Author: Jon Vernon

I’m the technical director of a small technology company based in Moretonhampstead in the Dartmoor National Park, where I’m also lucky to live with my wife and son. I’m a keen cyclist, walker and surfer and am also one of the founding directors of the Dartmoor Collective – a community interest group promoting photography and the visual arts on Dartmoor.

The rough stuff!

Jon Vernon
Rider's view from a mountain bike on Dartmoor

I realised a few weeks back that I’ve been riding bikes off-road, in one form or another, for well over four decades. Some of my earliest childhood memories are of a friend’s older brother rescuing rusty bikes from skips and the local scrapyard, and repurposing them as cow-horn-barred “tracker” bikes which we’d spend the summer […]