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2014

Review: Nuun Hydration Tablets

Staying hydrated when exercising is important. The extent to which hydration effects your performance is constantly up for debate, but certainly there are solid physiological reasons you need to replace the water you lose through sweat. To put it simply, […]

How To Be ‘Lucky’

I often get comments from friends, from family and on social media, where people tell me, ‘I’m so lucky.’ I’m lucky because I live in Devon, I’m lucky because I’m riding somewhere, I’m lucky because I do work I enjoy… To […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Winter

Ah, winter. Us Brits don’t half love to moan about it. Each and every year we all begin grumbling about cold and dark, as if it’s a new and unexpected phenomenon. It seems like every time this season comes around, […]

My 2014 Top Ten For Huck Magazine

The lovely folks over at Huck Magazine recently asked me which bike related happenings, products and cycling stuff had stood out for me this year. It was a bit of a tough question, as so much has happened in 2014, […]

Review: Evoc Bike Travel Bag

Ah, the hassle of lugging a bike around. I can count on, well, one digit the number of times I’ve travelled without either a bike, a snowboard or a surfboard, and it’s bloody easy I tell ya! Just chuck a […]

Cyclists Are Weird

“Sometimes I wonder what on earth I’m doing. It’s cold, I’m tired and I need some time to relax and simply do nothing. But totally exhausted from a full week of work, I find myself pulling on lycra rather lounging […]

I’ve Just Signed With Assos

If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time, you’ll probably have guessed that I don’t half love prancing about in fancy cycle clothing and nice cycle kits. My cycling wardrobe is far better than my regular one, […]

Track Bikes Make You Strong

  There was a time when I rode nothing but fixed gear, but eventually I became more and more into other kinds of cycling, and these days I’m just as likely to jump on my road bike and go for […]

Track Bikes In The Mountains

These guys are total nutjobs. In the nicest possible way.” I was trailing behind three Italian strangers with whom I’d briefly interacted on Instagram, and I was wondering about their sanity. Forty five minutes into a seemingly never-ending climb my […]

Cycling In Italy – Stelvio

There are a few places every cyclist dreams of riding, and seeing as by some twist of fate I’ve ended up living in the Italian Alps, I thought I’d take the opportunity to tick a few of those rides off […]

Hello Italy!

Isn’t life weird? On minute you’re sitting at home in Devon cuddling the cats whilst working on your freelance projects, the next you’re called to a meeting in Italy with a potential job in the offing. I’ve been happily self-employed for […]

Some love for Devon

When Dave and I first announced we were moving to Devon, a lot of people thought we were totally nuts. I guess from the outside it seemed like a sudden departure – we were both so involved in London life […]

Cyclist’s Games – The Lucky Cap

I’m the most indecisive person in the whole world and Dave Noakes ain’t much better. So Sunday mornings in our house are a bloody nightmare – at breakfast we discuss endless possibilities for the days adventure chucking more and more ideas into […]

Killer Kits, Dude!

The title says it all really – Warsaw Cycling’s kits are killer! Seems like folks are really upping their kit game these days, which is really bad for my pocket – this latest little beauty joins my growing collection of […]