Iain Woodley

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News

Saracen BDS rd1 Combe Sydenham race day blog

Sundays photo dump from Combe Sydenham. Words and Photos: Ace Woodley. Big news was the loss of the live feed,  from what I could gather the satellite up...

Saracen BDS rd1 Combe Sydenham race day blog
News

Saracen BDS Combe Sydenham. Wet and Wild practice day

Saturday at Combe Syd,  I showed up late afternoon after spending most of the day at a very packed out Bespoked Bristol handmade custom bike show. ...

Saracen BDS Combe Sydenham. Wet and Wild practice day
News

Saracen BDS Rd1 Combe Sydenham, pre-race walkabout.

Ace Woodley reports back from a pre race walk at Combe Sydenham on Friday.

Saracen BDS Rd1 Combe Sydenham, pre-race walkabout.
News

X-Fusion/Enduro1 at the Quantocks

Ace Woodley does the X-Fusion/Enduro1 event on foot...kind of!

X-Fusion/Enduro1 at the Quantocks
News

Woodlandriders: Winter series RD 2

Hardtail fanatic, Ace Woodley, goes racing on a rigid 29er at Gawton. Oh my word!

Woodlandriders: Winter series RD 2
News

2013 Madison IceBike

Hardtail hero Ace Woodley cam out of hibernation for the annual Madison ICEBIKE show in Milton Keynes.

2013 Madison IceBike
Hardware

Core Bike Show 2013

Daytripping to the industry only CORE show, 15hours nonstop, 350 miles and too much coffee.

Core Bike Show 2013
Racing

No Fuss events/Hope DH Enduro 2012 (part 2, race time)

Part deux of Ace Woodley’s 2012 Fort William endurance downhill experience! So part 2,  race time, 6 hours to try and hit 15 laps on a...

No Fuss events/Hope DH Enduro 2012 (part 2, race time)
Racing

No Fuss events/Hope DH Enduro, Fort William 2012 (part 1)

Hardtail fanatic Ace Woodley swapped out his trusty solid back end for a full squish bike to race the Fort William event last weekend! Words and...

No Fuss events/Hope DH Enduro, Fort William 2012 (part 1)
Technical & Maintenance

Epic bleed solutions-brake bleeding kit

Dirt blogger, Ace, finds a cheap solution to bleed your brakes which is bleeding useful. Words and Photos: Ace Woodley I have some 2007 Juicy 3 brakes,...

Epic bleed solutions-brake bleeding kit
Racing

Halo BDS Fort William/Glen Coe tracks photo update.

While up Slaying mountains on the rigid raider I took some photos of the tracks. Words and Photos: Ace Woodley Start with Fort William,  due to things at...

Halo BDS Fort William/Glen Coe tracks photo update.
Racing

MacAvalanche 2012 pt 2: How to slay a mountain!

It’s race day. And for Mad Dog Ace Woodley and his Surly Karate Monkey there is no place to hide. It’s time to send it....

MacAvalanche 2012 pt 2: How to slay a mountain!
Racing

MacAvalanche 2012 final photo dump.

Like a big dump of snow, Ace Woodley dumps a load of MacAvalanche photos for your enjoyment. Words and photos: Ace Woodley Took so many photos and...

MacAvalanche 2012 final photo dump.
Racing

MacAvalanche 2012 pt 1:snow,sunburn,29er death wish action.

Who would race the punishing MacAvalanche on a fully rigid 29er? Ace Mad Dog Woodley, that’s who! Part one, and Mad Dog attempts the seeding race...

MacAvalanche 2012 pt 1:snow,sunburn,29er death wish action.
Features

Chris Jones-adaptive trike DH racer

Chris Jones races his adaptive trike at Tavi woods near Gawton. Words and Photos: Ace Woodley (Dirt blogger and hardtail rider) Where to begin on this one!...

Chris Jones-adaptive trike DH racer
Racing

Halo BDS Rd1 Combe Syd final photo dump.

Some more photos of things going on at the race, reckon some helmet cam and pro footage should crop up later in the week as...

Halo BDS Rd1 Combe Syd final photo dump.
Racing

Halo BDS Rd1 Combe Syd race day randoms.

Ace ‘Of Hardtail Spades” gives you his run down of Combe Sydenham race day. Words and photos: Ace Woodley Vets winner Nige Page and woss his name...

Halo BDS Rd1 Combe Syd race day randoms.
Racing

Halo BDS Rd 1 Combe Sydenham Saturday random photos.

Update from Halo BDS Rd 1 Saturday practice session. Somerset local, Ace “Of Spades” Woodley reports back from Combe Sydenham after today’s practice session. Words and photos:...

Halo BDS Rd 1 Combe Sydenham Saturday random photos.
Photos

Halo BDS Rd 1 Combe Sydenham Random Friday photos

Yes it’s here, the first round of the Halo BDS down in the deep south at Combe Sydenham country park in Somerset (England). Ace Woodley drives...

Halo BDS Rd 1 Combe Sydenham Random Friday photos
Racing

Tavistock Chip Shop Race report 2012

Hardtail aficionado Ace Woodley popped dow to Tavistock way for a race at Chip Shop. Did he get battered? Was he a-salt-ed? Did he win-egar?...

Tavistock Chip Shop Race report 2012
Racing

Halo BDS RD1 Combe Sydenham, track updates.

Ace Woodley, just beamed in some Combe Syd track news.The race date is getting closer,  the track team have been out again.    It’s still a...

Halo BDS RD1 Combe Sydenham, track updates.
Videos

BDS rd1 track preview, a snowy Combe Sydenham

The first round of the 2012 Halo BDS boots off at Combe Sydenham on 14/15th April. Ace “McHardtail” Woodley put on his thermal pants, filled up...

BDS rd1 track preview, a snowy Combe Sydenham
News

Even more random piccies from the Core show.

Part deux of the Core Bike show repo from Ace McHardtail. Words and Photos: Ace Woodley Yes part 2.  The day job has been rained/snowed off, so...

Even more random piccies from the Core show.
News

Core Bike Show, some random piccies.

Ace McHardtail spent along day at Core Bike and has posted up day one pics including Hope flat pedals and a Thoomson direct mount stem. Words...

Core Bike Show, some random piccies.