Your 7 days
Top things to see and do on your bike this week
1 Get your fitness regime off to a muddy start
Hare & Hounds Mudfest Where Rowlands Castle, Hampshire When January 15, from 10.30am Entry Free to spectate, £40 to enter Info pmcrc.uk If you fancy two-and-a-half hours of physical exertion, as you pitch man and machine against the mud, then this classic Hare & Hounds is for you. If you’d rather just watch others do it, it’s free to spectate – while riders will need to be members (£5 for the day, £20 annual and there’s a £40 entry fee). We say Nothing says ‘New Year’ better than getting clarted in mud as you struggle for a full two-anda-half hours to stay upright and find some grip. It’s wildly entertaining in the saddle, and pretty amusing from the sidelines, too.
While those idiots are in the gym, you could be doing this