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Support Your Local Cycling Club!

A couple of nights ago I was sat in a golf club at a table of six. My husband and I had joined an octogenarian, Ken and his wife plus a couple we’d never met before. After sharing names, the […]

Rapha Prestige West Country

One of the good things about sportives is that you get to explore a new part of the country without having to research an unfamiliar area and plot a route. You know that there’ll be plenty of food along the way […]

Camille McMillan & Hartley Cycles at Bespoked

I first met photographer Camille McMillan at Eroica Britannia last year, where he cut a dashing figure swaggering around in a silk scarf shooting images and taking rides on a motorbike under the Brooks England banner. I was immediately curious […]

How To Get Faster

Or how not to… Read my frankly quite useless advice over on the Brooks blog. Or to paraphrase: do stuff because it’s fun and not because you have to. AKA Just give in and be slow.   Read on over […]

My Top Rides Of 2014

I must be getting old. Just like that, 2014 is over. I remember when I was a kid, the summer holidays lasted forever and Christmas always seemed an eternity away. I always hoped that those who told me ‘school days […]

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 […]

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 […]