Bikes & Stuff

Join Me For a Fred Perry Ride Out in Bristol

Join Me For a Fred Perry Ride Out in Bristol

From London to Paris, Tokyo and NYC, Fred Perry’s Ride-Outs take place in global cycling hotspots around the world, and this time we’re coming to Bristol! Bringing together pedal pushers for a route that celebrates the best of the local […]

Verbier Bike Park’s Opening Weekend

I recently headed out to Verbier for a few days shredding on the Marin Trail Attack courtesy of Verbier Tourism, my first visit to the exclusive Swiss resort since I went their on a summer snowboard camp back in the […]

Review: Oakley EVZero sunglasses

Review: Oakley EVZero sunglasses

Oakley’s newest sports sunglasses, the EVZero are the company’s lightest yet and ideal for both running and cycling.   Available in two shapes – the Path and larger Range lenses, the glasses do away with a frame altogether to shave […]

Rad Race Fixed 42 World Championships

Rad Race Fixed 42 World Championships

Apologies for the tardiness of this post, I’ve been pretty flat out trying to catch up with work and travel these last few weeks! In the middle of June, the ‘Fixed 42‘ Fixed Gear World Championships took place in Berlin, the […]

Winning Cycling’s Mind Games

Though I absolutely detest all those feel good slogans people post all over Instagram, I will concede that a little positive reinforcement can work wonders if you’re feeling a little bit crap, and let’s face it, all of us feel […]

How To Ride Faster

How To Ride Faster

One of the things I love most about cycling is going fast. The other is getting airborne and doing jumps, which isn’t really relevant to riding a road bike at all so when it comes to riding asphalt I get my […]

Racing La Petite Course Crit In Paris

Racing La Petite Course Crit In Paris

The weekend before last, I hopped on a train to Paris to go and race the inaugural edition of La Petite Course crit. It just so happened to be the same weekend that the London Nocturne was taking place and […]

How About Racing Enduro In Wales?

With multiple timed stages reached under your own steam, Enduro races have invigorated grass roots mountain biking over the last few years introducing the thrill of racing down technical terrain to a new generation of riders. Unlike a Downhill race […]

What I Eat For Cycling: Part 1

I’ve presented or been a part of several women’s cycling events and forums in the past and one of the things that seems to interest quite a few people is what to eat in order to fuel yourself properly for […]

PowerBar Energize Muffins and Bars

PowerBar, one of the original manufacturers of on-the-go sports nutrition just celebrated their 30th birthday by releasing a new PowerBar ENERGIZE Muffin Mix along with a revamped ENERGIZE bar made with natural ingredients. I love getting sports nutrition products through […]

A Training and Injury Update

A Training and Injury Update

I’m still relatively new to both training and racing – it was only last June that I impulsively entered the inaugural London round of the Red Hook Crit series and signed up for a month’s intensive training in preparation. Before […]

Fast Forward Carbon Tubular Track Wheels

I’ve been running Mavic Ellipse clinchers on my track bike for a while now, and whilst they certainly do the job pretty decently, every time I go to the velodrome, I do get wheel envy. I’m generally a pretty cheap […]

Strongher release new women’s cycling kits

Strongher release new women’s cycling kits

  I’m a proud ambassador of women’s cycling initiative Strongher. A worldwide collective, our aim is to encourage, inspire and assist fellow female cyclists, learning from one and other, putting on workshops for each other, hosting rides and more.   Strongher just launched their brand […]

Sign Up for This Sunday’s Fred Perry Ride-Out

Sign Up for This Sunday’s Fred Perry Ride-Out

Revisiting the relaxed, friendly format of the inaugural Ride-Outs in global cycling hotspots across the world that I kicked off with last year’s London ride, the second Fred Perry London Ride-Out takes place this Sunday on May 22nd.     […]

The many stages of injury

If you play any kind of sport, you take your chances with injury and cycling is no exception. The stuff that I do, I almost expect that at some point I’m going to hurt myself – it’s just kind of […]