Boys & Girl Go Wairoa Wild 2.0

So finally a bit of a post that isn't a race report... But with that upside there is a hidden trap, as this isn't exactly new material either, BUT, its a slightly different angle on a place that should be rathe...

Boys go Wairoa Wild – Part 2

There's a rather straightforward philosophical debate to be had about riding at Wairoa Gorge. Simply it boils down to this: Quality or Quantity? Locals will potentially beg to differ, but I'd propose that you...

Boys go Wairoa Wild – Part 1

Isn't it funny how some of the best experiences you've ever had have been the ones where they either happened spontaneously, or you didn't really know what you were getting yourself into. No, not talking about ...

The Coast with the most

Can you remember losing your Dirt virginity? Do you recall that sweet combination of filthy fascination mixed with sheer desire in a place where incompetence is overwhelmed by rabid enthusiasm? Ohhhhh yeah... T...

NZ Enduro Day 1: White Hot Bay

And so it begins for 2017, a shade over 5 months since I last had to zip tie a number plate to my handlebars and go through the process of 50% loving it and 50% mildly freaking out. Welcome to a new season! ...

Froth & Loaming – The movie

I'd like to say that, according to my plan (yes, I did actually have one), I'm smack bang in the middle of an intense training block right now in preparation for what lies ahead in 2017. Alas, I cannot make suc...

Make mine a Real Ride… On the Rod of course

I bitch a lot about not getting the chance to do a 'Real' ride on 'Real' trails, or simply to experience 'Real' mountain biking. Most Dirty Missions allow for that, but not so much when I'm back in the cHub cou...