Tag: glentress

I quit my job and you should too

I’ve got a history of mental health problems. There I said it. Shocked? It seems to be a topic that is slowly coming more into the open in recent years. However its one that can instil fear into many if brought up and an awkward attempt to change subject. Whether it’s taboo or not, the […]

Mental Health Mountain Biking

Being outdoors in the mountains can have a positive affect on some people. A test study being run between Napier University in conjunction with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) seeks to prove this correlation with mental health. Ten participants travelled to Glentress, the world renowned mountain biking facility near Peebles to take part. Having […]

Glentress Forest Shredding

Since picking up my new Cannondale hardtail mountain bike earlier in the year I’ve made limited use of it.  The ‘Beast from the East’ is an awesome machine.  Huge 3” mid fat tyres and a chunky Reba suspension from Rockshox make for a fun and stable ride.  With some free time this weekend I decided to […]