Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:24

I'm a cyclist, so why do I ski?

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Skiing presents me with a problem. I'm useless at it. My normal tactic to hide my ineptness at an activity to be extremely photogenic and pose my way to credibility. With Skiing I can't do this and every single photo of me on skis makes me look like the terrified…
Monday, 25 January 2016 09:58

The cycle of experience and judgement

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The weather looked like it was playing ball so I organised a day out with Alan and Robert, permissions were granted and from then on the isobars were watched with interest to see where the day would take us.
In a Guest Blog, influential writer and cycling campaigner John Horscroft gives us his views n the crisis facing our National Parks - It's obvious how much the British love their national parks as I slowly weave my way through crowds enjoying the Peak District in the late season sun. A welcome September warmth has flushed out walkers, cyclists, climbers, horse riders as well as tortoiseshell butterflies and flocks of meadow pipit. It is one of those days when the sense of outrageous good…
I booked a holiday! Well that's how it started out anyway. I tried taking a break last year but after 3 days on the South Wales Coast I was bored and went home early and most of those three days were spent gear testing for reviews. It's one of the dangers of being an outdoors journalist; you holiday doing the same things you spend your time writing about and inevitably you take photos. Photos become write ups and suddenly your…
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