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Getting back on my bike

My cycling essentials: nuun, Team SOAS bottles and an inhaler

It was back to work today, which meant that I had to get back on my (hybrid) bike. I had thought that it would be easier than riding my road bike, but, unfortunately, I had forgotten how heavy my work bike is. Just the 3.5-mile journey to work was enough Read more…


Day 5 of Pyrenees Tri Camp with Embrace Sports

Tamsyn and her bike at the top of Col D'Aspin

Day five had been labelled as ‘Mystery Monday’ – essentially it was a chance to change plan according to the weather, so it was decided that we would tackle Col D’Aspin. The day started with a clear sky, so I was keen to get my trainers on. Unfortunately, I was Read more…


Day 2 of Pyrenees Tri Camp with Embrace Sports

Embrace Sports logo

When we woke up on Friday, the weather wasn’t what any of us had hoped it would be. The skies were grey and cloudy and there was rain beating down. We had a hearty breakfast of porridge and then layered up before heading out. The plan was to cycle to Read more…