Day one of our Welsh roadtrip started in typical Welsh fashion – it was chucking it down! We had the choice of riding Cadair Idris or the Cli-Machx trail at Machynlleth so we went with the latter, reasoning it wouldn’t be as high or as exposed. It was a good choice and the riding was great in spite of the weather. We made a video of the action which can be seen below. Today we’re tackling Cadair for our Big Mountains feature. The weather’s ok, but we expect there will still be a lot of standing water around after yesterday’s deluge. Wish us luck!

Cli-Machx Trail – Machynlleth from Mountain Bike Rider on Vimeo.

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