The last time I had the fortune to come to the Black forest town of Totdnau in Southern Germany, it was for the final race of my first ever European season in 2012 and it’s fair to say that things didn’t go down overly smoothly, operating out of a 3 door car in the rain … Continue reading Todtnau IXS Cup + German National champs
#Notleogang , this hashtag has been used over the last few years by riders who have, let’s say “disapproved” of the nature of the Leogang World Cup track and the fact that just down the road lies one of the best downhill tracks that most people will ever ride. Even with the changes made to … Continue reading Schladming IXS Cup 2015
Arriving in Leogang for my second race of the season to bright blue skies and warm temperatures was a far cry from cold and wet Fort William which left me in a much better mindset from the get go with things only getting better once we started our track walk. Gone were the boring bike … Continue reading Leogang World Cup 2015
The first race of any World Cup season is always a nervous one, especially when you are thrust into the unforgiving world of the Scottish highlands, namely Fort William and its rugged weather. This is a track that is certainly not for the faint of heart, 5 minutes of fast, rough and muddy trail that … Continue reading Fort William World Cup 2015
Hi there! After taking an extended leave of absence, I am very happy to say that for the 2015 international racing season, Racing for my dinner is back in action bringing you race reports and other adventures from my travels as a downhill mountain bike racer. For the 2015 season I have been lucky enough … Continue reading The Blog is back for 2015!