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Why Womens Should Race Red Bull Fuxjagd

I don’t know whether you’ve read one of my previous posts on Bikes n’ Stuff or whether I’d going over old ground here, but Red Bull have kindly invited me as a special guest to their fixed gear bike race, […]

Meet Me At Red Bull Fuxjagd

Red Bull are putting on a fixed gear pursuit race in Vienna this April, and I’ll be there to race, host a women’s fixed gear workshop and take part in a Friday night ride. The race, Red Bull Fuxjagd, sees […]

A look back at my 2015

2015 was a pretty crazy 12 months. At the beginning of the year, Dave and I had just moved back from Italy, and were thoroughly enjoying being able to do simple things such as renew your car tax without having […]

Red Hook Crit Barcelona Part 1

Riding my first ever Red Hook Crit back in July was an amazing experience – the race itself, the atmosphere, the people, just everything about it hooked me straight in and made me want to sign up for the next […]

My First Track Race

One of my previous posts about the hurdles facing female cyclists was sparked by my own personal experiences down here in my neck of the woods. I’ve heard some feedback from women with thriving scenes in their area (London), which […]

Racing Red Hook Crit London

I’m curious by nature and that makes for an interesting life. Sometimes things go wrong, in fact they often do, but it never puts me off trying. The past year has been pretty tough, filled with upheaval and plenty of […]

New Charge Bikes Track Bike

Charge Bikes are well known for their iconic Plug single speed bikes, which back when fixed gear was booming helped spark a cycling revolution in cities such as London. Alongside the original Plug, Charge counted the Plug ‘Freestyler’ amongst it’s number – […]

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 […]

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Last year Dave and I moved to Italy, Lake Como to be precise, and we absolutely loved the stunning scenery with endless mountains surrounding us. The glass fronted apartment with a view down to the pool and the lake was […]

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 […]

Girls Who Ride – By Stef Gustova

I met Stef Gustova at the Rad Race in Hamburg a few months ago, where she was racing, legging it about with a camera, jumping with joy every time her boyfriend qualified for the next race and just making everyone smile […]