Category: London To Paris

Things I Found Out On My Bike

I had a day off on Friday as I had dinner and a comedy show booked for mine and Karen’s 6th wedding anniversary so what better way to spend a lovely spring morning than to go for a ride. The fact that it was… Continue Reading “Things I Found Out On My Bike”

London Bike Show 2017

Last weekend, Adam and I took ourselves off to the London Bike Show at the ExCel to get some much needed inspiration for our training. While we were obviously most interested in the road aspect of cycling, I think we both came back with… Continue Reading “London Bike Show 2017”

A Zwift Tour

The weather recently has been pretty horrible and that, coupled with a shortage of time, has meant that not many miles have been covered on my bike. I have a turbo trainer that lives in my shed and have been doing some HIIT workouts… Continue Reading “A Zwift Tour”

A Guide To My Bike Cleaning Kit

I realise that I may be in the minority but I actually really enjoy cleaning my bike. As a kid I would spend more time in my parents’ garage taking my bike apart and cleaning it than out on the road riding it. I… Continue Reading “A Guide To My Bike Cleaning Kit”

An Update On Sponsorship 

In the time honoured tradition of post payday emails requesting sponsorship for various charity events, I sent mine out today. It’s always a little thrill when the Just Giving notification pops up on my phone and today was no different until I realised that… Continue Reading “An Update On Sponsorship “

Time To Refocus

After such a strong start to my get fitter regime I have to say that the last week has been a bit ‘uphill’! You would think that attending something so powerful as the Rainbow Trust’s 30th birthday celebration and meeting all of those wonderful… Continue Reading “Time To Refocus”

Play It Safe, Everybody

West Midlands Police made an interesting announcement this week when thy confirmed that they are actively going to target and prosecute drivers who do not give enough room when passing cyclists. By the laws of road in the UK, drivers should give cyclists at… Continue Reading “Play It Safe, Everybody”

Hills, Thrills & Lovely Cake

For the first time we managed to get together and get out on our bikes. We set out with the intention of covering some 25 miles, including a few hills and a stop for coffee! Warlingham and out into the Surrey/Kent border is a… Continue Reading “Hills, Thrills & Lovely Cake”

I Have A New Bike…. Well, Almost!

I got back on a bike in January 2014 after around 20 years of not being on one. I’d given up smoking the previous October and I was determined to get a bit fitter so, to have a goal, I signed up for the… Continue Reading “I Have A New Bike…. Well, Almost!”

Preparation Out Of The Saddle

With a full time job and a family to consider, it is incredibly difficult to find the time to get out on my bike. Rides of any decent length are likely to be reserved for the weekends so I’ve become more aware of the… Continue Reading “Preparation Out Of The Saddle”