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How to race (or just ride) Cyclocross

I’ve a funny relationship with Cyclocross, the multi-surface, off-road circuit races that take place over the winter months. I hated my first race because I just wasn’t accustomed to pushing myself really hard and the pain I felt in my […]

Book Review: Rainbows in the mud

I’m a sucker for books. My collection has now infested every single room in the house except the bathroom which in my mind is no place for a book to live, though many do accompany me into that room when […]

The Highs and Lows Of Cross Racing

  After my first ever summer of training a racing, when the crit season drew to a close I was left mourning the loss of an activity I’ve very quickly grown to love, so despite a couple of spirit crushing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jeremie Reuiller’s Met Pics

Earlier this summer, Mr Bikes-N-Stuff and I spent a sunny afternoon being photographed for the new Met Helmets 2014 catalogue by Jeremie Reuiller. Every time people visit Teinbridge, I enjoy showing off the area I live in like some sort […]

Citycross nearly killed me

I know for a fact that racing isn’t my strong point, but I like to try it anyway. Call me a masochist, call me stupid, but I like to give everything a go. So even though I’m better at chucking […]

Getting Muddy (again) in Devon

I don’t actually have a road bike, but what I do have it a Charge Filter Apex, which I ride both offroad and on as well as a Charge Duster. I’ve been out for a couple of rides with Mid […]