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Red Hook Crit Barcelona 2017

“As any fixed gear critter which is the best race of the season and with ne’er a split second pause they’ll give you one answer – Red Hook Crit Barcelona. Though there are several obvious reasons why, namely the beach, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Epic Bike Rides Of The World Book

Every autumn I like to spend some time thinking about next year, what my goals will be, my target races, which countries I’d like to visit with a bike and which rides I’d like to factor into my schedule. Aside […]

Red Hook Crit Barcelona 2016

Red Hook Crit in Barcelona is without doubt every fixed crit racer’s event of the year Those that can tend to fly in early or extend their trip after the race because it’s so much fun hanging out at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Madrid & Marin Team Camp

A couple of weeks ago I headed to Spain with my mountain bike for the second time this year. This time the destination was just outside Madrid, so a little further north than my previous trip to Malaga. I was a guest […]

Video: Riding In Switzerland with Assos

One of my favourite parts of my job is visiting my sponsors Assos. With headquarters in Ticino and a very fancy ‘pro’ shop on the shores of the stunning Lake Lugano, it’s certainly never a chore, and not least because a bike ride […]

Cycling In Catalonia

The region of Catalonia has been in the news a lot recently with thousands joining a rally on the regions national day last month to demand a referendum on independence and the recent regional elections being used by pro secessionists […]