The Rapha Festive 500 Challenge for 2017 will follow the same format as previous years. The challenge is to cycle 500km between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Riders around the world can take part which makes the challenge a lot easier for those inRead more
Every cyclist thinks they know best – it’s what happens in a sport of individuals. Sometimes someone else says something that makes sense and is worth acting upon – hopefully some of my posts contain useful nuggets within them that someone may find useful. I don’t intentionally give bad advice but let me know if there’s something you disagree with!
The full range of Tips and Advice posts can be found below.
I wrote a post recently about Zwift and how it’s got me riding and doing Zwift races indoors a lot this winter, avoiding all the wind, rain and ice. Some people use Zwift for solo workouts, to ride with pros, others for social group rides,Read more
I used Zwift heavily last Winter and I really noticed the difference this season where I’ve set numerous new personal records and made my first steps into the world of time trialling. In an effort to impart some knowledge for newer riders to Zwift, thisRead more
Rapha Rising is a challenge on the Strava website to climb a certain amount of metres across a set number of days. Riders from across the world can take part, complete the climbing and then send off to receive a woven roundel to mark theRead more
Larkstoke Hill is found just about in Warwickshire near to the village of Ilmington. There are quite a few different routes up this hill but the climb of interest takes us to the highest point in Warwickshire. It’s a popular one to tack onto sportivesRead more
After getting brake tested by a car and hitting the back of it recently, I decided it was time to join those who film everything on a GoPro Session (or similar) for when the inevitable happens. On a more positive note, it’ll add something new to myRead more
I’ve been wanting to have a play on a velodrome for awhile, especially after going to the World Championships last year. I did have some worries however. Riding a bike without brakes removes one safety net and the banking, which always looks massive when you’reRead more