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
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.
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
As cycling fans we all like to think that we could be an excellent directeur sportif and luckily fantasy cycling games give us the chance to see how we would fare. They combine knowledge, not just of how to read a stage profile but ofRead more
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
So what is Zwift? Well, traditionally Winter cycling saw people putting on layer after layer, braving the cold and wet on a club ride or having to resort to riding indoors on a turbo trainer. The latter was always dull, staring at the four wallsRead more