Jason Miles is one of those monsters who rides 12 and 24 hour MTB things very very fast and then eats more cycling for his tea.  His blog from this year’s race, his first as a big grown up 40 year old, is all about chasing the big 4 hour PB.  But it’s wet and windy – will he make it?  Read here

I had powerful brakes, bar-top brake levers and a very short stem. I suppose I was cheating. But it looked pretty impressive and was immense fun.