OxBucks Cycle Sportive and ‘rolling countryside’

If a fellow cyclist says the phrase ‘don’t worry, it’s not hilly, it’s just rolling countryside’, don’t believe them. I recently took part in the OxBucks Cycle Sportive, which is run by The Children’s Brain Tumour Foundation, with The Boyfriend’s Dad. I must admit, I didn’t do *quite* enough preparation as I should have done, … Continue reading OxBucks Cycle Sportive and ‘rolling countryside’

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Review: Aldi Ladies’ Cycling Rain Jacket

Firstly, lets get something clear from the start. I loved this jacket. Love, love, loved. I've long been a fan of Aldi cycling gear. I mean, who doesn't love going to do their food shop and being able to pick up thermals, sports socks and a pair of bib shorts at the same time? The ladies' … Continue reading Review: Aldi Ladies’ Cycling Rain Jacket

Missing: one shoe. Last seen: Flying off my foot and under a bus.

Today, I experienced an epic cycling fail. I lost a shoe on my morning commute. There I was, minding my own business, about to overtake a Brompton. I geared up, I looked, signalled and manoeuvred my way around the Brompton, and as I put in one last push of power to my pedal… my shoe flew … Continue reading Missing: one shoe. Last seen: Flying off my foot and under a bus.