Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Adventure racing is gaining popularity. Worldwide there are more and more events that combine multiple disciplines such as trekking, running off-road, sea kayaking, mountain biking and road cycling. Scotland Coast to Coast Taking place on the 18th and 19th of September 2010, the Nokia Coast to Coast journey starts off on the North Sea, crossing … Continue reading Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Pennine Walk – Hameldon and Worsthorne Moors

It was a chilly winters morning in December when I was at a loose end in Burnley, East Lancashire. I could have mooched around the town centre shops attempting to procure some Christmas presents. No thanks. A spot of walking in the bleak Pennine moors to the south east of the town was a much … Continue reading Pennine Walk – Hameldon and Worsthorne Moors

Bicycle Touring – An Introduction

Since the bike was invented, people have been using them to tour the world. You may ask what has bicycle touring got to do with CheapTents.com, well, touring and camping are very similar especially the equipment used. Bicycle Touring This short post is an introduction to a pass time enjoyed by millions around the world, … Continue reading Bicycle Touring – An Introduction

Mountain Biking in Wales: Coed y Brenin

There are many opportunities for mountain biking in Wales. If you're looking for some inspiration, one place to start looking is "mountainbikingWales". This website provides links to 6 purpose built mountain bike centres and 7 mountain bike trail bases, including Coed y Brenin. Forestry Commission Mountain Bike Centres There are five world class, purpose built, … Continue reading Mountain Biking in Wales: Coed y Brenin

World Mountain Bike Conference

2009 World Mountain Bike conference The 2009 World Mountain Bike conference will be held at the beautiful Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries, Scotland. The mountain bike conference will be held from May 12 - 15, 2009. The mountain bike conference includes many guest speakers from the world of mountain biking, covering topics such as "Mountain Biking … Continue reading World Mountain Bike Conference

Strathpuffer 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race

The Strathpuffer 24 is the world's only winter 24 hour MTB race with 17 hours of darkness.  A truly punishing race for those with a strong temperament to push themselves around the clock. The course looks something like the following: ...it's actually a little shorter than the course in the image, as each lap is … Continue reading Strathpuffer 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race