Let's hear it for the North DownsYou can keep all your fancy skins and flash graphics, the best sites are those that know their users and understand what a website is for.
Warren Anthony's http://www.chocolatefoot.co.uk here is one that set out with a tight target audience in mind and grew from there.
"It originally started as a way of showing off how great the North Downs, Surrey is for all sorts of riding", says Anthony,"and also as an outlet for my repressed creativity and stupid sense of humour with stuff like this
And pics like this
"Now it's growing into quite a little community of riders from all over the South, who are getting together, organising rides and talking shite thanks to the easy to use forum."