2013

Cykeln Magazine Interview

Fixed gear magazine, Cykeln  just released their new issue and it features an interview with your truly. I think they’re experiencing some issues with their upload (something I can totally relate too after Coven Magazine shenanigans) so if you’d like […]

L’Eroica Write Up In Coven Magazine

One of the highlights of my year, L’Eroica is a vintage bike ride through the glorious Tuscan countryside, one I’d like to repeat every single year of my life. Head over to Coven Magazine to see some pictures from the […]

Coven Magazine Issue 6 Is Here And IT RULES

Some women’s mags suck. Coven Magazine doesn’t. And I’m not just saying that as I’m the Editor – it’s chock full of amazing tales of female focused adventure. Go take a peek now! Inside you’ll find tails of mental and physical […]

Specialized Amira Sport Review

One of the (many) favourite parts of my job is reviewing bikes: ‘oh, you want me to ride about 500 miles on this carbon machine and share my thoughts? Well if I must….” Most recently, I reviewed women’s road bike, […]

LSN Future Lab Profiles

I was recently profiled by LSN Global for part of their Future Lab series. For this feature, they selected people who represent what they’ve dubbed the ‘athena tribe,’ entrepreneurial women exuding a positive ‘alpha’ spirit which is empowering rather than […]

The Best Gear For Winter Riding

Having spent a couple of winters working as a bike messenger in London, I know what gear works and what doesn’t. Whilst I don’t fully subscribe to the view ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing,’ I […]

Charge Plug 5 Bike Check

My sponsor Charge Bikes just sent over the new Charge Plug 5 for me to try. It’s a steel framed road bike with hydraulic disc brakes, just perfect for winter training, touring and even cyclocross if I switch the tyres […]

Dave And His Dodici

Today was beautiful. The trees wore their most vibrant autumn attire, a last display of colours before winter sets in. It was very nippy, but a perfect day for a ride up to the edge of Dartmoor on our fixed […]

Coven Magazine In Neo2 Magazine

Spanish Magazine, Neo 2 recently profiled several women behind the helm of print publications around the world. I was delighted to be included, and tell them all about my experiences self publishing a magazine. In case you don’t speak Spanish, […]

Japan Is ON! I Love Cycle Touring

I’ve always had the travel bug, probably inherited from my parents who have long loved exploring – from wandering through remote mountain passes and hiking along the Silk Route, to sunning themselves on the shores of the med or even […]

Video – Summer In My Shoes

GoPro lent me a camera this summer and whilst I had every intention of filming a shed load of clips, a fair amount of the time I’d get home and think, ‘damn, why the hell didn’t I film that?’ I […]

Sugoi Women’s RSE Cycling Shorts Review

Alongside testing the entry level Sugoi women’s cycle kit, I’ve been trying out the top of the range RSE women’s cycling shorts and jersey and as I mentioned in my earlier post, I’ve been delighted with both how they look […]

Sugoi RSE Women’s Cycling Jersey Review

I’ve been putting some of the Sugoi women’s cycling clothing through it’s paces this summer and the women’s RSE jersey and shorts have turned out to be one of my favourite road cycling outfits. Constructed from REVO fabric, the white […]

I Was A Bike Missenger

Up until last year, I was working as a bike messenger in London alongside my other endeavours. More often than not, I found people intrigued by my mysterious career and was frequently asked what it entailed (delivering packages, duh!), whether […]

Jeremie Reuiller’s Met Pics

Earlier this summer, Mr Bikes-N-Stuff and I spent a sunny afternoon being photographed for the new Met Helmets 2014 catalogue by Jeremie Reuiller. Every time people visit Teinbridge, I enjoy showing off the area I live in like some sort […]

Red Hook Crit 2014 – Game On!

I’ve written in the past about being disappointed that there was no women’s category in the super challenging Red Hook fixed gear criterium series, so I’m delighted to hear from my digital pen pals that from next year there will […]