Friday , 20 September 2019

Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

Rookie Project, WHY I RIDE

People often ask me why I am so obsessed with mountain biking, and I'm often lost for words. It's not because I can't think of a reason. It's because my eyes glaze over as a tsuna ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT – WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

ROOKIE PROJECT – WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

We're generally a friendly bunch of folks, so it's not like you need a reason to spend more time socialising with other mountain bikers. But there is an added perk to these friend ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT- TRAINING WHEELS

ROOKIE PROJECT- TRAINING WHEELS

If, like us, you’ve sold a few body parts on the black market to pay for your race bike, the last thing you want to do is subject it to the insufferable torment of prolonged train ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT – THE ART OF RECOVERY

ROOKIE PROJECT – THE ART OF RECOVERY

  We’re often so focused on pushing our bodies to the max that we don’t give them a chance to properly recover from the intense workout regimes we subject them to. This tende ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT: RACE FASTER – IT’S POSSIBLE, BUT KNOW THIS

ROOKIE PROJECT: RACE FASTER – IT’S POSSIBLE, BUT KNOW THIS

After many years of dabbling in mountain biking, I seemed to stumble across some semblance of fitness. Whether this was accidental, or the result of a highly naïve, highly unstruc ...

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Rookie Project – THE POWER OF SELF BELIEF

Rookie Project – THE POWER OF SELF BELIEF

I have a dream. No, not that one I'm afraid. It's the kind of dream where I find myself powerless in all sorts of situations, whether it's escaping a burning building, confronting ...

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Rookie Project, MTB for Average Bros OUT WITH THE OLD

Rookie Project, MTB for Average Bros OUT WITH THE OLD

  Many will use the opportunity to upgrade an entire bike, but for those that can't, or won't, impart with that amount of money, it's also a good time to make selected upgrad ...

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Rookie Project: TOOLS OF THE TRAIL

Rookie Project: TOOLS OF THE TRAIL

  Since the introduction of tubeless technology, we’ve encountered remarkably few trailside issues. So much so that we often debate the need to carry spares with us on rides. ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT: BASIC BIKE MAINTENANCE

ROOKIE PROJECT: BASIC BIKE MAINTENANCE

    Our bikes have looked after us well over the years. They’ve got us through those hectic rock gardens when we had our eyes tightly shut. They’ve soldiered on bravely ...

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ROOKIE PROJECT: THE PERILS OF ONLINE SHOPPING

ROOKIE PROJECT: THE PERILS OF ONLINE SHOPPING

  There’s something about shopping online that gets your heart racing. It may be the clear, backlit pictures; the catchy marketing blurbs promising a solution to all your woe ...

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