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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Into The Wind (video)

In To The Wind from Composite on Vimeo. We left Great Orms Head in North Wales to attempt the Welsh Coast to Coast. Unfortunately the weather and logistics got the better of us and we weren’t able to make it to Worms Head in the south as planned. That aside we had a great 3 […]