Indoor-specific cycling clothing, is it worth it?

Quarantine and lockdown the world over has seen a rise in the sale of turbo trainers, with more and more people opting (or being forced) to train indoors. But before this, the technology has evolved so much so that we are now riding harder and longer indoors than we ever have before. Clothing more and … Continue reading Indoor-specific cycling clothing, is it worth it?

Carpe Noctem – 10 things I’ve learnt about riding at night

“Why ride at night?” you may be asking. It can seem daunting, particularly after (or indeed in advance of) a full days works, and anyway, what is there to see? This blog is some of the things I've learnt about cycling at night as part of my winter training, all gearing towards my 2020 goals. … Continue reading Carpe Noctem – 10 things I’ve learnt about riding at night

Diet and IBS

For me stress and food are the two most common factors that drive bouts of IBS - as I've found trying to sit on a bike for 16 or more hours a day quite quickly triggers at least one of those factors. So, as part of my 5 year plan and the pursuit of endurance cycling glory (in my terms at least) I need to get a grip on my IBS and control it, rather than it controlling me and my performance.