Bank Holiday Ride

Recipie for a perfect ride: Clear blue skies SunshineNo wind, maybe a slight breezeQuiet roadsA bikeOh, and maybe a 3 day weekend I'm sure there are a few other things, but I can't think of them right now. This bank holiday weekend has been a good one, despite being in lockdown. As I mentioned in... Continue Reading →

Life in Lockdown

OK, so I'm a bit late to the party... and when I say party, I mean sitting at home either at a computer or in front of the TV. Luckily we are still allowed to venture outside for some daily exercise which, thankfully, includes cycling. I'll be honest. I haven't really taken advantage of this... Continue Reading →

A New Decade Begins!

Ok, so I'm a little bit late, but never the less, Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully, you've all had an excellent Christmas and celebrated the beginning of a new decade in style. Let me begin by apologising as it's certainly been a while since I last posted and there are several reasons for this. Some... Continue Reading →

It’s Getting Cold

It really is getting cold now! I know for a fact that I've not been on my bike as much as I should have. Come to think of it, it's been a couple of weeks since I was last perched on a saddle and even then, it was on the rollers. Now that we're well... Continue Reading →

Early Morning Rides

Sometimes they can be really tough, but they can also be the most rewarding. I'm sure that I'm not the only one who sometimes struggles to get out of bed early in the morning. There are just some days where my eyelids are far too heavy to even consider opening, never mind getting out on... Continue Reading →

My 100th Blog Post

I can't believe it! I started this blog just over a year ago and it's still here, still going strong and I'm still loving it. There have been a few times where my enthusiasm may have dropped slightly, but it hasn't failed completely and now I'm writing my 100th blog post. I feel very proud to... Continue Reading →

Big Ride Recovery

So, you've just completed a big ride, let's say over 100 miles. You're over the moon but you're exhausted. What do you do to recover from those miles and make sure you're not hurting for the next couple of weeks? Recovery Shake The first thing I tend to do, once I've caught my breath, is... Continue Reading →

Shaved Legs

As promised, I have shaved my legs! For those of you who don't know, when I was raising money for a charity called Debra, I'd set myself a target of £500 and I may have said that, if I managed to hit it, I would shave my legs in an attempt to look like a... Continue Reading →

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