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My Fixed Gear Race Weekend in NYC

I’ve just got back from a long weekend in NYC and man, jet lag is the worst! Seeing as the city is absolutely crazily expensive I decided to go for just three days, figuring that along with keeping costs to […]

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 […]

Racing Red Hook Crit London

I’m curious by nature and that makes for an interesting life. Sometimes things go wrong, in fact they often do, but it never puts me off trying. The past year has been pretty tough, filled with upheaval and plenty of […]

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 […]

Track Bikes In The Mountains

These guys are total nutjobs. In the nicest possible way.” I was trailing behind three Italian strangers with whom I’d briefly interacted on Instagram, and I was wondering about their sanity. Forty five minutes into a seemingly never-ending climb my […]

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 […]

Video – A Very Fast 2013

I was tinkering around with my phone in bed this morning as I had a huge pot of tea and not one, but two cats on my lap. Normally I don’t use my phone in bed but I couldn’t reach […]

Ladies & The Red Hook Crit Europe

An unsanctioned track bike race with it’s origins in Brooklyn, the Red Hook Crit is a fast and furious mass start sprint with a reputation for white knuckle, red hot action. My interest was piqued not only by some of […]