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Bloodybush trail

Bloodybush Resurfaced

Kielder forest has a huge amount of high quality mountain bike trails. There is something for all levels of ability with skills sections, blue/red/black graded trails and some entertaining off piste riding. One of the original sections of trail is near the Border Stane, a...

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Catch up with Tommy Wilkinson

Anyone who vaguely knows me will have it imprinted in their brain that my favourite set of hills is Northumberland's own Cheviots. That's pronounced Chee-vee-ots for those not in the know. After years and years of getting to know every nook and cranny of these...

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Deadwater 100

Deadwater 100 Postponed

It's sad that we had to postpone the Deadwater 100. In 2020 it was set to be the National Champs as well as the usual sufferfest for those people who are not part of the champs. The inaugural running of the event included such features...

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Cold Brew Events

Starting Orders?

Those of us predisposed with the mountain biking racing genome are chomping at our knuckles hoping to get back out and get stuck into some solid trail smashing.  Long climbs to burn the lungs followed by snaking down some flowing singletrack is food for the...

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cold brew strava cycling

Strava Week

Once again the weather has been pretty fantastic which has afforded us all the chance to get out and get some efforts in.  Let's have a look at the movers and shakers in our two Strava clubs.  If you're not in the clubs then get...

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Social Distancing Sports Events

Racing At A Distance

With thoughts drifting to some kind of easing of restrictions it is not unfair to start dreaming of getting into the outdoors with others.  That sense of camaraderie and joint purpose while out running the trails or smashing down some single track on a mountain...

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coronavirus

All Systems Stop!

As we're coming to hear with alarming frequency, we are living through interesting times.  For all none essential workers, particularly those in the private sector and small businesses, this can mean a pretty catastrophic collapse in working norms.  I remember one friend who owns mutiple...

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Strava Week

Last week looked like a busy one with people dismissing the brief rain showers and still getting out for rides.  I definitely knocked a few rides on the head because of predicted rain only to see that it never materialised and the chance was gone. ...

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Rothwell’s Transition to Coaching

Rich Rothwell is a familiar face at Cold Brew Events mountain bike endurance races. He took part in the events from the early days, including the infamously tough Clennel Colossus. Legend has it, he rode 30 miles to the start, won the race, and then...

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Descendant Enduro

Long Way Down

In 2019 ourselves and NDH organised a new event in the downhill calendar called The Descendant. This was a 3 stage enduro that would stick in the memory for all the right reasons. Of the three stages there were two which linked up various bits...

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