Now for something a little different. At the end of June I embarked on my first 'bike packing' adventure and cycled the 'North Coast 500'. You can find loads of information on the route here North Coast 500. So why did I embark on this, right in the middle of the race season? Let me explain… Continue reading Riding the North Coast 500
Wow. Its July already! How did that happen?! For many of you we will be right in the middle of the racing season. Those SMART goals that you set back in the winter may well have already been achieved. For others key races will be just around the corner as we see the key UK… Continue reading Goals – Time for a mid season review?
How to reach race day in optimum condition
Today's session set by Coach Andy (myself!) was 3 x 20min Sweet spot climb efforts. After the last 2 days on Zwift I knew I had to get out and do some training in the cold. Rewind two weeks and I was riding in shirt sleeves in temperatures of 20-25 degrees Celsius (about 70 Fahrenheit). … Continue reading Training in the Cold
Well I don't know about you guys, but where I live winter is well and truly here. I have barely been able to see my hand in front of me for the last five days due to the fog! Embarking on a ride means taking 20 minutes plus just to get dressed and wrapped up… Continue reading Planning a winter training camp