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VIDEO: New ASSOS women’s winter collection

My long term clothing sponsors ASSOS have really smashed it on the women’s clothing front this year, firstly with their Laalalai jersey that we launched in Barcelona at women’s cycling store Domenica and now with some select pieces of winter […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Winter

Ah, winter. Us Brits don’t half love to moan about it. Each and every year we all begin grumbling about cold and dark, as if it’s a new and unexpected phenomenon. It seems like every time this season comes around, […]

Killer Kits, Dude!

The title says it all really – Warsaw Cycling’s kits are killer! Seems like folks are really upping their kit game these days, which is really bad for my pocket – this latest little beauty joins my growing collection of […]

Japan Is ON! I Love Cycle Touring

I’ve always had the travel bug, probably inherited from my parents who have long loved exploring – from wandering through remote mountain passes and hiking along the Silk Route, to sunning themselves on the shores of the med or even […]