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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women’s Stage Race at Exeter

2016 is the first year that I’ve had racing in mind from the get-got. Last year, I suddenly had the urge to race road, track and fixed gear crits sometime around June, which meant that I had already missed a […]

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 […]

#GetCycleFit moves to the Peak District

Hello pals, and sorry for the big delay in posting anything about my last minute training for Red Hook Crit in London, aka #GetCycleFit or #CycleFitChallenge – I seem to keep flitting between the two hashtags and forgetting which one […]

#GetCycleFit – Preparation

And it begins! With no time to spare, James from High Rise Coaching and yours truly have got cracking on what’s to be a pretty intense month of cycling, the aim being to see how much difference you can make […]

Review: Evoc Bike Travel Bag

Ah, the hassle of lugging a bike around. I can count on, well, one digit the number of times I’ve travelled without either a bike, a snowboard or a surfboard, and it’s bloody easy I tell ya! Just chuck a […]

Cycling In Italy – Stelvio

There are a few places every cyclist dreams of riding, and seeing as by some twist of fate I’ve ended up living in the Italian Alps, I thought I’d take the opportunity to tick a few of those rides off […]

Charge Plug 5 Bike Check

My sponsor Charge Bikes just sent over the new Charge Plug 5 for me to try. It’s a steel framed road bike with hydraulic disc brakes, just perfect for winter training, touring and even cyclocross if I switch the tyres […]

Wilier Stella Women’s Road Bike Review

Modeled on the top selling Izoard XP men’s road bike, the ‘Stella’ is Wilier’s lastest foray into women’s cycling since the Mimosa XP in 2011, and it looks absolutely lovely. Considering the frequent debate over whether us ladies need female […]