Posts about Mountain Biking

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, ShAFF 2015 | Outdoor Adventure Motivational Speaking | Hetty Key | Mud, Chalk & Gears

Favourite films from the ShAFF 2015

  Sheffield Adventure Film Festival or ‘ShAFF’ is one of my favourite events in Sheffield. Its timing is perfect, just close enough to spring and the weather is getting better to get you motivated for a summer of adventure. Friday night I went to a lecture and film by Steve McClure, one of the best […]
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Mountain biking around Ladybower, Peak District | Outdoor Adventure Motivational Speaking | Hetty Key | Mud, Chalk & Gears

Mountain biking with Katie around Ladybower

This weekend Katie and I finally managed to get out riding together in the Peak District. We have been trying to find a weekend where we are both free for a while now with the aim of introducing Katie to proper mountain biking! We arranged to head out from Sheffield about 11 am on Saturday […]
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Yorkshire Dales, Haglof Open 5 Adventure Race | Outdoor Adventure Motivational Speaking | Hetty Key | Mud, Chalk & Gears

Haglof Open5 Adventure Series

Such a good weekend! I competed in my first adventure race, one of the Haglof Open5 Adventure Series and it was so much fun! For those of you who don’t know, these are a series of 5-hour orienteering adventure races set around the UK consisting of a mountain biking and fell running section. The day before […]
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Snow covered hills in the Peak District | Outdoor Adventure Motivational Speaking | Hetty Key | Mud, Chalk & Gears

Taking my mountain bike for a walk!

A bit of a fail today – I was desperate to head out in the Peak District mountain biking but as we have had so much snow options were a little limited. I figured the mountain bike was the best option, so ambitiously headed out towards Ladybower to have a bash at the top circuit […]
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Mountain biking in the Lake District | Outdoor Adventure Motivational Speaking | Hetty Key | Mud, Chalk & Gears

New Years weekend in the Lakes

The original plan was to see the new year in from a tent in the Lake District, ideally with a nice beer after a good bit of mountain biking. However, this got delayed due to slightly less than ideal conditions… 97mph winds and hail! Now don’t get me wrong, I am a big fan of […]
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