On yer Skibike!

Bike and Ski at the same time! The winter sport of skibiking, or skibobbing as it is also known, has been around since the 1950's. A skibike is quite literally a bike with skis instead of wheels. Most of the other normal features of a bike have also been removed, such as the pedals, chain … Continue reading On yer Skibike!


Cycle Touring, A Guide To Essential Sleeping Gear

Bicycle Touring is an exciting, healthy way to spend your free time, either on your own, with friends or even your family! In my previous article An Introduction to Bicyle Touring the main forms of touring were defined. For most Cycle Tours the gear needed will essentially the same, although it will depend upon how … Continue reading Cycle Touring, A Guide To Essential Sleeping Gear

Congratulations Martyn & Paul

Objective Achieved I take great delight in informing you that both Paul and Martyn successfully completed the Liverpool Triathlon, posting competitive times in the process. Most importantly the “lads” had a thoroughly enjoyable day and can not wait for next year’s event which take place on 27th June 2010. They both enjoyed the tremendous support … Continue reading Congratulations Martyn & Paul

Nordic Orienteering Championships 2009

This coming weekend (6 to 10th of June) all the top orienteers will be turning their attention to Salo, Finland, for the 2009 Nordic Orienteering Championships. This event takes place in a different Scandinavian country every year. It is a highly competitive event with technically challenging orienteering races. The event also has races that are … Continue reading Nordic Orienteering Championships 2009

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

Exclusive Interview! Graham Gristwood Professional Orienteer

Fresh from his victory in the UK Cup competition at the 2009 British Orienteering Championships, British and World Champion Orienteer Graham Gristwood has kindly agreed to an interview with the CheapTents.com outdoor sports blog. Orienteering World Champion! Born in 1984, Graham Gristwood lives in the UK and Sweden. He is a member of the Great … Continue reading Exclusive Interview! Graham Gristwood Professional Orienteer