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Long Exposure Night Photography

The other night I decided whilst it was still dry to take my camera gear up to my local trails and try out some long exposure photography. Now that the nights are drawing in much sooner it was time to charge up my Exposure Lights and hit the trails.

I decided to do this shoot with my GoPro Hero 9 over my big camera as I wanted to try out the new and improved night photography settings.

Getting the exposure time took some trial and error plus timing the shot as this was a solo photoshoot experiment meaning I needed to trigger the shutter as well as ride.

To get the twin lights white and red I used an exposure helmet light as well as a cheap rear red light that I attached to my seat post. You can see from the photos that the exposure light is much higher quality with a solid beam. The red light tended to flicker and wasn’t such a prominent beam.

I used my phone with the GoPro app to trigger the shutter and I used various exposure times depending on the speed of the trail, the length of the light lines I wanted and brightness of the exposure.

I had the camera set to RAW so I could bring the photos into lightroom after. In the end, I did ery little editing in Lightroom, all I did was adjust the blacks, highlights, whites exposure and the saturation of reds in the photos.

What I wasn’t able to get was to show the rider (in this instance myself) in the photo. Even with experimenting with track standing at the end of the exposure, I didn’t appear in any of the shots. This is something I want to research and experiment with as I think it could be cool to show the rider in the shot. Perhaps I need to shoot at twilight rather in pitch black, or perhaps use a small light facing the rider to illuminate them. I will be playing around with this over winter and hopefully come up with some really cool shots.

I’d also like to experiment with some long exposure portraits and double exposures.

If you’re keen on reading a “how-to” article on how to take long exposure mtb night photography then let me know in the comments below. Perhaps I’ll even share my Lightroom Presets.

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Funn Equalizer Stem Long Term Test Review https://onetrackmind.bike/funn-equalizer-stem-long-term-test-review/ https://onetrackmind.bike/funn-equalizer-stem-long-term-test-review/#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2020 09:12:02 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=21193

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New Equalizer MTB Stem from Funn

Funn recently sent us their new MTB Stem the Equalizer.  The Equalizer stem is an “Enduro World Series-ready” stem that Funn says “guarantees perfect cockpit setup for any bike in any terrain”.

The Stem enables you to fit the Equalizer stem one way up for 10mm rise. Flip it over and run it the other for 10mm drop. This allows you to fine-tune your cockpit further which comes in very handy if you’re unable to adjust the stack height or change the bar rise.

The Equalizer is precision CNC’d from lightweight and tough AL6061 and built with a wide clamping area for a stiff, secure connection between bar and stem.

It is available for 31.8 and 35mm bars and with 35mm and 50mm extensions. It comes in Black, Grey, Red, Blue, Orange and Green.
35mm length weighs 135g, 50mm length weighs 155g. So there is plenty of options to match your bike and fit.

First Impressions

First impressions are that this is a really nicely machined bit of kit. All the useful and important information has been laser cut directly onto the stem and it definitely doesn’t spoil the aesthetics of the product in my opinion.

Having the ability to fine-tune your handlebars with +/- 10mm is also a really nice touch. Often bike steerers come pre-cut from the factory and these can be too short for certain people. Being able to raise the bars 10mm can make a big difference in ergonomics and bike position.

The Stem Funn sent through is black but other colours are available. The black stem instantly looked great on my bike and as the clamps are in two sections this gives plenty of room to show off your handlebars.

The Equalizer was easy to fit with all the adjustment markings and as is the case with most stems once set up correctly you can forget it there and get down to shredding the trails.

I will be keeping this on my bike for a while longer to do a long-term test review.

Funn Equalizer Stem Review

I’ve now been using the Equalizer Stem for a few months. I’ve used it on multiple bikes with different stack heights and handlebars with different amounts of rise. What is great about the Equalizer is that because it has 10mm +/- you can customise your cockpit to work for you.

I found this especially useful on test bikes that came through with the steerer cut short which meant I wasn’t able to adjust the stack height. I used the Equalizer stem to give me an extra 10mm rise. Another example is when I had some bars on test that had a 35mm rise which was too much for the bike I was testing at the time so being able to drop the rise by 10mm equaling 25mm rise total was a big help.

The stem has a really nice finish and even though I’ve fitted and removed it multiple times the bolts and thread have remained durable and consistent.

With more and more people opting to use steering storage tools such as the One Up EDC, Specialized SWAT and the Granite Stash to name a few it’s important that the stem is compatible. I tested this stem with both the S.W.A.T and Stash and can confirm these work. I assume the OneUp EDC will too as it’s very similar to the stash.

I haven’t seen any other stems offering a similar solution. This relatively low-cost stem could be a great way to fine-tune your cockpit without breaking the bank.

All in all, it is a great stem but it does look a little bit odd when in the -10mm configuration. The additional rise does offer some nice fine-tuning but this could also be achieved by getting handlebars with different amounts of rise. The product is durable and has a great finish.

What do you think of Funn’s new Equalizer stem? Would you make use of the 10mm adjustment? Personally I really like the additional 10mm height as my fork steerer was cut quite short from the factory.

Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below and keep an eye out in the near future for a product review.

You can order Funn products here

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Etnies adapts and gets Winterized https://onetrackmind.bike/etnies-adapts-and-gets-winterized/ https://onetrackmind.bike/etnies-adapts-and-gets-winterized/#respond Thu, 22 Oct 2020 06:00:53 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=21033

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Etnies adapts and gets Winterized

Etnies drops its Winterized Collection featuring some of the brand’s most popular styles. Adapted for comfort and performance, the new Winterized Collection is laced up with Michelin ice control outsole technology, 3M Thinsulate and water-resistant technology that was made to adapt to anything.

Within the Winterized Collection, there are three styles: Sultan SCW, Jefferson MTW and Crestone MTW (showcased in the images below). Available in sizes 37-49 EU (US 5-14), this collection was adapted for comfort and performance in the most adverse conditions.

Derived from the original Sultan shoe, the updated Sultan SCW features a Michelin outsole with ice control technology, outsole adherence on ice, tread traction on packed snow and water-resistant repel technology.

The Jefferson MTW showcases a reverse lug tread outsole that protrudes for traction with micro-fleece insulated, quick drying lining in four colorways.

In conjunction with the Winterized Collection, the Crestone MTW also features water resistant repel technology, 3M Thinsulate, perfect outsole adherence on ice, tread traction on packed snow. The shoe also includes Michelin outsole winter control technology and comes packed in two colorways.

About Etnies

Built by skateboarding since 1986, Etnies is the first skateboarder-owned and operated global action sports footwear and apparel company. Etnies not only pushed the envelope by creating the first pro-model skate shoe, but it pioneered technological advances and changed the face of skateboard footwear forever. Today Etnies’ vision, led by owner and skateboarder Pierre Andre Senizergues, is to remain the leading skateboard footwear company committed to creating innovative products that provide the most style, comfort and protection possible. Etnies stays true to its roots by sponsoring a world-class team of skateboarding, surfing and BMX riders, and continues its dedication by giving back to each of these communities. For additional information, visit etnies.com.

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NEW BIKE DAY! Cannondale Jekyll 2 29 https://onetrackmind.bike/new-bike-day-cannondale-jekyll-2-29/ https://onetrackmind.bike/new-bike-day-cannondale-jekyll-2-29/#respond Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:51:34 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=21138

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Fasst Flexx Enduro Handlebar Review https://onetrackmind.bike/fasst-flexx-enduro-handlebar-review/ https://onetrackmind.bike/fasst-flexx-enduro-handlebar-review/#respond Wed, 21 Oct 2020 06:30:23 +0000 http://onetrackmind.bike/?p=20936

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Fasst Flexx Handlebar

The Flexx Handlebar from Fasst is designed to isolate your upper body from vibration, allowing you to ride longer and harder. Flexx Handlebars are tunable to your preferences, you can control how soft or stiff the bar is.

The bars are available for Enduro and Downhill. I this review we will be taking a look at the enduro bars. They are made from carbon fibre, aluminium and titanium. The bars flex up to 5 degrees and the effective travel is dictated by the length of the bars. The Longer the bars the more the travel. The comes as 800mm width but can be cut down to your desired width. The clamp diameter is 31.8mm and the rise is 25mm. There are two options for back sweep 8 and 12 degrees.

The Flexx bars are priced at £449.99 from Cyclorise here in the UK. These bendy bars aren’t cheap but Cyclorise says they have a cheaper Aluminium bar coming soon. They weight 440 grams which is 100g-200g heavier than standard bars. So are they really worth it? Read on to find out.

Tech Specs

  • Rise: 25mm
  • Clamp Diameter: 31.8mm
  • Weight: 440 grams
  • Width: 800mm
  • Upsweep: 5*
  • Back sweep: 8* & 12*
  • Center Tube Width: 63mm
  • Materials: American Made UD carbon, 7075 Aluminum, Ti-6Al-4V
  • Effective suspension travel: 5 degrees, length of bar dictates overall travel.
  • Elastomers included: Soft, medium, hard, and firm compression and rebound.

How do they work?

The design of the bars is quite simple but well-executed. They work by compressing an elastomer via a pivot either side of the bars where the bar is mounted do the stem. The harder the elastomer the more difficult it is to compress the elastomer and therefore the stiffer the suspension. Choosing the elastomer is something I would encourage you to experiment with but as a rough rule of thumb, if you weight more you may want a harder elastomer. Equally, though if you are an aggressive rider or prefer to ride gnarlier terrain then again you may want to opt for a harder elastomer.

Fasst state on their website that over time the elastomers will need freshening up. A set of new elastomers will set you back £9.99 and you can choose whilst hardness you require.

  • Soft – Blue
  • Medium – Yellow
  • Hard – Red
  • Extra Hard – Black

Luckily for you changing the elastomers is simple and only requires basic tools. Using some common Allen keys you can remove the kingpin, bend the bars back to remove and replace the elastomer and then using a torque wrench tighten the bolts back up to the correct torque rating, easy peasy!

Flexx Handlebar Review

I have been riding with these bars for over a month now and have tried them on all types of trails and surfaces. I’ve even used them at a couple of Enduro races.

Before getting my hands on these I had seen a few out in the wild on other people’s bikes. I will be perfectly honest and admit I thought they looked a bit janky. My first thoughts were, the last thing you want to flex is the handlebars. What would have happened if they snapped?! I like the anacronym K.I.S.S or Keep it simple stupid, meaning don’t overcomplicate it. However, saying all that I also suffer from arm pump so when these showed up for review I was keen to test them.

Fitting and setting up the handlebars

Fitting the bars is no different from fitting any other handlebars. Setting up the bars is the only additional step. All you need to do is choose the right elastomer for your requirements.

So do they work?

The bars genuinely do work. I tested them for over a month of hard riding on all types of trails and terrain and I didn’t feel the effects of arm pump once. For someone who suffers from arm pump frequently, I was pleasantly surprised. Fasst claim that “The Flexx Handlebar isolates your upper body from abuse and vibration, allowing you to ride longer and charge harder.” For me I found this claim to be true. Once I chose the elastomer that worked for me I found vibration through the bars to be minimal, arm pump was drastically reduced and I can ride longer and harder.

Durability

During the time I used these bars I had no issues with durability. I frequently checked the bolts using a torque wrench to ensure they weren’t coming loose but they were always fine.

Frequently asked questions:

I’ve put together some answers to questions that I was asked by people whilst testing the bars.

What happens if these bars snap?

Firstly the bars aren’t going to snap. These are very well made and are created from high-quality materials. If one of the pivot bolts came out which is very unlikely then there is potential for the bar to pull up on one side but I really can’t see this happening unless the bolts aren’t tightened correctly which would be the same with any other component on the bike.

Are the bars flappy?

You barely notice the flex in the bars. So I certainly wouldn’t describe them as flappy. These bars will not negatively affect the performance or even the feel of your ride. If anything they will improve performance and make the bike feel better especially in rougher terrain.

Do you notice the weight?

No. We are talking about 100g-200g. Unless your bike needs to be ultra-light then the weight will be completely unnoticeable. For comparison, a 500ml bottle of water is going weight at least 500g.

Are they worth the money?

That is completely up to you. These are probably up there as some of the most expensive bars you can buy, however, if you want to reduce arm pump, reduce upper body fatigue, ride longer and harder then these bars may be worth it. They are really well made and if looked after should last a long time.

What do you think of the Fasst Flexx handlebars? Would you pay £449.99 for them? What is your best solution for arm pump? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below.

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100% DEBUTS GENERATION 2 GOGGLES https://onetrackmind.bike/100-debuts-generation-2-goggles/ https://onetrackmind.bike/100-debuts-generation-2-goggles/#respond Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:00:06 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=21017

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100% DEBUTS GENERATION 2 GOGGLES

The 2021 collection features new and improved goggles. The Racecraft 2, Accuri 2 and Strata 2.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 20, 2020 – 100% the San Diego-based sports performance company, has launched its Generation 2 line of high-performance goggles, which includes updates to the popular Racecraft, Accuri and Strata styles. With exceptional attention to detail, all three Gen 2 styles have a 17.5 percent increased vertical field of view over the Gen 1 models.

“Field of view is everything in racing, and our designers made that their number one focus for our Gen 2 goggles,” said 100% CEO Ludo Boinnard. “We didn’t just want to meet the demands of the fastest racers in the world, we wanted to exceed them. With the Gen 2 line, the best goggles in the world got even better.”

The Racecraft 2 is the premier, championship-proven goggle that has been refined to have an even more expansive field of view and unmatched comfort for continued dominance on the track. The Accuri 2 sets a new benchmark for premium performance at a mid-tier price, delivering elite-level protection, visibility and comfort. The Strata 2 offers exceptional value for everyday riders and growing racers, and raises the bar of how good an essential riding goggle can be.

All three Gen 2 styles support triple post tear-offs for secure fitment, extra-wide silicone-coated strap for maximum grip, a nine-point lens retention system to secure the lens, and anti-fog coated polycarbonate lens to help riders’ expanded field of vision stay clear. Gen 2 goggles also feature plush face foam to soak up sweat and an improved nose fitment derived from the revolutionary Armega for optimal, all-day comfort.

While each model has unique features, all three utilize the same, interchangeable lens technology and tear-off system, so riders can be equipped for any riding conditions without having to pack extra accessories. It’s 100%’s most versatile goggle system to date, and it’s set to be a game-changer for riders at every level of the sport.

For more information about all 100% google styles, visit us online at 100percent.com

About 100%®:

100%, based in San Diego, California, is an independent premium sports brand with a focus in performance eyewear, technical apparel and sports protection. 100% empowers today’s most demanding athletes with the performance technologies and gear they need to compete at the top of a wide variety of sports.

100% is inspiring a new generation of athletes and asking them: “How much effort do you give?” The 100% brand boasts an impressive roster of athletes include seven-time Tour de France green jersey winner and three-time road cycling world champ Peter Sagan, reigning AMA Supercross champion Cooper Webb, three-time downhill mountain biking world champion Sam Hill, UCI cross-country mountain bike world and European champ Jolanda Neff, Brazilian ultra-running phenom Fernanda Maciel, four-time and reigning UCI downhill world champ Loïc Bruni, 2013 Ironman world champion Frederik Van Lierde, 2019 MLB rookie of the year Pete Alonso and San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Nox Sox Pedal Covers Review https://onetrackmind.bike/nox-sox-pedal-covers-review/ https://onetrackmind.bike/nox-sox-pedal-covers-review/#respond Sat, 17 Oct 2020 06:00:44 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=20978

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Nox Sox Pedal Covers Review

Nox Sox is a brand created by the guys over at Gone Biking Mad an ex-bike shop gone online store and distributor based in the South of England. They wanted to create a useful range of products to protect bikes from damage caused by parts rubbing one another whilst being transported has started with their signature product, the Nox Sox Pedal Covers

The Nox Sox pedal covers are UK manufactured and are made from durable neoprene the same material used to make wetsuits. They come in two different sizes Small and Large to cover most pedals. For example the Large fit my Crank Brother Stamps and the small fit my gravel bike clipless pedals. The Nox Sox also have two poppers to prevent the sock from falling off the pedal.

The Nox Sox are priced at £15.99 for a pair or £29.99 for two pairs.

Nox Sox Review

The Nox Sox are easy to put on and take off. The two poppers secure the onto the pedals effectively and the neoprene does protect things such as your vehicle from pedal scrapes and scratches.

Between the two sizes (Small and Large) I found that the Nox Sox fitted all the pedals I test nicely. I didn’t have an issue with any being too big or too small however I can imagine pedals such as the Crank Brother egg beaters may be too small but these are an extremely small pedal.

The neoprene is just thick enough to prevent the pedal pins from protruding and although I haven’t been using them for very long I can see that they are durable and should last a long time.

The aesthetics of the Nox Sox are very simple. There are no colour options or patterns to choose from but the simple black fabric with White Nox Sox logo would be the option I would choose anyways. I think they look tasteful.

Price-wise I think they are fairly priced at £15.99. This price certainly won’t break the bank but they could prevent you from causing an expensive scratch to your vehicle.

In summary, I am impressed with the Nox Sox and I will continue to use these when transporting and storing my bikes. Especially as I often transport 2 or more bikes at a time these well prevent them rubbing on the other bikes.

What do you think of the Nox Sox pedal covers? Would you use them? Can you think of a time some pedal protection would have been useful? Let us know in the comments below.

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Muddy but golden weekend of racing for the YT Mob https://onetrackmind.bike/muddy-but-golden-weekend-of-racing-for-the-yt-mob/ https://onetrackmind.bike/muddy-but-golden-weekend-of-racing-for-the-yt-mob/#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2020 06:00:12 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=20971

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Muddy but golden weekend of racing for the YT Mob

October 13, 2020 – Forchheim, Germany: It is safe to say that the YT Mob’s return to world-class racing was a weekend that will be remembered for a very long time. After the weather had played its part in creating a treacherous track it rained medals for the Mob in the aftermath. First-year Junior Óisin O’Callaghan became Ireland’s first-ever mountain biker to become World Champion and David Trummer’s silver medal in the Elite Men’s category was the icing on the cake! Check out the video recap and listen to what the riders have to say about a muddy, yet golden weekend during the World champs in Leogang

“As this is my first World Championships I just wanted to put down a solid run with not many mistakes, to see where I would end up. To be honest, it hasn’t sunk in yet properly. I’m gonna need some time for this to sink in, I’m so happy.”

– Óisin O’Callaghan, Junior YT Mob Athlete

“I had in my head all the way down that the bottom woods section was key, so even though I pushed in the upper sections, once I arrived at the lower woods I tried to stay calm and chill, and really focus on staying on the bike, losing as little time as possible, and this seemed to work for me today. I’m really happy and I think I need more time to realize exactly what I’ve done today.”

– David Trummer, YT Mob Athlete

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Solo – A Self Filmed MTB Film https://onetrackmind.bike/solo-a-self-filmed-mtb-film/ https://onetrackmind.bike/solo-a-self-filmed-mtb-film/#respond Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:17:05 +0000 https://onetrackmind.bike/?p=20960

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Solo – A Self Filmed MTB Film

Solo is a short raw MTB film I challenged myself to make in a day. I wanted to show what the tranquillity of riding trails with nothing but the sounds of nature and a high engagement hub is like.

Riding bikes is therapeutic for me. It lets me unwind from the stresses of everyday life and get out into nature. I’m lucky to have some great riding on more door step with a large trail network.

To create the film I headed out on my custom Cannondale Habit with my Sony A7iii camera and my Dji Mavic Air 2 drone. Framing the shot took a lot of patience and perseverance as I had no one to help me. Selecting the right angle, riding the trail and then checking the footage had to be done multiple times for each shot. I must have ridden the trail 20 times in total.

This is the first of many films I will be creating over the next few months. This first video is set on a loam trail with lots of tight corners and a small amount of gradient. I choose a trail I knew well and wouldn’t be too steep as setting up the shot, climbing to the top and then riding the section multiple times is hard work. I also needed to be able to carry all my camera gear including a large camera, multiple lenses, tripod and drone with spares to and from the trail. I must admit I was shattered by the end of filming.

A huge amount of work goes into creating videos and I have huge admiration for those that create longer videos and feature films. To edit the videos I used a combination of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Colour grading the drone and camera shots to match was time consuming and creating the audio for the drone shots that didn’t have sound also took a while.

The video as you can see is by no means perfect but I’m proud of it and now that I’ve gotten the hang of it I want to try it out on a more challenging trail, something were I can really show some speed and get loose.

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How to fundraise for charity during Covid-19 https://onetrackmind.bike/how-to-fundraise-for-charity-during-covid-19/ https://onetrackmind.bike/how-to-fundraise-for-charity-during-covid-19/#respond Sat, 03 Oct 2020 06:00:55 +0000 http://onetrackmind.bike/?p=20941

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How to fundraise for charity during Covid-19

It’s probably of no surprise to learn that charities and their causes have suffered greatly from the impact of Covid-19. Not only as a direct result of the risks of Covid-19 but maybe more significantly the massive decline in fundraising events in 2020. So many charity events such as marathons, bake sales and other sponsored activities have been cancelled due to social distancing. Charities rely on generous donations to support their causes so in this article we are going to look at some ways that you can still help support your favourite cause whilst keeping yourself and others self during these strange times.

Solo Fundraise

One of the easiest ways to raise funds safely and responsibly during Covid-19 is to do so on your own. Set yourself a challenge and create a page on a site such as Just Giving. Then utilise the awesome power and reach of the internet to share your challenge and raise funds without ever having to break social distancing rules.

Challenges you could set yourself are distance challenges either in one ride or over multiple rides. Just Giving also links with your Strava account so you can accurately log your miles.

Other options are you could challenge yourself to ride every day or challenge yourself to climb X amount of meters.

Perhaps you have location restrictions in your area. You could utilise Zwift or other indoor trainer options to achieve your goals. We did an article with Joe who did exactly that earlier in the year.

Fund Raise Collectively

Not keen on going alone? You can still join forces to raise money.

You can combine your results to meet a larger goal with a group of friends and with the power of the connected world and social media you have no limits to how big you wand your group to be. You still complete the challenge on your own but then pool your results together. Again Just Giving allows you to do this by creating a team on your fundraising page.

Still not keen on doing the challenge on your own. Well perhaps take a look at your local rules. In England, we are allowed to meet up with up 6 people. This means that you could meet up with a maximum of 5 friends and go on a sponsored ride. Make sure you are following local rules and not riding anywhere into any areas that have a lockdown in place and I think it goes without saying now but I’m going to say it anyway… Don’t go out if you have any Covid-19 symptoms. Don’t put others at risk and don’t spread it further. Be responsible. We are all in this together.

Strava Challenges

Strava offers many challenges each month often partnering up with brands. They set the goal and then you log your activities to try and achieve it. I’ve started to see more charitable events popup in these challenges. So why not sign up to a few, challenge yourself and raise money for a good cause at the same time.

My Fundraising

I can’t talk the talk without walking the walk. I’m not going to encourage others to take on challenges without challenging myself. That is why I have teamed up with Alzheimer’s Society to take on their Cycle for Dementia challenge. I’ve tasked myself with completing 500 miles in 30 days. I’ve set myself an additional goal of raising £500. That’s £1 per mile.

I will be completing this challenge using a variety of different cycling styles including, MTB, Gravel and Road. As the weather is turning I will also be using my indoor trainer.

If you want to support me on this challenge you can do so by visiting my fundraising page by clicking the button below.

Visit my Fundraising Page.

Fundraising not for you?

Still not up for setting a challenge for yourself? Or perhaps you’re unable to due to your health or an injury. You can certainly still help. You can support others that are fundraising by either donating to their cause directly or help them to fundraise by sharing their Fundraising pages with your friends and family. Raising money is not as easy as it’s often hard to convince people to give away money. Even just sharing someone’s post can help as the more people that know about the effort the more people that will donate and make a difference.

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