South Downs Double

It Started with a Kiss

Ok, I’m going to come clean right now. It didn’t start with a kiss at all, but I needed an attention grabbing headline and figured we’re all suckers for a little romance in our own special way. And besides, who knows, maybe this will turn into a story of romance after all… So, the real beginning for me was back […]
By |December 18th, 2008|Categories: Challenge Rides, South Downs Double||

Doing The Double

Running from Winchester to Eastbourne, the South Downs Way is exactly 100 miles in length and, coincidentally, has as many gates to open and close along the way. Without doubt it’s a very tough ride, with 11,000ft of climbing you’re faced with a mixture of fast fire roads, technical sections, farmland and “flint” (oh and that’s not to mention […]
By |July 1st, 2008|Categories: Challenge Rides, South Downs Double||

South Downs Double What MTB Article

Whatever way you digest the numbers, covering 212 miles with 21,935ft of climbing in over 22 hours is always going to hurt. Let’s break it down a bit more, that’s 18,043kcal with 181,642 heart beats. Check out the story behind “Doing the Double” from What Mountain Bike magazine.
By |April 16th, 2008|Categories: Challenge Rides, South Downs Double||