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Not Doing My First Audax & The Wrong Shoes

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My Gravel Racing specific training

As I’m placing more of an emphasis on gravel racing than fixed gear crit racing in 2020, I’ve enlisted the help of Train Sharp to prepare. In this video I talk you through the early winter training I’m doing to […]

Carmarthenshire’s Best Rides

Late last Wednesday I loaded up the ŠKODA with so much stuff that my husband actually asked me if I was planning on returning. My daughter and I were going to Wales, specifically Carmarthenshire for a short holiday and as keen […]

Setting my training zones with a Ramp Test

  Having done an FTP test and Sufferfest’s 4DP in the past to set my training zones, this time I chose Trainer Road’s Ramp Test. Istagram: Bikes n’ Stuff: My store: Facebook: Twitter: Strava: […]

Haute Route Mexico with VIP Treatment

On to the second day of this multi-stage cycling event in Valle de Bravo! I couldn’t understand where everyone else was until I was first back. That’s when I realised I was actually in front of them! Instagram: Bikes […]

My first bikepacking trip with a toddler

After nights spent in tents big and small, hours cycling around Torbay and an overnight backpacking campout with my friend Laura, I felt that our daughter was ready for her first bikepacking trip. She is crazy about camping – always […]

We snuck our kid on L’Eroica Italia

I headed out to Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany for the 2019 edition of L’Eroica, the now legendary vintage bike ride with real Italian flair. I remember my first visit to L’Eroica six years ago very fondly but this year was […]

Haute Route Norway Part 1

  This week I head out to Stavenger as a guest of Haute Route. In Norway, I test myself in this challenging three day event that includes climbing Norway’s very own Alpe d’Huez, Lyseboten. In Stage 1 we ride from […]