Prudential Ride London – a sigh of relief

I’m almost ashamed to admit that when my Ride London ‘commiserations’ mag dropped through the letter box yesterday, I gave a huge whoop of relief. And that’s only for one reason – I’ve been mad enough to sign up to the London Marathon this year. I’m only in my first week of proper training, and … Continue reading Prudential Ride London – a sigh of relief


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’

The original BRITT LOVE BIKE

I recently spent the afternoon at my Grandma's house unearthing old photographs. Amidst the weddings, christening a, family holidays and trips to the seaside, we came across this absolute gem: Taken around 1990, here are my Dad and I on one of our first ever bike rides together. This photograph bought so many memories tumbling … Continue reading The original BRITT LOVE BIKE


I had loved bike for a long time before BRITT LOVE BIKE was born. I'd been training hard all summer. It was two days before I was about to take on the most grueling, physical challenge of my entire life, and it all started with a rather ambitious demand of The New Boyfriend. We'd only … Continue reading BRITT LOVE BIKE