A First Time Trial, I Knew This Would Hurt

There comes a time in cycling when the phrase Time Trial rears its head. Fortunately to date I had no reason to take the bait but when son David took to the challenge I felt somewhat compelled to give it a go. Now I realise at my time of life I am not going to…

London To Brighton But Only Just

My first experience of using the I-phone as an alarm clock resulted in being woken at 4 am by Mike And The Mechanics singing Beggar On A Beach Of Gold. Don’t ask me how that became my alarm, I have no idea and at 4 am I wished I had carried on reading the instructions…

Cycling Nutrition, The Best Ever Flapjack Recipe

Mention the topic of energy bars and every cyclist has their favourite and a trip through the aisles of Sainsbury or Tesco will leave you confused by choice as well as a little lighter in the wallet so another option is to make your own. The traditional approach for fuelling on a long ride apart…

I Need Another Bike

Building From Scratch (Part 1) The great thing or perhaps the not so great thing about cycling is that it gives you time to think and so while riding my Cannondale and getting soaked in yet another Spring deluge my brain dialled into the need for a second road bike with guards for wet weather…