Tag: road cycling

Running Up That Hill

Ok so this post doesn’t have anything to do with running, but it’s 4 years to the day since Chris Froome had to run up Mont Ventoux to Chalet Reynard after a crash with a moto left him without a bike…. …..it’s also the… Continue Reading “Running Up That Hill”

A L’Année Prochaine!

As guidelines have changed recently around who you can meet and where, Ben and I decided to meet up for a ride this Sunday just gone. It is the first time that I’ve ridden with anybody since the original lockdown period started back in… Continue Reading “A L’Année Prochaine!”

Lessons In Lockdown

This is a cycling blog first and foremost but, occasionally, I’ll indulge myself by delving into something completely different so please bear with me! Over the course of the last 12 weeks or so, my personal social media channels have been awash with friends… Continue Reading “Lessons In Lockdown”

A Very Different Group Ride

I’ve always had my routine where cycling is concerned, my week usually consists of Zwift SST training twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 6:30am, then a long ride on a Sunday. It suits my life and the other responsibilities that I… Continue Reading “A Very Different Group Ride”

A Bike, The Brain And An Abundance Of Pain

Last week was mental health awareness week in the UK. Though I have never suffered the extremes that someone with severe mental health problems can experience, I am all too aware that every fluctuation from the ‘normal’ trajectory of life, however small, can knock… Continue Reading “A Bike, The Brain And An Abundance Of Pain”

The Last Of The 42s

This Saturday coming I will turn 43. Not a special milestone birthday by any means and in the current world we are experiencing its likely to be a low key affair that matches the status of being 43. 42 did not turn out to… Continue Reading “The Last Of The 42s”

Life After Lockdown

As some of our European friends get their first taste of the outdoors in many weeks I guess it was inevitable that my mind should start to consider what life will be like post lockdown, from the children returning to schools to my own… Continue Reading “Life After Lockdown”

Power Play

So I think it’s fair to say that 2020 hasn’t exactly gone according to plan, correct? To date this year I’ve had a holiday to Cyprus cancelled, the Giro has been ‘postponed’ as has the Etape du Tour (unlikely they will go ahead this… Continue Reading “Power Play”

Easter Excursions

As parts of Europe begin to emerge slightly from lockdown, here in the UK we are continuing to follow the guidelines put in place by the Government some weeks back. It doesn’t look like that is going to change, for the next few weeks… Continue Reading “Easter Excursions”

See You On The Other Side…..

The ever worsening situation surrounding the Covid-19 virus has been the main story for every news broadcast, paper and online media platform. We’ve seen incredibly sad images from around the globe of people losing their lives to this aggressive virus. It came as no… Continue Reading “See You On The Other Side…..”