https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpTISASA7mo I think the still on the video sums up where I am right now! So as most of you will know I had quite a bad accident and crashed out of the Cycling Time Trials UK National 24hr Championships over the weekend of 20/21st July. An event in which I was defending champion after victory last… Continue reading Coping with unexpected outcomes
On Sunday 7th July 2019, was one of my target races for the year, the CTT National 100 TT 2019. I have previously had some decent results in this. In 2018 I was 5th and won the Vets award, in 2015 I was 4th , missing the medal by an agonising 10 secs due to two… Continue reading Just how important is it to be aero?
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?
Many of you will have been training hard through the winter, seen some great gains in many areas and be prepared and ready for a great season. But, what if, in race 1, or on a pre race training session, things start to not go to plan? Does your inner 'chimp' come out to play,… Continue reading The fragile brain & its effect on your physical abilities