Twinkly Dave – Mud splattered bicycle and pizza enthusiast Growing old disgracefully

June 15, 2009

a weatherwatch and such things

Filed under: bikes — dgpowell @ 2:31 pm

First up: Mountain Mayhem this weekend, so here’s the ubiquitous weatherwatch for it:

uk weather
met office

so far, so dry!

Big thanks go out to Jason (and son, obviously) for helping out. ‘Tis much appreciated!

Entries have been sent off for SITS and Relentless24 – I’m aiming to “peak” a bit for SITS, instead of trying really hard at mayhem and getting wound up with a million numpties on the course! (Should have a spangly new bike by then too 😉 ) and relentless24 sounds like a lot of fun – proper mtb course, scottishland scenery and maybe a midge or two…


  1. Well, he can just as easily clean 2 bikes as clean one. If you need motivational slogans shouting at you though, look elsewhere…

    You’ll not get much help from me though 😉

    Comment by Jase — June 16, 2009 @ 3:24 pm

  2. Sorry i cant be there mate 🙁 i will be your bitch any time you need us this yr

    Comment by Wayne — June 17, 2009 @ 9:32 pm

  3. we’ll have ’em all at SITS in august 🙂

    Comment by dgpowell — June 19, 2009 @ 10:25 am

  4. 6th then ?

    i had a nice warm bed for this years mayhem, ……would much rather have been there mind 🙁

    next year !

    Comment by terry — June 22, 2009 @ 11:02 pm

  5. nah, dropped out after 8hrs, wasn’t really “on it” and didn’t want to knacker my stomach.

    actually had quite a nice time chilling/nattering to people/drinking coffee/watching other people suffer 🙂

    just got confirmations for SITS and relentless through, so i’ll give it the beans at those races instead 😀

    Comment by dgpowell — June 23, 2009 @ 1:16 pm

  6. Gimmie a shout if you cant get anyone to monkey at relentless. I may be too skint to race as im moving up to aberdeen in august !

    Comment by terry — June 23, 2009 @ 6:32 pm

  7. If your not in the top 3 you’ve lost so shouldn’t be on the podium. Don’t tell 2nd and 3rd they’ve lost too though ;0)

    Comment by Tom — June 25, 2009 @ 12:38 pm

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