Garmin… Making Cycling Easier Or More Complicated?

I would love to know how many miles I cycled as a kid. I suspect it's a fair amount. Any and all opportunity I had I was out on my bike just playing around the village and going on 'epic' bike rides with my friends. I did have a simple Cateye cycle computer which told... Continue Reading →

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Sportives

I've been road cycling with a good mate of mine for a while now, nothing serious just going out for rides, some of which have a target and other times we just meet and see how we feel. Over the last few years, we've been taking part in Sportives all around the country and even... Continue Reading →

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 →

Planning A Route

Where to start? Usually with a fresh cup of coffee but I guess it really depends on my mood. Sometimes I just want to get out and ride, and I'll make it up as I go along. This attitude usually means that I'll be on my road bike as it's the quickest way to feed... 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 →

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 →

Just Get Out and Ride

All you need is a bike. It doesn't have to be an all singing, all dancing machine. Just something with two wheels and some pedals. It doesn't have to be the longest ride in the world either. It could just be a ride around the block. Sometimes those are the best types of rides, quite... Continue Reading →

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