Abetone, European IXS cup 2018

Going to new places is cool and, apart from the obvious biking thing, is one of the main reasons why love what I do. There is something unique about turning up to somewhere you have never been before and seeing what it is all about. Given that the majority of races we go to are … Continue reading Abetone, European IXS cup 2018


Kranjska Gora European cup 2018

Continuing on from Leogang, I’m going to spice up the blog format this weekend and so hereby I present to you, Kranjska Gora European Cup (Slovenia) in Pie chart format, we’ll start things off easy: When we got to the top, we decided to go down a flow trail, this made up for the bad … Continue reading Kranjska Gora European cup 2018

2018 Begins! IXS cup #1, Maribor.

And so it begins again, the annual migration north, away from winter for the 15th consecutive time. As they say some things never get old and summer is certainly one of them! Despite being far too pale for this kind of carry on at least now I realise and take my sunscreen with me.... While … Continue reading 2018 Begins! IXS cup #1, Maribor.

The Wild Wild… East? IXS European Cup Rd 4, Spicak, Czech Republic.

Hello and welcome to Blog number 3 for this year, normal programming has resumed and from now on the blogs will be about one race rather than 4! After the chaos of the start of the season it was a nice break to spend some time Italy without having to pack and unpack the van … Continue reading The Wild Wild… East? IXS European Cup Rd 4, Spicak, Czech Republic.

Chatel and Les Deux Alpes

After a weekend off, we are back into racing here in Europe, this time we traveled to Les Deux Alpes in France for a European cup, the last race in Europe before we head to Canada for (hopefully) a month of sun! Coming into the weekend I wasn’t sure I was going to race, I … Continue reading Chatel and Les Deux Alpes

IXS Cup Spicak 2016

Hello all! Sorry for the delay in this blog, but hey better late than never! here is the next update from the European conquest! This one is coming to you from the Czech Republic and the town of Spicak for the 4th round of the European cup. Heading into the Czech Republic is always a … Continue reading IXS Cup Spicak 2016

IXS Cup Brandnertal 2016

  With no rest for the wicked after Les Gets we were straight off to Austria for an IXS Cup in Brandnertal, it's always nice to go to a brand new track and I couldn't wait to see what was in store! After all the rain of the last 3 weeks I was looking forward to … Continue reading IXS Cup Brandnertal 2016

Crankworx Europe 2016

    After the World Cup circus had finished up in Austria we jumped in the car for the long haul over to France and our base in Morzine for the next event, Crankworx Europe. Only 5 km down the road from where Crankworx is held in Les Gets,  Morzine is a great place to … Continue reading Crankworx Europe 2016

Ilmenau IXS Cup 2015

Hi there, just a short blog this time as time is tight! But hopefully it is a welcome break from my  previous essay’s and you enjoy it nonetheless! After another 2 week break from racing it was time for the final leg of the trip before I head back home, hopefully to more summer! The … Continue reading Ilmenau IXS Cup 2015

Crankworx Europe 2015

  With Lenzerheide all done and dusted it was time to make the big trek over to the Rhone Alpes region of France for the Crankworx festival that was to be held in the Les Deux Alpes.  I have been coming here for the last 4 years and if one thing is almost guaranteed about … Continue reading Crankworx Europe 2015