2021 – The Goals

Normally at this time of year, I set out what I want to achieve in the year ahead.

Why? Because I love a plan, I need the discipline and the motivation that goals bring. I really believe that the process of thinking, writing them down and publishing them gives those goals more power . It certainly makes me more accountable. But, none the less, this process is an important first step on the road to achieving my goals.

Quitting Coffee – Is it worth it?

‘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?