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Quicky in the garden

It had been a difficult month. I had had a lot of chances of to get out but due to one thing or another those chances kept passing me by. I couldn’t even do a local one as something was up with my knee again and wanted a few days off the bike to make sure […]

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Tour De Yorkshire Video

Tour de Yorkshire from Composite on Vimeo. Well it’s here at last. I have been holding off on this one for ages now as I have entered it into the Bearbones bikepacking video competition. If you like it and wold like to vote for it you can do over on the bearbones forum.

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The Start of Something New

I recently picked up a second hand “rolling chassis” of a Singular Kite from my mate Ian. I took a pair of Fulcrum 7 CX race wheels and a Chris King headset off his hands, along with some Salsa Wood Chipper bars and the all the cabling. I hadn’t been looking to get this sort […]

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Primus AluTech Pot 0.6L

I had been using a cheap Mountain Life 0.8L Alu cooking pot up until very recently. Unfortunately I didn’t dry it out properly after one use and the gas canister that I packed inside, rusted and left an indelible rusty ring round the bottom of it. It was dented and out of shape but had […]

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A 5-9 Adventure

A 5-9 adventure from Composite on Vimeo. A short bivi trip after work one day and straight into work the next morning. Ride Report. It took me ages to get this video finished. I think I got distracted by the Welsh Ride Thing video and the video I’m making of the Tour de Yorkshire bivi […]

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First long one for a while

Yesterday I got back to doing some proper long riding. It was the first decent length ride I have done since my knee injury and was a bit mixed in terms of “success”. I added in some long new sections of off road that I have only found recently which made the ride harder but […]

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Summer Solstice at Elan Valley

Normally all my trips are pretty much always something bike related. However as my girlfriend is not really a cyclist… yet… it means that we normally don’t get to share some of the great locations that I often find myself in. She has always been into walking and getting out doors though. We wanted to […]

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