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5 Things New Year Resolutions

Why not get yourself motivated in the new year with some of these ideas 1 Run a race you’ve never done before. The Snowdonia Marathon entries for 2012 open today so why not take up the challenge? Or if you’ve never run, why not challenge yourself to do a 5 or 10k this year? 3.5 …

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Lon Gwyrfai Rough Route

This is a pleasant run or cycle from Caernarfon to Waunfawr and back again.. It’s mainly on country lanes, but there’s one stretch over the flanks of Moel Smytho that takes you over a pleasant green lane that’s almost easy enough for a hybrid. Back through Waunfawr, where you may well stop off at the …

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The Beast of Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike Route

From the FC Website: “A combination of the Dragons Back and MBR routes, giving a long gruelling challenge.” This isn’t called the Beast for nothing. OS Map Required OS Explorer 18 Landranger 124 Click here for a printable map and guide from the Forestry Commission website.

Marin Trail Mountain Bike Route

From the FC Website: “The Marin Trail is a proper mountain bike trail in every sense of the term. Big climbs, big descents, brilliant singletrack and truly awesome scenery make this a trail to remember. Most, but not all, of the climbs are on forest roads and tracks giving you time to take in the …

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Magicshine Bike Lights Review

Once in a while you come across a product that changed the way you go about your sport. This time, it’s a literal very-shiny-shiny piece of kit bought for one activity, but comandeered for another… These Magicshine lights, called numerous names, but specifically called the MJ-808, are designed for off road mountain biking, but mine …

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