'A ride without a café stop is like a bike without wheels', a statement from Geraint Thomas which I couldn't agree with more. One of the many things I found interesting in his book, The World of Cycling According to G, was how he talked about quitting caffeine 2-3 weeks before a big race. As someone looking for all the marginal gains he can get it got me thinking about why he might do this and how it could help me?
Born in the heart of the Chilterns, with an Italian heritage, Grupetto Mergozzi CL known as GP, was a work horse, forged in the fire of endurance cycling. It is with a deep sadness that, today, we say goodbye.
This blog from Guy is a 'shout-out to the good' and the 'lessons learned' from the recent intense 8 weeks of riding LDN-LE-LDN and Everestings. Find out more here.
A good pal, Guy Stapleford who is a nut for quirky endurance challenges, took on an Everesting challenge in the Chilterns and has shared the lowdown of his gruelling day of non-stop hill climbing...
Guy takes one of the hardest cycling climbing challanges and makes it harder. 4 Eversting attempts over 4 weeks in order to raise money for the Pace Centre and Action4Youth.
In August Guy will be taking on a version of the London - Land's End - London Audax as a DIY, self-supported solo ride. Find out how he plans to take on the 1000km ride in his latest blog.
Depending on how you see it - 2020 is either only halfway or it's already halfway through. Every year has it'd defining moments, so here's my brief look back at the highs and lows of the first 6 months of 2020.
How a year can change. Since my last update on my goals here back in January, things have changed for all of us, so I thought it was a good time to review and refresh my plans and keep my mind on the bigger picture.
I recently wrote a blog for Huckson - an independent triathlon clothing brand for whom I'm an ambassador - about how I've come in to the world of ultra-distance sport. Find out more in this Blog on http://www.milesforwishes.com
After completing my Knighthood challenge on the 2nd of May, I wrote a short blog for the guys at Veloskin, who've been amazing in supporting me this year, about the challenge and how it went. Find out more in this Blog post on http://www.milesforwishes.com