Video: Summertime Shredding in Shropshire

Sep 15, 2019 at 7:50
by Scott Windsor  

For the second Instalment of 'All In A Day', a video series where I shoot, edit and share the content all in one day, myself and Kyle Lane visited Bringewood and Bucknell to sample some of Shropshire's finest.


More about Kyle -

His past few years in motocross have been a challenge; from having constant bike problems to struggling physically and mentally to keep up with the young guns coming through. It was time for a change as the hobby wasn’t as fun as it used to be and with costs of bikes and parts rising without any real support he was starting to lose all love for the sport.

A day on a mountain bike borrowed off a good friend was where it all started and it was the only sport he could find with a similar buzz to motocross, yet so different. It is something he has always done at a very basic level, mainly for fitness or a social with his mates. However, a holiday trip in 2018 to Morzine seemed to change it all and his passion for Downhill riding soon grew every time he was out on the bike.

The transition to it came a lot harder than he expected and the sheer gnarliness of some downhill tracks came as a real eye-opener to how tough it is. Although his style on a motocross (particularly over jumps) was mirrored on a mountain bike, the steep techy trails were always a struggle and spent plenty of time going down on his backside.

After a summer of riding and entering a select few BDS rounds the technical side to it soon got to feel more normal.


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44 Comments

  • 15 0
 "Is there a more British sounding place on Earth?"

My mate grew up in a place called Chignall Smealey.

Chipping Sodbury is another contender...
  • 9 0
 Budleigh Salterton comes to mind.
  • 5 0
 Smurthwaite
  • 11 0
 I live near Puddletown in the Piddle Valley
  • 30 0
 as a non-english-native it's really hard to know whether you guys are talking about real things or just spelling out coughing sounds.
  • 3 0
 I used to go drinking in Chipping Sodbury.
  • 8 0
 I once cycled through Middle Wallop. Little Snoring is another great one.
  • 2 0
 Pratts Bottom - but the people living there call it Praaaars Baaaaarm. And I ain't joking either.
  • 3 0
 Twatt in Shetland Islands is a good 'un
  • 2 0
 Barton in the beans
  • 3 0
 The Devonshire hamlet of Chipshop gets my vote. Wish I was that productive in a single day.
  • 3 0
 @krissboo: Whymondanham in Norfolk, pronounced Wwymdun un Narrrrrrfk Ba
  • 3 0
 Puddington, Cheshire has to be a contender as well.
  • 1 0
 @Trailsoup: that's where my father is from. Never thought I'd see it pop up in the PB comments section.
  • 1 0
 None of these places can be real.....
  • 1 0
 @UPBike: Dude you never heard of Intercourse or Blue Ball PA or Cummings GA?

Strange named towns all over the place.
  • 8 0
 Shraaapshire.
  • 8 0
 Braaapshire
  • 2 0
 Scruff, reet mon! 'Ow bist?
  • 6 0
 Shralpshire to be proper
  • 4 0
 Nice to hear a motocrosser admit that dh is gnarly.
  • 1 1
 Need to make sure tire contact is in shot otherwise the riding lacks context. Doesn't have to be full slice of pie raw, but does need this crucial feature in most riding shots.
  • 2 0
 @ScottWindsor - Pro Tip m8
  • 2 0
 Quality tracks, nice shapes too!
  • 2 0
 Lol chat and all real places Smile nice flow great video
  • 2 0
 Scunthorpe
  • 3 0
 never been. went to southampton though.
  • 4 3
 Great riding though please note the last ever BDS was in 2017.
  • 3 0
 What do you know? Wink
  • 1 0
 They don’t make them like they used to!
  • 2 0
 LaSt EveR bDs WaS iN 2017
  • 1 0
 Shropshire!!! How wonderful!!
  • 1 0
 Upton Snodsbury near North Piddle, Beer or Barton in the Beans
  • 1 0
 Well, thats my plan sorted for this weekend.
  • 1 0
 madd brits commenting like whoah. ya'll are wild.
  • 1 0
 Wetwang, Yorkshire.... my dads mate was a Wetwanger !!
  • 1 0
 3 holes in Cambs always makes me chuckle
  • 1 0
 Scratchy Bottom, Dorset.
  • 1 0
 Pratts Bottom, Kent
  • 1 0
 Wheelbarrowtown
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