A Storm Called Katie.

Storm Katie was not forecast to be the biggest storm of the year The Met Office had issued weather warnings for the South of England and the strong winds and heavy rain on the bedroom windows coupled with the odd sound of debris rolling down the road led to a disturbed nights sleep. The forecast…

Rise Of The Machines

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” So wrote John F Kennedy and millions around the world endorse this comment, it frees the mind and can heal all manner of ills unfortunately as road traffic increases so does conflict between cyclists and motorists making this simple pleasure a little more fraught. The…

A Taste of Audax

An entry to the Kennet Valley 200km Audax was to be my first serious venture into longer distance cycling, I had completed 100 km rides but this was a first step up to the longer distances.  For those that have not come across Audax before it is a cycling event where participants try to cycle…