In one of my previous blogs I wrote about cycling the rain, with a few hopefully words of wisdom based on my own experiences of the do’s and don’ts. Sitting here basking in 30 degree wall to wall sunshine, it would be remiss of me not to address the similar pleasure and perils of […]
So last night as a summer storm passed across the UK keeping me awake with the rain lashing down like stair rods, I began to think about what impact rain has on our motivation to keep to our training schedules. The good news is that with a few minor precautions and a little preparation, riding […]
The first time I put on lycra in order to ride a bike was back in 2010, and it was a little daunting to say the least. My rides at that time were limited to a 45 minute stretch over 10 miles around a few roads close to home. Because I was at the start […]
A short video following five fellows of the F2C2 as we ride from Watlington to Streately via Stadhampton and North Moreton; followed by a more direct route back via Ewelme.
Disclaimer : this is added as personal content; any reference to corporations , either inferred or implied is unintentional. A brief video of the 2016 Palace to Palace ride in support of the Prince’s Trust.
The purpose of this video is to offer a flavour of cycling in wild west Cornwall. This was a training ride for “Ride Across Britain”; It gets very fast after 2 minutes of a steep climb, if you have a nervous disposition, don’t watch; no video enhancements or speeding up the video have been […]
This is the story of two old fools, les ‘deux fous’ (and one fous’ long suffering wife) on bikes who followed in the pedal steps of Rob and Jon, pioneers of ‘Wine-ding down through France’ from Calais to Montpelier. Fous número un is Grant; more than ably assisted by his wife Kirsten, and fous número […]