June 2015

#GetCycleFit – It Never Gets Easier

‘It never gets easier, you just get a faster,’ A cycling cliche, yes, but a belief I’ve been clinging to with both hands since beginning this challenge a couple of weeks ago. I’ve been finding it really hard to complete […]

Review: Saris Gran Fondo bike rack

As I’ve mentioned before in this blog, when it comes to researching bicycle related products I’m nothing short of thorough and being one of those irritating people who can’t make up their mind without considering absolutely every possibility as though […]

#CycleFitChallenge – The Second Week

I’m now in my second full week of Cycle Fit Challenge aka my last ditch effort to get a bit faster and stronger ahead of the Red Hook Crit in London. Somewhat surprisingly, I’ve actually been enjoying having some structure to […]

Review: Sweaty Betty Zoom Tri Top and Shorts

UK sports and fitness outfitters Sweaty Betty produce really rather lovely workout clothing (despite the somewhat unfortunate name) and seeing as I’m far more interested in dressing up for activities than I am for going out, I’ve long been up […]

#GetCycleFit – The Beginning

Good morning! If you’ve not swung by this blog before, firstly ‘hello!’ Secondly, you might like to take a look at my previous posts about my month long #cyclefitchallange with James from High Rise Coaching so that the following can […]

#GetCycleFit – Heart Rate Zones

As I (very) recently decided to dedicate a month to cycling with a purpose, I’ve had to do some fast learning when it comes to the techier side of working out. In the past, the way I would try to […]

#GetCycleFit – Preparation

And it begins! With no time to spare, James from High Rise Coaching and yours truly have got cracking on what’s to be a pretty intense month of cycling, the aim being to see how much difference you can make […]

How Fit Can You Get In A Month?

Those of you that follow this blog or any of my guest blogs will most likely know my attitude to training. In a nutshell, I don’t do it as I made the decision to focus on riding for pleasure alone […]