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Review: QUOC road shoes

QUOC are a relative newcomer to the performance road shoe market having made their first foray into the world of cycling kicks when they launched a range of urban shoes back in 2009. Despite their history, I must confess I […]

Custom Steel Fixed Crit Bike Check

After a decision to part with long term bike sponsor Charge Bikes at the end of last year, I hadn’t actually got around to deciding on what I wanted to ride at the various international fixed gear crits I intended […]

Review: Blackroll sports foam rollers

I first got switched on to foam rolling a couple of years ago when I began working with a coach. He was insistent that I stretch thoroughly after every session and suggested the foam roller as a good way of […]

Review: Specialized Power Pro Saddle

Saddles come in so many shapes and sizes yet finding ‘the one’ can be a lengthy (and expensive) business. Over the years, I reckon I’ve tried somewhere in the region of twenty-five different seats on my various bicycles and in […]

New Bikes To Ride From Liv Cycling

Hello readers! Sorry I haven’t posted an update in a while, I’ve been super busy dashing all over the country and trying to juggle all the different aspects of my career. Thanks for bearing with me. My intention as I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]