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Meh

I don’t know a suitable title, I don’t even know how to start this. I just thought to write about it to express...
By  May 30, 2018

An Epic Weekend

This weekend was brilliant for many reason. Good rides, blue skies and summer bikes. With each of us going to Mallorca in a...
By  February 19, 2018

It’s not about going fast. It’s about going far.

To me, this sums up my cycling 100%. I’m not into going out for a few hours on a weekend and smashing it to be home by...
By  November 7, 2017

24Bottles

24Bottles is an Italian born company started in 2013 with one mission in mind; unburdening the planet from disposable plastic...
By  October 27, 2017

Yorkshire Dales

This weekend I went to the Yorkshire Dales and it was my first time there so it was all new to me and something to look forward...
By  September 25, 2017

My longest ride

This weekend saw me complete my longest ride. It was only be a few miles but it still makes it my longest ride with 117 miles and...
By  September 4, 2017

#TCRNO5 with Grace Lambert-Smith

I caught up with Grace Lambert-Smith who took part in the the 5th edition of the TransContinental Race. For those who are unaware...
By  August 17, 2017

Lynn Brenig

This weekends adventure took me to Lynn Brenning in Wales. It was a long ride, with lots of hills and some great company. I knew...
By  July 17, 2017

Silent Odyssey – Faroe Islands by Bike, Kite and Kayak

All credit goes to NorthSouth.cc If you ever need some motivation to get out on you bike, or go on adventure, then NorthSouth...
By  June 22, 2017

Mallorca 2017

This was the third annual visit to Mallorca for me and like always it was just awesome, but when you’re doing something you...
By  May 15, 2017

The people we cycle with

Friendships can be very unique and you have many different ones. The ones you laugh with, the ones you drink with and the ones...
By  May 8, 2017

World’s end and the Horseshoe pass

This Saturday meant it’s only 3 weeks until we set of to Mallorca meaning hills are on the agenda every week. With it being...
By  April 10, 2017

I became a Brand Ambassador!

Isn’t it nice when things start to work out and the work pays off? This was something I set as a goal at the start of the...
By  March 8, 2017

Early season century (Video)

Ahh, finally! A decent ride…and a blog post. After months and months of cold weather and dull days the weather gave us a...
By  February 21, 2017

Video: Club ride to Delamere

Just your standard Sunday club ride; chatty, plenty of coffee and lots of laughs. Just how it should be. Rather than writing...
By  October 30, 2016

Spray.bike

Bored of your bike? Want to add some life into it? Spray.bike is a quick as easy way to do this. Please note, this isn’t a...
By  October 30, 2016

Riding in the dark

Image credit to Hardy.cc  Autumn is here and as nice as it is to ride in this season it does sadly mean one thing, those evening...
By  October 10, 2016

Capsul Case

Capsul Case A few weeks back Capsul sent me a couple of their ‘wallets’. I say ‘wallet’ because I’m not...
By  September 13, 2016

Setbacks

In life, not everything is plain sailing and as the title suggests, there’s been a setback. Although I’m desperate to...
By  August 30, 2016

Velits’ Brothers interview

Image taken from Twitter The Vuelta a España starts this weekend and I caught up with pro cyclists Martin and Peter Velits....
By  August 18, 2016

Ride London

This weekend saw 4th edition of the classic Prudential Ride London 100 and what day it was, it was the first time I’d ever...
By  August 4, 2016

Best Jerseys for Summer

Summer is the best time for cycling as I’m sure you can agree. Lighter evenings, longer rides and (supposedly) good...
By  July 22, 2016

Early morning riding

When I first started cycling with a group the typical starting time was around 8am from the meeting point. Bearing in mind it...
By  June 30, 2016

Review: Lucho Dillitos – Classic Bocadillos.

A different approach to sport nutrition. Natural Energy from Columbia (Yes it’s legal) and it’s like a bar and gel...
By  June 23, 2016

Pinarello Experience – Mallorca

For those who do cycle abroad you will know just how much easier it is to hire a bike over there rather than taking over your own...
By  May 26, 2016

Isadore Apparel – Bib shorts review

The bib shorts from Isadore are designed with all day comfort in mind to keep you comfortable for those longer days in the saddle...
By  May 20, 2016

The day of Sa Calobra

After what had been a tough week already in Mallorca we still had Sa Calobra to complete as our last ride. All the climbing and...
By  May 12, 2016

Isadore Apparel – Long Sleeve Jersey reveiw

This long sleeve jersey from Isadore is incredibly versatile and can definitely be used as a 3 seasons jersey, however, if you...
By  April 28, 2016

Blog: Accidents, injuries & disappointment

As you may know, cycling has its ups and downs and right now for me it’s at a low. It’s not even a week until...
By  April 25, 2016

Cannondale CAADX Tiagra – Review

So I’ve been riding this for a while now and I absolutely love it. It’s had its problems but I think that’s...
By  April 11, 2016

A ride in Snowdonia

With this weekend being a bank holiday weekend and for most this means having four days off work, although only three for me,...
By  March 28, 2016

I met Steve Cummings!

I had a nice little added bonus to my Sunday ride this weekend, if you haven’t guessed it already it was the pleasure of...
By  March 21, 2016

Video: Peter Sagan on Milan-San Remo.

The 2016 season properly kicks off this Saturday with Milan-San Remo taking place. Peter Sagan, one of the races favourites has...
By  March 18, 2016

Review: Etixx Isotonic Powder

The Etixx Isotonic powder is to be mixed with 500ml of water to get the best out of it and maintain a high level of performance....
By  March 17, 2016

Why you should use your local bike store

Why you should use your local bike store Bike shops are becoming hugely popular in recent years that they’re even starting...
By  March 7, 2016

Shimano Sora R300

Shimano’s Sora groupset is the latest to have a make over, and it’s huge. Last year we saw an all new Tiagra launched...
By  February 29, 2016

Review: Etixx Triple Action Energy Gel

The flavour of gel i had been using was peach flavour. This partuclar gel is only avaiable in this flavour. I found it to be...
By  February 25, 2016

Have the cold mornings gone?!

With winter nearly over it seems the cold mornings have all but gone and have been replaced with the wet mornings instead. At...
By  February 22, 2016

Review: Etixx Revovery Shake

I’ve been trialling the Etixx Recovery shake for the past couple of weeks and i’m quite glad i have, it’s...
By  February 16, 2016

Prudential Ride London 100

So the Ballot results were released this week and i was lucky enough to have got a place among them! I can’t wait for it....
By  February 11, 2016

Campagnalo Khamsin Asymmetric

Review: Campagnalo Khamsin Asymmetric I was on a budget when buying these wheels to replace some Shimano wheels i had which had...
By  February 8, 2016

Remember when Sundays were for hangovers?

Once upon a time Sundays used to be a dedicated day for hangovers and hangovers only. However, this isn’t the case as such...
By  February 7, 2016

Winter commuting

Winter commuting is tough. In fact, commuting in general is always tough but commuting in winter takes that special kind of...
By  February 4, 2016

What i learnt from 2015

So after my first full year of riding I learnt quite a lot about what it takes to be a cyclist – some the hard way and some...
By  January 22, 2016

Review: Giant Propel Advanced 1

So, as a cyclist there aren’t many things which can top this day. Not even Christmas. Except this time it wasn’t an...
By  January 21, 2016

Cross is boss

Cyclocross! Well I’ve done it. I’ve cracked and gave in. I bought myself a cyclocross bike. This seems to be the...
By  January 21, 2016

Overtraining

It’s easy an mistake to make thinking that stacking up the miles will have a great benefit but it’s all too easy to...
By  January 21, 2016

Clif Bar products review

Review: Clif Bar were kind enough to send me a large collection of their products to get me through the harsh coming winter....
By  January 21, 2016

Rapha Pro Team Bib short

These shorts follow the same fit, fabric and design as the Bib shorts Team Sky wear which probably tells you they are a quality...
By  January 21, 2016

BioSynergy product review

Bio-Synergy were kind enough to send me a couple of their products to test out and to help with my training through the winter....
By  January 11, 2016