Festive 500: and why YES!
It’s easy to be cynical about Rapha’s Festive 500, after all, do we really need a clothing brand to get us out cycling at Christmas time? Is it strictly necessary to measure and track every metre to get a digital badge and a sew-on patch? For a great many people it’s nothing but an exploitative … Continue reading Festive 500: and why YES!Continue Reading
Summer Road Trip Pt.1 – The prep.
The simplest ideas are the best ones and what could be simpler than a road trip? Every year as a family we have a summer holiday in Latvia, and seemingly every year we talk about driving instead of flying. But like the reservations expressed in this simple twitter poll we had some doubts about such a … Continue reading Summer Road Trip Pt.1 – The prep.Continue Reading
Family adventures – riding across Europe!
Christopher’s both excited and nervous standing next to his Genesis bike, packed with energy and ready to roll out. I don’t think I’ve seen him this way for some time, it’s clear that we are both really looking forward to this adventure, him for the ride itself and I’m stoked to see how it’s going … Continue reading Family adventures – riding across Europe!Continue Reading
Let’s ride to Scotland!
With the Transatlantic Way race fast approaching I thought it wise to test the legs, body, and bike out before I pedal off. A couple of DM’s on twitter and I’d managed to round up Tim Pulleyn and Daniel Easton for a trip to Scotland. Neither were sure what lay ahead, but both were willing, … Continue reading Let’s ride to Scotland!Continue Reading
Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike….
With its 21 bends, Alpe d’Huez is one of the iconic climbs within the cycling world, with that in mind our small group assembled at Huez* HQ at midnight, united in one common goal – get ourselves to, up, and back from, Alpe d’Huez within 24 hours. The idea was simple, drive to and from … Continue reading Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike….Continue Reading
Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike! #Huez24hr
Fancy riding up Alpe d’Huez? For any cyclist, or indeed any viewer of Ski Sunday in the early 90’s, that’s a pretty big deal! With just one sentence Lorenzo from Huez* had me! On the 29th – 30th April a Huez team will be embarking on a near (but not completely) impossible journey – renting … Continue reading Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike! #Huez24hrContinue Reading