Bikes & Stuff

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 […]

Mountain Bike Leader Profile on British Cycling

Mountain Bike Leader Profile on British Cycling

Over the last couple of years I’ve been quietly collecting British Cycling qualifications and awards as I’m really keen on working with the local community, providing quality training and coaching and delivering fun, quality sessions for all kinds of riders. […]

How to plan a DIY Cycle Training Camp

How to plan a DIY Cycle Training Camp

Pro or am, fast, fit or fat, cycling training camps are big news. Every year around April time, my Instagram feed is filled with images of friends and strangers away for a week on the bike with no distractions, and […]

Racing Welsh Gravity Enduro Round 4

Racing Welsh Gravity Enduro Round 4

  It seems like three is my magic number this year – I took this third spot on the podium at Round 4 of the Welsh Gravity Enduro series last Sunday meaning I’ve grabbed third places in the last three races […]