficult with high temperatures throughout producing a high drop out rate, but Carl managed to stay cool and completed the course.Stuart Bowering began his road racing season, finishing in…