Bikes & Stuff

The Best Climbs in Gran Canaria

With last year being so annoying thanks to multiple injuries and enforced time off the bike, this winter I decided to treat myself to some time in the sun to make up for my time on the couch. Inspired by my […]

Ride London-Surrey 100 with Unicef and I

Now in its fifth year, The Prudential London-Surrey 100 is arguably one of the greatest cycling legacies of the London Olympics. Taking place entirely on closed roads, the route goes past some of London’s most well known monuments and out into the […]

Winter Sun – Cycling La Gomera

I can’t help but begin this post being annoyed about writing it. Not because I don’t enjoy penning pieces for Bikes n’ Stuff, but because I wrote the whole darn thing once already and just as I pressed ‘publish’ it […]

My best rides of 2017

  I’ve been meaning to write a kind of ‘year in review’ for 2016 for a while now, but seeing as I was in La Gomera over new year then had to try and catch up with a million things […]

Riding the first Etape Australia

With race season done and dusted, I’d just resigned myself to a few months of cold, winter rides and turbo sessions when out of the blue, a very exciting email landed in my inbox. Would I like to go to […]

Review: Powertap P1 pedals

  Over the past 18 months, I’ve walked (or cycled) a well trodden path when it comes to training, first training using a ‘rate of perceived exhaustion scale, then moving on to using of a heart rate monitor and finally embracing power […]

Cycling in Sydney

I’m sitting at Sydney airport trying to make sense of the last six days. I’ve spent less than a week in Australia, much of it severely jet-lagged and packed so much in that it’s hard to know where to start […]

Garmin Forerunner 735XT watch review

Newly released this year, the Garmin Forerunner 735XT watch packs a whole heap of functions into an attractive package. The watch is squarely aimed at Triathletes and though I’m not one and have no pressing plans to try one, I […]