Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

As per my previous post on bike fittings, I believe a bike fit if one of the most important steps in buying a new bike. It not only guarantees comfort on the bike during long rides, but also improves performance as the legs are placed in the most optimal angle to transfer power. There are […]

Last friday I was probably one of the first to enthusiastically order my Cyclehire annual key (£45) that allows me to have the first half hour of every ride I take for free for the whole year. I downloaded an iPhone app called London Hire which tells you where the stations are and how many […]

Interval training on a turbo isn’t easy. Sure, it’s not as long as going out on a ride, but the intensity of the workouts can be just as hard when packed into a non-stop session with no ‘coasting’ or stoplights. The hard part, though, unless you have a coach, is to come up with plans […]

Sometimes you decide at the last minute to take one of those holidays that you wonder why you put off for so long… For me, it was cycling through the French Pyrenees as part of an organized group. I had heard of these brilliant trips people took to the Pyrenees and other Tour de France […]

At the beginning of 2009 I was pretty much mush when it came to my physical condition. I had let myself go mostly out of laziness and ‘lack of time’, but really it was just that getting to the gym was kind of a pain, and winter had grabbed a hold of me. I had […]