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Ride with me and ASSOS Speed Club

I’ve been hoping for so long that ASSOS would set up a club to bring together cycling fans around the world so it was great news to hear that they’re doing just that. Based around an online hub where cyclists […]

A Grumpy Brussels City Crit

A couple of weekends ago I was standing next to a van shivering in torrential rain feeling sorry for myself.  I contemplated hurtling around a wet 1km circuit on a brakeless track bike. I thought of the corners, two tight hairpins […]

Swiss Climbs with ASSOS Man

Morning! I hope you guys are enjoying the fantastic weather we’re having. I truly do love travelling with my bicycle but even I crave some time in my own home so it was  a real treat to spend a sunny […]

Checkout: ASSOS women’s Bonka jacket

My longterm sponsors ASSOS have a reputation for making cycling clothing of the absolute highest quality so whenever they release a new product it’s exciting for consumers. And of course, it’s double good for me as I get to add […]

Let’s Ditch The Resolutions Already

After a month of festivities and a relaxed approach to everything around Christmas, January can feel like a punch in the teeth. You’ve been happily riding your bike when you please (and not when you don’t), munching on whatever you […]

Fixed 411 Video Series

Sometimes I feel like I’m juggling so much stuff but I just can’t help doing more and more. Not content with running this blog, consulting for brands, producing content for campaigns, writing for several websites and magazines and working as […]

VIDEO: New ASSOS women’s winter collection

My long term clothing sponsors ASSOS have really smashed it on the women’s clothing front this year, firstly with their Laalalai jersey that we launched in Barcelona at women’s cycling store Domenica and now with some select pieces of winter […]

Video: Riding In Switzerland with Assos

One of my favourite parts of my job is visiting my sponsors Assos. With headquarters in Ticino and a very fancy ‘pro’ shop on the shores of the stunning Lake Lugano, it’s certainly never a chore, and not least because a bike ride […]

Assos and Where Do You Ride

It’s all too easy to get blasé about where you live, what you do and where you ride. We so easily forget to notice and appreciate all the little things in life that make it comfortable, fun or unique.     Take […]

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 […]