With 1 National Title, 5 National top 10s including 2 podium, international stage race experience, 1 category upgrade, 2 course records, 7 wins on the road and 2 in time trials... ...it has been somewhat of a breakthrough year for me! It all started with my first training camp, Calpe 2k17, I have … Continue reading Season Wrap Up!
For my last race of the year, I chose the RTTC National 10mile Championships. I've had this written down as a target from the start of the year and it has come around very quickly. I changed my position up a little from the National 25, I think I went a little too low there … Continue reading National 10mile Championships
Considering the week I've had. I will take this result. It isn't the result I had been hoping for from this race as it has been a big target for me all year, but I gave it everything I had on the day and the power was not as bad as I was expecting. I … Continue reading National 25
So you may have noticed (you probably didn't) I've been a bit quiet over the last few weeks. The truth is it has been pretty tough month for me now. Ever since finishing my heavy block of training and winning my first national title at the Circuit Champs, I've been faced with a lot of … Continue reading IoM!
Well this is a B I G one! Major goal for the year ticked off: Cat 1 achieved! Along with something I didn't expect for quite some time...my first National Title! Here's how it went... Wednesday - Eagle Crits Rd 6 E1234 - 1st Key Stats: Winning the Bunch Kick: 10secs | 1340watts | peak … Continue reading First National Title
Heading over to the flat lands of Ely this weekend for the Ely 10mile TT. It was a course I hadn't ridden before, but I'd noted down the course record, and believed it was achievable with a strong ride. The course started with a gradual ramp and then was flat and open there and back. … Continue reading CR Number 2
Inside 5 weeks till U23 National Championships now, which means I am on big training volume, in preparation to taper 2 weeks out. That means high volume and plenty of races. Wednesday - Eagle Crits Rd 4 E1234 - 1st Key Stats: Sprint after 5hrs: 11seconds | peak 1346watts | avg 1083watts | 190bpm | … Continue reading From the back to the front in 1.5km!
I know I am posting this a little later than usual, but I was ill for the last 2 weeks, so life has been quite dull. But here is how my best weekend of the season so far went! Saturday - Stowmarket Hilly 20 TT - 1st & Course Record Another afternoon start, which worked … Continue reading First CR!
For most of the year, I will be riding double-header weekends, that being a race on saturday then sunday. Being the first one, i was interested to see how the legs would feel the day after a race, and if they would be good enough to go full gas for a second day. Here is … Continue reading First Double Header Weekend
First race of the season done and dusted...and it's awesome to say it was a good one! First early start of the year, but surprisingly it didn't feel out-of-place and I was straight into my pre race routine, something i had planned out very carefully. On the drive there, the threat of rain made the … Continue reading North Road Hardriders 2017