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Having ridden this event last year, I thought I would instil some of my vast wisdom of the race onto those of you foolish enough to have entered this year. In no particular order: 1. Don’t take a big camel back, ideally none at all, when full of water, its heavy, and you don’t need to carry that much between check points. Only carry enough + a bit extra to see you between each one. 2. Use energy drink and […]

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This months featured route is a tried and tested route route starting at Ladybower Reservoir taking in a big loop of the area and some fantastic scenery. Start Ladybower Visitors Center | 33km | Hard | 3-5 hrs A very nice route especially good for a sunday morning. Submitted by Tris Download as gpx/mmo or open using google maps (click magnifying glass)

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Montane Kielder 100 2010 (My race). 5.30 am On any normal day, standing next to a lycra clad bloke in the men’s toilets while we both applied sun cream and midge repellent might have seemed odd, but not to me and not today because this is the Kielder 100, and we need to be on the start line in 30 minutes. My emergency blanket and whistle is packed I’ve got 2 pocket full’s of high five energy gels ready and […]

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Have you ever tried to find a decent mountain bike ride to do in your area, it’s not easy without local Mountain biking knowledge, this site is for routes that dont allways make it in to the MTB mags. Routes are in Memory Map and GPS format, feel free to request other formats (e.g gpx, gps, memory map, track logs, Magellan, Maptech etc). New mountain bike routes will be added regularly. Most routes will be around Derbyshire and the Peak […]

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