Measuring Progress

In the recent training article by Craig at OTE Sports the need to constantly test yourself to gauge progress was outlined.  Critical Power (CP) profiling was stated as an objective means of measuring improvements.  In this short update Craig illustrates the process of...

Time to tune up the body

With only a few months remaining with the help of OTE Sports Physiologist, Craig Stevenson, we look at some tips for training. Here are some top tips Craig thinks you should all consider for not just Dirty Reiver but targeting events in general; Set your Goals –...

What is a Gravel bike?

In the interests of furthering our understanding of the world of bikes we do spend an average* amount of time browsing forums, reading news articles and generally filling our heads with what is new and trending. In 2015, many years after gravel grinding had already...

Merry Grindmas!

See what we did there? 😉 So the holiday season is upon us.  As well as the Christmas film marathon and over indulging in festive foods this time of year affords a little extra time to get out on the bike. I know you guys want a break and you want nothing more than to...

Who you gonna call?

So as we outlined in an earlier post we are going to try and give you guys as much as all the interesting event news also the behind the scenes organisational issues. This weeks minor wobble came in the form of a double booking of Kielder Castle.  Though we had met...