Indigo to moon

The ranch at sunset. While living and working in the mexican desert I got to see the sunrise and the sunset most days. It was good for the soul to experience the big sky of open plains because the previous four years I’d lived mostly in mountain towns which meant big sunsets were a rare…

The Gap

Here is a little rhythm from our time living in Hagley Gap, Jamaica. Photo from above by Ian Hylands. Winding seal, unfeasible hill; Dirt and rock, for my luck I knock. Roofs corrugated, walls brightly decorated; Unfinished stories, hopes of wealth and glory. Honest buildings gaily painted, it’s patrons long time acquainted; Darkened doorway barely…

Trans-Provence

I’ve been away in France recently covering The Definitive All-Mountain Bike Race, the Mavic Trans-Provence. 350km, seven days, 10,000m ascending, 15,000 descending, 26 special stages. These are the stats that count but which don’t capture all the colour and character of the event. The above shot is by Sven Martin and was taken on day…

The Smell Of Disgust

The above image of @amarcoux reading the one existing copy of the June issue of Bike Magazine was tweeted by @morga_deth. On the cover you might be able to read the words ‘NEW ZEALAND’ and if you had Adrian’s view you might be able to read that the chap on the cover is me. The…

Map Over The Territory

World Affairs: Map Over The Territory I am a sieve. Pour things into me and all those things just stream out like a crowd at a surprise Charlie Sheen appearance. As fast as I pour things in they just keep flowing away down the brain drain. Of course, I am talking about my mind and…