2015

The Highs and Lows Of Cross Racing

  After my first ever summer of training a racing, when the crit season drew to a close I was left mourning the loss of an activity I’ve very quickly grown to love, so despite a couple of spirit crushing […]

Join me for a Strongher Xmas Ride

  Fancy meeting new people and going for a festive ride? On the weekend of December 19th and 20th Strongher ambassadors around the world are leading festive rides in their hometowns and you’re invited. Come on a guided tour of […]

An Interview With British Cycling’s Breeze

British Cycling’s Breeze initiative is one of most successful schemes for encouraging and assisting women to get into cycling and I’ve long admired the hard work the team at British Cycling and their network of hugely dedicated volunteers have put into it. […]

417 Project Preview

I’ll admit to being a bit skeptical when I first I first heard about plans for the 417 Project from the guys at FlyUp Downhill. A brand new mountain bike facility with downhill runs, dirt jumps, two indoor riding barns,  a […]

Review: Sweaty Betty Padded Touring Pants

Women’s padded cycling pants are somewhat divisive. I’ve seen grown women take to Twitter to loudly complain that they’re stupid, telling anyone who’ll listen that they’re perfectly happy riding to the shops without padding. Either that or they don’t see […]

Lumo Regents Parker Cycling Visibility Jacket

One of the most funded global cycle clothing projects ever to hit Kickstarter, new UK brand LUMO have hit the floor running with a fantastic collection of jackets and bags designed to increase cyclist’s visibility to traffic. LUMO’s launch range, […]

Review: Howies Women’s Cycling Bib Shorts

For the past ten months, I’ve been lucky enough to have my cycling career supported by ASSOS, who’ve long had a reputation for producing the best cycling bib shorts that money can buy and needless to say I cannot recommend their products […]

Assos Equipe London Rides are GO!

Last month saw the launch of the brand new ASSOSéquipe rides, the first one rolling out from the recently opened Bespoke Cycling‘s store on Gresham Street. I was sadly unable to attend, but the team have just announced the next date and I’ll be there […]

Honesty Box Dinners

Sometimes when I’m wondering what to write for a post, I dismiss ideas without giving them much thought because I simply can’t think why anyone would be sufficiently interested in reading about them. I guess the things that I do […]

Win a copy of Lost Lanes Wales

Written by Jack Thurston (who hosts the Bike Show on Resonance FM and contributes to the Brooks England blog along with myself) Lost Lanes Wales is a collection of really rather lovely sounding bike rides in Wales that makes for […]

Cycling In Catalonia

The region of Catalonia has been in the news a lot recently with thousands joining a rally on the regions national day last month to demand a referendum on independence and the recent regional elections being used by pro secessionists […]