An emerging sport that combines mountain biking with lightweight camping, bikepacking has exploded in popularity over the years, with its irresistible mixture of long-distance cycling and countryside exploration attracting devotees from all corners of the globe. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge and going on a bikepacking trip, you need to be prepared. […]
Very few things in life can compare to the immaculate crunch of bike tyres rolling through tightly-packed snow or the brisk winter air rushing past your cheeks during an early morning ride. On the other hand, being soggy and fighting hypothermia just to get in a little exercise doesn’t appeal to every cyclist out there. […]
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Karla Boddy is a road cyclist who is taking on a huge challenge – The Bike TransAlp to raise money for GAIN (Guillain-Barré & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies). This is the toughest mountain bike stage race across the Alps. Karla is writing about her training and experience of the race in a series of blogs for SportsCover […]
As part of the build up to the Olympics this year, SportsCover Direct will be publishing a series of blogs shedding some light on some of the lesser known Olympic sports and showing how you can get involved! There are four main mountain biking disciplines; downhill, 4-cross, cross-country and endurance. Cross-country mountain biking is […]
Karla Boddy is a road cyclist who is taking on a huge challenge – The Bike TransAlp to raise money for GAIN (Guillain-Barré & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies). This is the toughest mountain bike stage race across the Alps. Karla will be writing about her training and experience of the race in a series of blogs […]
Mountain biking is becoming increasingly popular particularly in terms of adventure holidays. Many ski resorts turn into mountain biking destinations in the summer once all the snow has melted and make some great trails for mountain bikers looking for a thrill. Mountain bikes can be hired along with all the safety equipment such as helmets […]
Morzine, based in the Portes Du Soleil in the Northern French Alps, is now one of the most popular MTB destinations in the world and we’re not surprised… This vast area has something for everyone from cross country to downhill, not forgetting the MTB Pass’portes du Soleil! This unavoidable yet spectacular event at the end […]