Ride report from Gary Palmer All those days my neighbours had been wondering what I was doing in the back yard had paid off, the sun dance had worked. Although a bit chilly it was going to be a nice day, it had been dry for over a week so I knew the trails would […]
With a heatwave on our hands it was an ideal chance to ride the route that Bigfoot MBC had wanted to show us on our previous excursion with them back in November 2012. At that time the year of wet had wrecked the trails. Conditions had still been heavy going in March when we’d ridden
We had a guided ride with Bigfoot MBC in November 2012. Conditions meant that the route had to be amended. Now in 2013 with the chance of a summer then they are having another go. Expect loads of twisty singletrack, bomb holes and a pub or two. Meet at 10am at the rear of the Royal William
By Gary Palmer. Photos by Tom Stickland, Gary Palmer, Gary Yeates and Pete Toop. I got to the leisure centre car park in Stroud at 9.30 ish and there were already some guys there. Keen me thinks. The weather definitely looked like it was going to be kind to us. What a relief because this
This was a joint ride with Bigfoot MBC, an active mountain bike club based in Gloucestershire. They had agreed to show us the best trails in the Painswick and Cranham area. The driest summer on record since Noah used his ark had turned the original route into a bike wrecking slippery mess. So Jason from
Bigfoot MBC are taking us on a guided tour of some of their favourite trails in the Cotswolds. Expect loads of twisty singletrack, bomb holes and a pub or two. Meet at 10am at the rear of the Royal William pub at Cranham. Bing map link.