The Final Countdown

A couple of days to the start of our Pacific adventure. Cycling has not been particularly fluent of late grabbing odd days between the conveyor belt of low pressure systems that have pounded our shores so it seems good timing to jump ship for some sailing and exploring on the other side of the globe.…

Brothers In Arms

You can often identify with people of similar interests but a certain camaraderie seems to exist with cyclists especially when one is in trouble at the roadside  with a mechanical or puncture. On several occasions when I have been victim to the puncture fairy others have stopped to offer help so I was a bit…

Petersfield And The Meon Valley

While flicking through Cycle Tours Of Hampshire And IOW I came across a route taking in Petersfield and The Meon Valley that would, looking at the profile  make an ideal training circuit  for my upcoming Coast to Coast ride with several testing climbs. The weather forecast was predicting a sunny day resulting in the hottest…