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What To Pack For Bikepacking

Now that I’ve done a few bikepacking trips, I’ve really got the bug. Unfortunately, getting said bug is pretty bad timing seeing as I’m now a mother and can’t exactly just disappear all the time to camp out with my […]

Wanna come to Haute Route Norway?

Morning everyone! As we near the end of May, my travel and race plans are stepping up a notch. Summer is always the busiest time of year for me but this year I’ve had to be very selective about which […]

A Californian Bikepacking Epic in Big Sur

Now that the dust has settled and I’ve finally had time to edit my photos and upload my videos I’m enjoying reminiscing about my time in California last month. I’ve long been a fan of the sunshine State, indeed in […]

Cycling and Camping in New Forest

There are few things I love more than cycling, holidays, being outdoors and spending time with my family so when an opportunity arose for us all to go to the New Forest to ride bikes and camp out in our […]

Training, Work & Family

Since becoming a mother last year I’ve received lots of questions about how to combine training with work and family life. So, I figured it was about time I sat down and shared my secrets to ‘doing it all.’ Raising […]

ASSOS’ Trail Collection

I’ve had so many messages about the lovely kit I was wearing whilst bikepacking in California so I thought it was about time I shared some more details with you. My longterm sponsors ASSOS recently released a their new Trail […]

Nova Eroica California 2019

Photo: Paolo Penni Martelli   Now I’m a mother, I’m trying to decrease the amount of time I spend travelling, or more accurately,  minimise the length of trips that I go on. I’m fortunate in that I have an understanding husband […]

Incredible Gravel Riding in the Hope Valley

I grew up in the wonderful Hope Valley, a stunningly gorgeous part of the Peak District National Park that lies just beyond the reaches of Sheffield. Accessible, beautiful and an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, the area is home to world famous […]

Top tips for fixed gear crit racers

I love anything fast, technical and intense and fixed gear crits are all of these and more. These relatively niche races are insanely fun races and essentially, the entire reason I became hooked on training and racing.  Fast paced and […]

A New Mindset for New Challenges

Earlier this year I posted a video outlining the races and events I want to do in 2019. As I’ve the attention span of a goldfish and can’t help flitting between bikes, disciplines and locations, the events include several fixed […]

New Year, New Sponsor!

As someone who enjoys putting together an outfit for riding or the gym – and I make no apologies for this – I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be riding Smith road and (open face) mountain bike helmets this year. […]

Fitness & FTP Tests | How and Why?

The way people train has changed. Of course, I only know this anecdotally as I’ve not actually been training long enough to remember ‘the old ways,’ but whereas a lot of work was previously based on feel, the past five […]