The UK’s classiest Mountain bike mag Singletrack has a pretty buzzing forum with more activity than pretty much any forum I’ve ever been on… this thread about the Three Peaks is a nice example of people getting each other revved up, and it stand quite nicely aside from the 3 Peaks’ own forum in that the community is already ‘there’.

It’s great to see so many people from so many backgrounds with so many expectations coming together and revving each other up like this – another example of this brill event.

Quite apart from anything else, it’s just nice for me to see evidence that I’m not in a minority when it comes to gear obsession / worries.