“They see me rollin’, they hatin’
Patrollin’ and tryna catch me ridin’ dirty…”
I’m a roadie through and through – no doubt. Skintight Lycra, smooth bitumen, skinny tyres, speed. I love nothing more than smashing it as fast as I can in the aero tuck or dancing on the pedals up a local climb. But just recently, I did the unthinkable …
I went for a mountain bike ride!
And you know what? I actually enjoyed it WAY more than I thought I would. Negotiating the gravel singletrack switchbacks snaking up the side of the mountain and concentrating on picking the smoothest lines on the downhill made for a fantastic change of scenery. I’ll admit it, playing in the dirt was fun. More on this breaking news story as it unfolds!