“Live life, don’t just exist”

Northwave Torpedo SRS/ Fi’zi:k R5B Roadies

This past week has not been good on the old bank balance. It’s seen some splurging on new cycling gear – some of which was most definitely not necessary (but I just love cycling kit). The necessary part though would be the new shoes. My shoes, I’ve come to realise,…

Make the effort

Making the effort to cook a good solid meal every night is tough. After having been in the office all day you just want time to chill out, relax and not have to worry about any other kind of life admin. But no, you’re faced with having to cook up…

New Forest Sportive (103 miles): training log

Well, it’s not looking good. We (me and Tom) have only managed to get out for short rides so far – often not more than 20 miles. As of tomorrow we have only three weeks until our sportive – SCARY! I’ve never cycled more than 80 miles before so I’m…

‘Peace is an idol dream’

Listen to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day (1st Sept) I just want to turn my thoughts to Jeremy Vine’s recent incident with a motorist in London. This clip throws into perspective how ludicrous road rage is. I don’t understand the aggression that this woman (below) shows. It’s unreal how rude…

Cycling Cheddar Gorge!

…with the added excitement of a good dose of British weather.