As you will have likely seen if you are alive on instagram recently; Me, Liam Yates and Josh Monk have just returned from the Continent, riding from Amsterdam to Ashdown Forest (and a bit more) over the weekend. Here is the story... For a more indepth view check: ThingsThatHappen Day One: Amsterdam - antwerp Quite … Continue reading AmsterDAM
So to start with…this bike isn’t mine! So I have to say a HUGE thank you to Matt for lending me this for the cross season! It really is a beauty! To be totally honest, I’m not really the person to write a review on a cross bike! My skills are sub par to say … Continue reading Bike Check: Pink Panther CX Bike
So...here it is! I am now two cross races down into this "season". Here's roughly how they went... The first race weren't so fantastic, but I learnt a hell of a lot very quickly! All be it my second off road ride in about 5years, since I last rode cross. It was at Hilly Fields, … Continue reading Cross is here!
So you may have noticed I have been some what quiet over the last couple of months. Long story short, I’ve had a lot of s@*t to deal with since returning from France in June and it hasn’t been an easy time for me. There has been a lot of things to get straight in … Continue reading Simpson Magazine Eels Foot Ride
As you may have noticed, you probably didn’t, but I have been pretty quiet recently. I think it is fair to say not a lot has gone my way so far this year with illness, crashes and general bad luck and this came to a crescendo last week. My body was clearly fighting something, but … Continue reading No one said it would be easy
Now this is a race I have wanted to do for a very long time! So I am very happy to say it is my first experience of a UCI race and a classic style of race! That’s to say, long and fast! I flew home early in the week, it was really nice to catch … Continue reading CiCle Classic – First UCI Race
Primeviere Montoise: After a chilled out week, including a couple of days away from the bike, I was feeling refreshed and motivated ahead of the double header weekend of elite races. It is pretty fair to say, after realising straight away in the race that I had refound my legs and was out of the … Continue reading On The Move
As I am starting to learn, cycling full-time isn’t just cycling full time. Even on big weeks, you still have entire afternoons with seemingly not much to do. Apart from eating, cleaning, sleeping and more eating! But as I am starting to get into a routine and trying new things I thought I could give … Continue reading 10 Things for a full time rider to do that isn’t riding your bike!
I’ve been in France for two weeks now, I’ve been staying with the team and we have been travelling all over to the first two rounds of the DN3 Coup de France. It has been an eventful few weeks, I am certainly starting to experience the pro racer life style. It is taking some adjusting! … Continue reading Onwards and Upwards!
The aventure begins! I am now here in Lloret de Marr at the Culture Velo pre season training camp. Here’s how it’s going! A quick point! I would like to start by saying how accommodating the team and team staff have been to me, Oli and Harry. None of us speak much French (we are … Continue reading Culture Velo Team Camp