Living in Norfolk can be great for road riding, but has it’s disadvantages when it comes to mountain biking, we’re somewhat lacking in mountains. Whilst Thetford forest provides great entertainment for an evening after work, sometimes a trip further afield is required. As such James and I booked a two day trip to Bike Park Wales and the Brecon Beacons to find some real descents to point our bikes down.
Sometimes you can spend your whole life waiting for other people to be free, to be ready or to turn up. We probably miss out on many of our best experiences due to a desire to be accompanied. This weekend does not fall into this category. This post was originally from my old website a few years ago, having managed to find the draft of it I thought I would post it again on this site. Continue reading “Travel by Yourself – You won’t be lonely”
It was during a fairly standard lunchtime internet browsing session that I stumbled upon www.bikepacking.com with it’s tales of adventure and a plethora of inspiring pictures of bikes, complete with luggage, nominally in front of some gravel track disappearing into a one of those perfect picturesque valleys beneath a clear blue sky. Thus the seed was sown and I began planning my first ever epic adventure (note – levels of epicness and adventure may have been relative to the immediate situation of sitting, somewhat bored, at a job I was soon to be leaving….. ahem). Continue reading “It’s all part of the adventure”