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Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Dragon’s Back: Review (spoiler free).

Posted on by Guest Blogger

For those of you who couldn’t make it to the ShAFF this year, but were curious about the winning (running) film ‘The Dragon’s Back’, here’s my review.  I promise not to give anything away. Firstly, I loved last year’s ‘Unbreakable‘ and was therefore skeptical that another running film could pull off the job of filming the action during a long and difficult route while adequately conveying the feeling among participants.  I was pleasantly surprised. The name ‘Dragon’s Back‘ refers to the race from Conwy Castle in the north, tracing the mountainous spine of Wales southwards, over 5 days with the … Continue reading

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First rule of cycling

Posted on by Team Accelerate

5hrs in wind, rain, mud – and 2 punctures – a standard UK ride in March. It was pretty poor out there yesterday folks. However, it was redeemed by the golden moment of the day – after finishing a particularly muddy trail I rejoined the road and rolled up to a T junction. A group of six road riders on a few Cervelos and Pinarellos cruised past with a look of disbelief and distain at my mud soaked complexion. Almost as priceless was the look on their faces 3mins later when I dropped them going up the next hill! First … Continue reading

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