Racing

My Time Trial Season – 2018

I finally got myself into time trials in 2017 after years of putting it off due to knowing I'd have to invest in a whole set of new kit...

VTTA Open TT April 2018 – K48/10

The third Open TT of my 2018 season took place last weekend. Hosted by the VTTA, it used the K48/10 circuit which I'd raced on...

Stratford Open TT April 2018 – K33/10D

Last weekend I took part in my second Open TT of the year. The first one, in Coalville, was hilly and definitely didn't suit...

Civil Service Cycling Championship 2017

One of the perks of working in the Civil Service (for non-UK people, think employee of the state) is that they have a sports...

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...

The Gannets ‘How Hard Can It Be?’ Circuit Race – Stourport – 13th May

I headed over to Stourport on Severn after work for the Gannets circuit race and to go back to where my season began when...

No Frills Racing – Race 1 – Solihull Circuit – Cats 2/3/4 – 7th May

A relatively quick turn around between races this time and heading back to Solihull only a few days after racing there.This race in Solihullwas...

University of Birmingham Criterium Race – Solihull – 3rd May

My first race since the Leamington Victoria Park Criterium 3 weeks before took place in Solihull on the Tudor Grange Park cycling circuit -...

Leamington Spa Victoria Park Criteriums #1 – 29th March 2014

It's been a couple of months since I last raced, a combination of disappointment and destroying my bike at the last two race attempts...

Paris – Roubaix Challenge 2013 – An Experience and A Lesson – Part 2b – Raceday

Paris - Roubaix RacedayRight so, when we left the action I’d managed to do a somersault over my bike on some metal railings (something...

Paris – Roubaix Challenge 2013 – An Experience and a Lesson – Part 2a – Race Day

I’ve already written about my fine Roubaix preparations, and there’s nothing more challenging than riding 170km with no water for the first 50km and...