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A Triple Race Week

You know that saying about buses? You wait all day and then three come along at once? Well yeah, that. For various reasons such as clashing dates, travel, family, work (as well as a real cooling off of racing in […]

The Best Overnight Bicycle Adventures in the UK

As you guys probably know, I’m sponsored by a pretty damn awesome nutrition company, TRIBE. These UK based purveyors of amazing snacks, bars, shakes and hydration are so rooted in nature and the great outdoors that for this month’s ‘TRIBE […]

How to recover from crashing

Last week I was co-editing SKODA’s Instagram along with Hannah Barnes and we were fielding questions from followers, the idea being that they could ask us absolutely anything about cycling and win a signed OVO Energy Women’s Tour Queen of […]

What should I eat for bike racing?

At a recent road race I was genuinely amazed when a fellow cyclist confessed that she didn’t know what to eat before a bike race to fuel her efforts, neither beforehand nor during the event itself. It seemed a real […]

A multi-col shoot with Wattbike

Hands up if you think this winter has been awful! I’m generally not one for wishing any part of my life away – it’s short and precious – but this year is different and I’ve just about had my fill […]

Video: Women’s Mountain Bike Shred Day

Afternoon readers! I’ve just hopped off my rollers, my last hard interval session before racing Red Hook Crit in the bag. I’ve one more training session to complete (tomorrow) then we’re flying out to NYC on Thursday afternoon. Fingers crossed […]

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 […]

WTB Padloc Grips and How To Fit Them

I’ve been using WTB products on my mountain bikes for yonks as I’ve always got on with their range of grips, tyres and rims. I’ve actually got a pair of their amazing carbon Ci31 rims upstairs waiting until I finally have […]

A summer update & Women’s Racing

I feel like my feet have barely hit the ground over the last few months. With such a busy schedule of work, travel, rides and races, it’s been hard to find enough time to notice summer, so I find myself […]

Verbier Bike Park’s Opening Weekend

I recently headed out to Verbier for a few days shredding on the Marin Trail Attack courtesy of Verbier Tourism, my first visit to the exclusive Swiss resort since I went their on a summer snowboard camp back in the […]

How About Racing Enduro In Wales?

With multiple timed stages reached under your own steam, Enduro races have invigorated grass roots mountain biking over the last few years introducing the thrill of racing down technical terrain to a new generation of riders. Unlike a Downhill race […]

Mountain Bike Leader Profile on British Cycling

Over the last couple of years I’ve been quietly collecting British Cycling qualifications and awards as I’m really keen on working with the local community, providing quality training and coaching and delivering fun, quality sessions for all kinds of riders. […]

Racing Welsh Gravity Enduro Round 4

  It seems like three is my magic number this year – I took this third spot on the podium at Round 4 of the Welsh Gravity Enduro series last Sunday meaning I’ve grabbed third places in the last three races […]