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Monday Morning Motivation – What are you going to do this week?

Remember that doing something, no matter how slowly, will take you a step closer to your goals. What are you going to do this week?


How far would you go to improve your race time?

Cyclists racing

Cycling Weekly has written about 13 ways to increase your average cycling speed. The baker’s dozen of tips to improve your race time are: Bend and tuck elbows Listen to music (*this has some caveats!) Ride with others Pump up your tyres Brake less Ride on the drops Track stand Ride Read more…


Top 10 things not to eat whilst cycling

This was so funny that I had to share it: Global Cycling Network is a great channel to subscribe to on YouTube. There is a combination of humorous videos and ones with useful and informative content. Here are a couple of other videos that amused me: Top Ten things not Read more…


Six ferries, 100km, seven mad people and a few kilos of cheese…

Exactly a year ago today, I went on a brilliant adventure with a group of friends (aka Bike Gang). I part wrote a blog post and by the time I got around to finishing it, the spontaneity was lost, so I decided that I’d schedule it for a year on Read more…


Turbo training at home

Cycling sign on road

Coach Ant had set me an hour of turbo training (indoor cycling). There was a reasonably long warm up and a long cooldown. The midsection was an attempt to work out what my 20km TT pace might be. I spent a long time creating a playlist to help me get Read more…


Day 4 of Pyrenees Tri Camp with Embrace Sports – the day when I crashed my bike

Day 4 started with a swim in the lake. We started off with some drills: crocodile eyes sighting raised head sighting for when there are waves turn onto back to view others 90 degree turns The image below shows us practising turning around some markers (Graeme and Alan). Unfortunately, the Read more…