Monthly Archives: November 2011

This week’s coaching session – technical climbs and drops.

I had a good one-to-one coaching session this week at Coed y Brenin with Teresa, who wanted to improve her technical climbing skills and learn to conquer drop-offs. We first looked at movement around the bike, shifting bodyweight to aid … Continue reading

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Very Low Altitude Weather

It’s a beautiful day today. The sun is shining and the sky is blue. At least it was when I set off from up the mountain. Unfortunately, a few hundred feet lower riding along the valley floor, there’s all this … Continue reading

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Sheep can jump.

On today’s commute to/from the shop I arrived at a number of scientific and not-so-scientific conclusions: 1. Watching David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet isn’t good mental preparation for a frosty morning commute in the Welsh hills – the sweat produced whilst … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Wheelism blog.

Well, it’s been a while. Almost 2 years since that last puncture. But now the inner tube is finally fixed, the tyres have been re-knobbled, and we’re back riding through the bogs and blogs. So, clip into your pedals and … Continue reading

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