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
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.
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
I was out riding my carbon frame earlier this week and suddenly the back end felt like it was wobbling around, I put it down to having a different tyre on that was pumped right up but the feeling persisted. Eventually 7 and a halfRead more
I have an old possibly 1970s road racer bike that I managed to snap the chainring on and then bits eventually started dying and falling off in the summer of 2013. It was then left outside to die slowly, exposed to the elements. It wasRead 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
Saintbury Hill is as well revered as Dover’s Hill and it’s a near cert that any local Warwickshire Sportive will go up at least one of them. The climb is about a mile long and feels like it gets easier as you go up theRead more