Terrific taster of some more training obsession creeping in to people’s lives here from previous contributor Steve Riley. Steve’s second attempt at the 3 peaks this year will build on 2009 when he “was on a borrowed bike I’d not seen until a couple of weeks before” – this time he know’s what’s what a bit more and is dealing with the luxury of experience.

Read Steve’s blog post of a good hard three and a half hours on an unsuitable bike at the Llandegla forest trail centre.