Author name: Mathew Mitchell

My name is Mathew Mitchell, 30-something from Staffordshire, UK. Over the last few years I've got more and more into cycling, from the first innocent Sportive events to Audaxes, Go-Races, British Cycling racing and now Time Trials.

Cycling Fights and Bust-Ups – Top 3

Cycling Fights and Bust-Ups – Top 3

Sometimes fights happen when tempers boil over and particularly in a cycling peloton where crashes happen regularly and usually result in a bad injury. The higher tensions mean that sometimes aggression gets the better of some riders. Below are three recent examples of such altercations. 1. Andriy Grivko fights Marcel Kittel, 2017 Tour of Dubai …

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Rapha Festive 500 2016 – Getting it done

Rapha Festive 500 2016 – Getting it done

Completing the 2016 Rapha Festive 500 This Christmas, I set myself the challenge to complete the Rapha Festive 500 again. The challenge that Rapha set is to cycle 500 kilometres between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, which given the Winter weather and social restrictions of that time of year presents a fair obstacle. I …

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