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Urban Cyclist Interview

I was delighted to be approached by the guys are Urban Cyclist for an interview recently, deemed urban enough despite currently residing in a tiny village thanks to my connection with racing city centre crits, such as Red Hook. Nonetheless, […]

My best rides of 2017

  I’ve been meaning to write a kind of ‘year in review’ for 2016 for a while now, but seeing as I was in La Gomera over new year then had to try and catch up with a million things […]

Red Hook Crit Barcelona 2016

Red Hook Crit in Barcelona is without doubt every fixed crit racer’s event of the year Those that can tend to fly in early or extend their trip after the race because it’s so much fun hanging out at the […]

Rad Race Fixed 42 World Championships

Apologies for the tardiness of this post, I’ve been pretty flat out trying to catch up with work and travel these last few weeks! In the middle of June, the ‘Fixed 42‘ Fixed Gear World Championships took place in Berlin, the […]

Racing La Petite Course Crit In Paris

The weekend before last, I hopped on a train to Paris to go and race the inaugural edition of La Petite Course crit. It just so happened to be the same weekend that the London Nocturne was taking place and […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Next Step For New Cycling Converts

One of the reasons I write this blog is to share things that I’ve discovered in my journey deeper and deeper into the mysterious world of cycling in the hope that these tips and insights might speed up your own […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]