What’s The plan?

I recently publicly committed to having a go at road racing this year. So, I thought I had better get thinking about a training plan. Before I could really decide on a plan, I needed an honest assessment of where I am now. Where Am Read More …

Made to Measure

I have been a fan of Garmin cycle computers for a long time. I like to measure what I am doing. Sometimes this is because I am actually tracking improvement (or lack of improvement), sometimes it is just out of interest. It could well be Read More …

Falling Off The Wagon

So much for giving up alcohol, caffeine and sugar. In my defence, the run up to Christmas was never going to be the best time for such substantial lifestyle changes. After all, what is Christmas all about. Surely it’s about overeating, massive commercial consumption and Read More …

Turbo Time: Getting Set Up

There is sometimes a fine line between want and need. Getting set up with a turbo trainer involves a fair number of decisions on what you want and what you need. This can be a tricky process because what you need to turbo is very Read More …

Breeze Through Winter in Edinburgh!

This New Year, earn rewards for your winter miles with #BreezeThroughWinter. Just in case you need a bit more motivation to get active on your bike this New Year, British Cycling are again running their Breeze Through Winter campaign. Simply register on the Breeze website and Read More …

On Your Bikes Ladies!

Why don’t more women cycle? Why is cycling still so male dominated? What can we do to get more women on bikes? These are questions that many people ask. They are questions I have asked myself on a number of levels. When I used to Read More …