Training… Or Trying To

Doesn't life just get in the way of the important things? Recently I've been training for a Sportive that a friend and I are taking part in. The problem is that everything seems to get in the way of it, life, work and anything in between. Granted I'm sure my enthusiasm has dwindled on the... Continue Reading →

Am I A Fair Weather Cyclist?

I ask myself this question fairly regularly. In my head, I like to think that I'll go out riding regardless of what the weather is doing. But in reality, I'm checking and double checking the weather before I head out of the door. So, by that definition, I am a fair-weather cyclist. However, just to... Continue Reading →

New Bike Day

Is there a better day? I have recently treated myself to a new track bike. Well, it's not brand new, but new to me. If you've read my previous article about track cycling you'll know that I've recently taken up the discipline and passed my accreditation. No point passing something and then not continuing with... Continue Reading →

Track Cycling

No brakes, fixed wheel and riding on a wooden track with a 45-degree slope at each end. What could possibly go wrong? Well, touch wood, nothing yet. I started riding on the track about 6 months ago when a good mate of mine managed to persuade me into going along with him to a taster session.... Continue Reading →

Road Cycling

It took a bit of convincing for me to get on a road bike as I wasn't really interested in it. It wasn't until my second year at university, I was working for Evans Cycles and one of my 'roadie' colleagues suggested I try one. It would be rude to pass up an opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Mountain Biking

I'll be honest. I'm a mountain biker through and through. I've been riding mountain bikes from the day I learnt how to balance on two wheels. It's my favourite type of riding and it has to be the most exhilarating. Call me mad, but the thrill of rushing down a narrow and winding singletrack dodging... Continue Reading →

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