The true face of running 20 miles…

When you're tryna take a sneaky running selfie, but you're caught in the act by a confused family.....  

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Running is hard.

I’ll tell you something for nothing: running is hard. Really, really hard. Give me a 100 mile cycle any day of the week. I’d even take a 100 mile cycle with a headwind over running 10 miles. I’m currently in training for the London Marathon, and have been steadily building up my runs since December. … Continue reading Running is hard.

A cyclist running the London Marathon? Getta outta town…

Its official folks. I’ve actually lost it this time – I’ve done something mad. Utterly mad! In just over a months’ time I’ll be lacing up my trainers and running the London Marathon. Say whaaaaaaaat. And let me tell you, running is quite a departure from cycling. Geoffrey the Trek racer has, sadly, taken up … Continue reading A cyclist running the London Marathon? Getta outta town…

120 days, 10,000km, nine countries and two teens on bikes

What did you spend your gap year doing? Will and Charles are spending theirs cycling 10,000km from Beijing to Tehran to raise £25,000 for a school in Ghana.  They're also the youngest people in the world to ever attempt to cycle the Silk Road. Less people have cycled the infamous Silk Road from Beijing to Tehran than have … Continue reading 120 days, 10,000km, nine countries and two teens on bikes

Falling back in love with road biking

After a series of unfortunate events, I decided to take a short break from cycling with the hope that some time away from the saddle would help reset my mind and lower my stress levels.... Well, it worked. I spent a very pleasant Saturday morning cycling in the Surrey Hills in the sunshine. It was … Continue reading Falling back in love with road biking

Competition time -Total Road Cycling

It's competition time! Total Road Cycling published by Carlton in March 2016, £19.99, is everything you need to know to improve your road cycling skills, confidence and fitness. This comprehensive and easy-to-follow book will take your riding to another level. Whether you are buying your first road bike, perfecting your riding technique or entering your first … Continue reading Competition time -Total Road Cycling

The London Cycle Sportive 2015: the importance of preparation

A few weeks ago I took part in my first Sportive of the year with my Dad, the London Cycle Sportive. I’d only briefly scanned the route, and had suggested it to Dad that we do it together. Box Hill is part of the Ride100, however, last year the organisers closed part of the route … Continue reading The London Cycle Sportive 2015: the importance of preparation