At the start of the year after a lacklustre 2015 cycling-wise, I set myself the target of cycling 10,000 kilometres in 2016. As it turned out, I managed more than 13,000! I’ve completed a few sportives in the UK (CFC Sportive, Mad March Hare) andRead more
Every now and again I write a post which has no obvious category to place it in. This can be for a variety of reasons but more often than not it will be down to just being simple advice about cycling in some way. All these posts with tips and advice are below and can help you develop your cycling or see things from a new and different perspective.
As always, feel free to comment and let me know what you think!
Being a Commuter and Cycling to Work There’s definitely a few of us who as a commuter are lucky enough to live roughly near to where they work and are foolhardy enough to brave the traffic to commute into work on our bikes. Out onRead more
Given the level of cycling education and interest that most roadies have, I’d imagine that we’re all very familar with Velominati’s ‘The Rules‘. For the unitiated, it’s a list of tongue in cheek rules for all serious cyclists to adhere to. Breaking some of themRead more
It’s been a fairly busy time in the ‘workshop’ fixing bikes recently, with my fixie project finished, my housemate George was inspired to do his own project bike and despite many issues with weird measurements of parts at every step, now has it finished. UnlikeRead more
The sportive sector has exploded in popularity in recent years, largely thanks to Mamils (middle aged men in lycra) taking up the sport. From a minority venture around 6-8 years ago, there is now a sportive somewhere in the country on any given weekend throughoutRead more
Very tempted to get this… The Evolution Of Bicycles by PopchartlabRead more
Every year I look at the list of Sportives in the area (and a few further afield) and wince at the prices. Some are now hitting £30 which is an awful lot of money for some electronic timing (or not in one local case) andRead more