Chapeau!

I have hardly cycled at all this year which I really hate to admit. However on Saturday I went for my first bike ride in ages. A casual 40km with my partner in crime around the country lanes of Hertfordshire with a stop gap at The Hub cafe in Redbourn. If you are ever that…

Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France starts today, probably one of the greatest endurance sports of all time and one that I have had to watch year on year (thanks Dad). But why is it the greatest, you may ask? The Tour spans over 23 consecutive days with 21 days of cycling and only 2 days of…

Can’t Stop Me Now

I wrote a post a couple of weeks ago listing my top 5 things for winter training when it comes to cycling (see the post here). However if you are not one for cycling outdoors in the winter months then the indoor alternative is either spin, turbo or roller sessions. In terms of sessions at home you…

Cycling for Days 

Well 6 to be precise. On Sunday Luke surprised me with VIP tickets to the Six Day Cycling Series at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park. The Six Day Series started in London in 1878 where track racing and musical entertainment join forces. Luke went to the Six Day Series last year when it made its…

That’s Cold, Ice Cold

Winter is definitely on its way and for those of you who are brave enough to hit the outdoor world on the bike rather then exclusively move to the spin sessions or the turbo trainer will need keep safe and warm. The below includes a list of my top five essentials to get you through…

Fuel your Fire

Squirrel Sisters –  Cacoa Orange £2.49 This brand was in fact founded by two sisters who wanted to create a fun but healthy form of snacking. I think in terms of taste they have it spot on, this bar was delicious and I could eat a whole box of them. The packaging in terms of cycling…

Emperor’s New Clothes

In England it’s that time of year when the sun is randomly coming out to play, finally. Now if you’re like me all that Summer kit you bought in the Winter you’re already a little bit used to by now and have started browsing for more. When I first started my blog I said that…