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 however was a little bit trickier. The wrapper itself was easy to rip with my teeth but once inside I couldn’t just push the food out…

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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 there was a real lack of Women’s Cycling wear. I mentioned Dhb, Liv Cycling and Morvelo as a few brands that actually think outside the…

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Today I had my first experience on a fixed wheel bike as well as cycling around and around the velodrome at Lee Valley. At the beginning I was very nervous as in hand shaking, extremely tense and perhaps a little bit sweaty because I am a bit of a scaredy-cat. However we had a lovely coach who walked through the whole experience with us and by the end I was flying (well I thought so). The session I joined was called a Taster…

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One problem most cyclists or triathletes have to overcome is where to put all this stuff? There are bikes, running clothes, cycling kit, swimming gear, wetsuits, trainers, cycling shoes, bottles, nutrition….the list is endless. I have an Orca Transition Bag from Wiggle which is where I try to store most of my things (not to mention the large plastic box full of fun gym clothes under the bed) but still where, where, where will all this fit? This has become…

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In recent years cycling and triathlon have noticeably been growing in popularity but especially for the female form. I think a major factor in this rise is due to the amazing female role models that us women have in these sports. We’ve had women like Victoria Pendleton and Laura Trott dominating the track. Jodie Stimpson, Helen Jenkins, Chrissie Wellington, Vicki Holland and a firm favourite of mine Non Stanford leading the triathlon world over multiple distances. However you cannot talk about women’s triathlon without…

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