The inaugural Trans Savoie 6 day enduro race is now over and what a week it was. My intention was to provide a daily update throughout the event, however, even if there was a wifi connection, all I wanted to do each evening was collapse into a pathetic heap of aching uselessness. So now I’m back, […]Read more "Trans Savoie – Done and Dusted"
Wow, that was quite a baptism of fire. Straight onto a lift and into a warm up run down a fun red which presented the first challenge of the day…a couple of sheep. As we progressed throughout the day, the stages grew in length and technical severity. 500m of vertical in the first stage to […]Read more "Trans Savoie – Day 1"
Having missed out on the chance to enter the Trans Provence, I was on the case like a rat up a drain pipe when I saw the Trans Savoie advertised on Pink Bike. This particular multi stage enduro race caught my eye because of the claimed amount of descending squeezed into 6 days, 21,000m to be […]Read more "Trans Savoie"
There are many things the Swiss do very well with impeccable efficiency, but unfortunately it almost always ends up emptying your wallet at best and selling a kidney to fund it at worst. It is therefore a very pleasant surprise when you stumble upon something in Switzerland that is both awesome and costs nothing. One […]Read more "Swiss Topography"
So, here it begins. Yet another blog to clog up the cholesterol inhibited arteries of the interweb. As you’ve probably worked out, this is generally a mountain bike focused website but since I live in Switzerland, there will probably be a fair amount of skiing related posts come winter time. Basically I spend most of […]Read more "The Opener"