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 …

Racing Resolutions

I have been thinking about my aims for 2018. It’s not that I am particularly into New Years Resolutions, but I do like to have an aim or two for the year, and New Year seems as good a time as any to think about 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 …

Why having children is like having bikes

Today, I was reflecting on the fact that my bikes were my babies before I had babies. Then it came to me just how many similarities there are between being a mother and being a cyclist. Here is my reasoning: Some days with them are Read More …

Cyclists of the World Unite! Or at least be friendly

My husband and I recently took part in a local sportive. How times have changed… In the past (before children), we would have entered the longest route. The night before the ride we would have made sure we got enough sleep. We would have arrived Read More …

Do you want to build a snowman?

It was a standing joke in my family when I was younger. How my Dad sulked the year it snowed and none of us would come out and build a snowman with him. I can’t remember how old my siblings and I were but we Read More …