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Tour Divide Kit List

Here’s a run down on the kit I’ll be taking out to Banff with me this week. Bike First up is the frame – The Pivot Les  This is probably one of the most talked about hardtails of this year.  I’ve only recently got mine…

Kirsten’s Cordillera Piece

In preparation for the upcoming Tour Divide, I’ve been doing some re-reading. I’ve re-read my own account from last time and after tracking me down in San Fransisco, Kirsten Henricksen sent me her submission for The Cordillera – the publication about all things Divide racing.…

Pivot

Last year I had the pleasure of trying out a Pivot Mach 5.7 Carbon at Bontrager 24/12.  Now a near 6″ trail bike is not the type of bike you’d normally expect to be doing a 24hr solo race on and to be honest it…

Bears and Demons: One Year On…

Six months to the day after I arrived back in Greenwich, I stared at the computer screen and broke down completely.  It was the first of many.  It turns out that if you type ‘I need help’ on a whim into Google, the mental health…