After a very succesful year, RideAbility has got its own World Cup racing team… well, a fantasy one at least! Check out the comp on Dirtmag’s website; create your own team and follow its progress through the World Cup season. Here is the RideAbility Racing Team:

Floriane Pugin

Fabien Pedemanaud

Remi Thirion

Nico Vink

Best of luck to the REAL racers!

Check this out: Singletrack n°47

Now, guess who is one of the “fully qualified french guide”…

That’s right, I (Joseph) will be there to guide you on the best trails and to help you get the most out of the test bikes… well only if you are part of the “fortunate few”, of course!

Check this out:

My (rather lame) car got all pimped up! I’m thinking about adding some neon lights now… Thanks to Benni from RSP (Turner french distributor), it’s gonna be show time in the car parks!

If you dig Racing, video and good music then you would enjoy WideOpen (watch the teaser on the “videos” page). The DVD will be out early June and is already available in pre-order here.

Cover and chapters here.

I just got back from 3 lovely weeks in England. I had the chance to coach 4 sessions, organised with the guys at Trail Junkies Berkshire. Those sessions have been a success, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the quality of the English trails and the cup of tea and cakes at the end of the ride were a big change from the Mutzïg!

If you are close to Berkshire, visit Monica and Neal, truly passionated guys, always ready for a bike chat and… a cup of tea!

I’m just back from an off-piste training session at the ENSA (national ski school for ski instructors and guides, based in Chamonix)… wicked! just a few pictures (thanks to Fred) to share the moment:

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It’s my birthday today! (I won’t tell you which one), here is one of the wonderful prensents I got:

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a DMC Moto Trainer! Can’t wait to fix it on the Turner…

The Moto trainer is a simple stopwatch that you fix on the handlebar. It allows you to time a section of track, try diferent settings… in a word, a superb tool for training!