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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 […]

Charge x Canopy & Stars Video and Contest

Charge Bikes recently dispatched myself and Dave off to Dartmoor to enjoy a most delightful camping experience with Canopy and Stars, ride the new Charge 27 Plus bikes and film a little video.     Like when we went to Japan last year, our good […]

Charge Bikes 27 Plus With Canopy and Stars

  To celebrate a new partnership between awesome British bike brand Charge and purveyors of very fine alternative accommodation Canopy and Stars, the husband and I were dispatched to Dartmoor with a pair of new bicycles for a spell in […]

Charge Ti Plug Bike check

I’ve been meaning to post a little about my Charge Ti Plug for absolutely ages, but you know how it is; I just ended up riding it instead. The Plug was one of the first affordable fixed gear bikes on […]

Charge Plug 5 Bike Check

My sponsor Charge Bikes just sent over the new Charge Plug 5 for me to try. It’s a steel framed road bike with hydraulic disc brakes, just perfect for winter training, touring and even cyclocross if I switch the tyres […]

Japan Is ON! I Love Cycle Touring

I’ve always had the travel bug, probably inherited from my parents who have long loved exploring – from wandering through remote mountain passes and hiking along the Silk Route, to sunning themselves on the shores of the med or even […]

Video – Summer In My Shoes

GoPro lent me a camera this summer and whilst I had every intention of filming a shed load of clips, a fair amount of the time I’d get home and think, ‘damn, why the hell didn’t I film that?’ I […]

Met Catalogue Shoot

One of my sponsors, Met Helmets came over earlier this year with Jeremie Reuiller to shoot a few pictures for their 2014 catalogue. Myself and Dave Noakes showed them a few of our favourite spots on a few different bikes […]

My Met Estro Video Review

Met filmed a bunch of stuff last time they were over here in my neck of the woods. This video shows me pottering about on the Charge Plug Prestige and attempting to look/sound natural whilst telling people about the features […]

SOFB Cover & Interview

I’m delighted to be on the cover of Stoked On Fixed Bikes, the magazine run by my good friend and photographer extraordinaire, Greg Falski. Check out the entire issue here. SOFB has been running for a while now, and every […]

Charge shaker hubs and grater cogs

I’ve been riding a prototype of the Charge shaker hub for a while now and it’s been working out well. Charge have just released the hubs in new colour ways so you can match of mismatch your components as you […]

Charge Scissor prototype

I went round Fixed Gear London for a look at the new Charge Scissor frame that Ted and Tom La Marche are gonna be riding. It looked nice and felt lighter than my frame. The fork looked particularly good – […]