Chilly Hilly DIY 200km Audax

Chilly Hilly DIY 200km Audax

Lately it’s been hard to fit calendar audaxes around family commitments, so DIYs have filled the gaps, both to maintain fitness and to keep a…

How should I buy a road bike?

How should I buy a road bike?

Despite being a relative newcomer to cycling, I seem to get asked this a lot, so rather than write the same advice out every time…

Paris Loudeac Paris

Paris Loudeac Paris

It’s not the title I had hoped to be writing, but I guess it’s the most accurate one. I’d never attempted an audax of more…

The road is not all rage

Recently I’ve seen quite a few videos of angry exchanges between motorists and cyclists. I don’t imagine that this is because there are now more…

Everesting Bowden Hill

As you’ve probably heard, I made it up Bowden Hill 73 times, becoming the first person to Everest it and raised some ¬£821.79 (at the…

Preparing for the climb

At the time of writing, I may or may not be shaving my legs… here’s the donation link! Plan for the day Get up at…

Bowden Hill Climb

Bowden Hill lies to the East of Lacock, beyond the abbey famed for several films and past the low-lying fields. After crossing the river, amongst…

Bryan Chapman Memorial 2015

Well that was an adventure! Many thanks to Ritchie and the legion of helpers, not just for all the food and patience, but for keeping…

Brevet Cymru 400km

I did this ride last year as my first 400. This year it was my 400 PBP qualifier, so if I really want to do…