Category Archives: Arabian Adventures

Fat-Skeptic to Fat-Evangilist in just one bike

In May last year (2012) I had a go on the fatbike that Andy had brought to try on the sand. I was very fat-skeptic. “Of course a bike wont work on the deserts soft sand”, I thought. Oh how … Continue reading

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12/10/2012 Showka Descents Video + Wadi Racer Strava Segment

Had a great ride yesterday. I’ve quickly put together some of the chest mounted GoPro footage edited to include some of the key descents of the area and posted it on my vimeo account It includes a full un edited … Continue reading

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First ride at Showka on the BMC Trail Fox (inc Video)

On Thursday I received a BMC Trail Fox TR02 from Adventure HQ in Times Square, Dubai. I’ve set up a page under “My Bikes” to post detailed information about it. You can find the page at https://ianganderton.wordpress.com/my-bikes/bmc-trail-fox-tr02/ Here is a … Continue reading

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Event- 10th May 2012 UAE Adventure Racing and Adventure HQ Desert Adventure Hike or Run

Kevin West is putting together what sounds like a fantastic and inovative adventure race Information taken from the UAE Adventure Racing Facebook Page Event Overview:  18km (4 checkpoints) or 37km (6 checkpoints) over red dunes on 3/4 moonlit night. Start … Continue reading

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Outdoor UAE Beach Party – Special deal for this blogs readers

Outdoor UAE is organising a beach party at Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa. There are heaps of activities to ‘have a go’ at and then a party into the night. For readers of this blog there is a deal. … Continue reading

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The 2012 Hot 6 Mountain Bike Endurance Event – Friday 23rd March 2012

Organised by the Hot Cog MTB Club this 6 hr endurance event promises to be something special  The event will take place on a specially laid out course at Showka. Each lap will be around 10km and participants can compete … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th March 2012 – Arabian Outdoor Social Evening

Please come and join us and the outdoor community for a social evening organised by Simon Cahill of Arabia Outdoors. Mike Nott is speaking about his extensive 4×4 adventures in the region and launching his new advanced offroading book. I’ll … Continue reading

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