Rides

Rapha Festive 500 2016 – Getting it done

Completing the 2016 Rapha Festive 500This Christmas, I set myself the challenge to complete the Rapha Festive 500 again. The challenge that Rapha set...

As 2016 comes to a close…

At the start of the year after a lacklustre 2015 cycling-wise, I set myself the target of cycling 10,000 kilometres in 2016. As it...

Zwift Review – A New Way of Indoor Training

So what is Zwift? Well, traditionally Winter cycling saw people putting on layer after layer, braving the cold and wet on a club ride...

Cycling Brussels to Cologne – First Touring Experience

Birmingham to Maastricht At the start of the year we came up with a plan to visit Cologne for a beer festival and combine it...

Cycling up Snowdon on a Road Bike

I think it's becoming obvious that I like to set myself a challenge and see what I can do with a bike. It started...

The Great Shakespeare Ride 2016 – 100 Miles

The Great Shakespeare Ride was the first sportive I ever did in my fledgling pre-lycra, pre-clippy shoes days. I remember it being very hard...

Dunwich Dynamo 2016

The Dunwich Dynamo and I have a fair amount of history, until this year I’d set off 4 times from London Fields in Hackney...

Warwickshire Wanderer 105km Audax – 21st May 2016

An early start saw Rich, George and I head down to Birmingham New Street to catch the train over to Hampton in Arden. Breakfast...