Entries tagged with “Cycling”

Book Review : The Death of Marco Pantani

Book Review : The Death of Marco Pantani

An in depth, detailed and objective view of one of modern cycling biggest names.

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

This was my main journey for 2017 - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, so I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 1

Couch to Ironman

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 1

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 2

Couch to Ironman

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 2

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Couch Potato to Ironman - Part 3

Couch to Ironman

Couch Potato to Ironman - Part 3

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 1

Cracking the Marmotte

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 1

When you look at a single day challenge, then The Marmotte is up among the toughest. 170km, 5000m climbing with the famous 21 hairpin Alpe D'huez climb to finish it off, it is a special day out.

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 2

Cracking the Marmotte

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 2

The Marmotte 2014 had ended with a successful silver medal ride despite multiple punctures and a final ascent on a completely flat tyre... Now aiming for the Gold Medal time. would it all come together on the next attempt?

Equipment Review - Blaze Burner

Equipment Review - Blaze Burner

Blaze Burner : A High Performance rear light from the innovative company Blaze

Equipment Review - Tannus Tyres

Equipment Review - Tannus Tyres

Tannus Tyres : No tubes, no punctures, are these the future of cycling?

Event Review - Coast to Coast (Expert)

Event Review - Coast to Coast (Expert)

Coast to Coast - 105 mile multisport race across Scotland in one day.

Event Review : The Crossing - A 3 day mountain bike adventure across the country

Event Review : The Crossing - A 3 day mountain bike adventure across the country

The Crossing - a 3 day, 200 mile mountain bike journey across 3 counties.

Event Review: The Winter Ballbuster

Event Review: The Winter Ballbuster

Event Review: The Winter Ballbuster

Finding an Event - London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Finding an Event - London to Brighton Cycle Ride

The iconic London to Brighton ride is an annual event from Clapham common down to the seaside!

Finding an Event : Scottish Highlands - Coast to Coast

Finding an Event : Scottish Highlands - Coast to Coast

A 105 mile adventure/endurance race across the Highlands of Scotland, this is a truly epic adventure.

Finding An Event : The Crossing - A multi day off road cycle event across the UK

Finding An Event : The Crossing - A multi day off road cycle event across the UK

Finding An Event: Rat Race The Crossing - A multi day off road cycling event that takes you across the north of England in 3 days

Finding Your Challenge - Triathlon ; Swim, Bike, Run

Finding Your Challenge - Triathlon ; Swim, Bike, Run

Triathlon is one of the most popular and growing sports in the UK. Here we have a pint sized guide to help you find challenge, motivation and inspiration.

Hit the Downs MTB ride - getting bike fit for a 40 mile off road ride

A South Downs MTB Adventure

Hit the Downs MTB ride - getting bike fit for a 40 mile off road ride

First in a series of 3 articles about training for and taking part in a 40 mile off-road mountain bike event on the South Downs in Sussex. In the first installment I discover I'm not in as good shape as I'd thought and decide on a training plan.

Lessons Learned - Crashing in France

Lessons Learned - Crashing in France

A new attempt at the Marmotte this year had a very different result. Crashing in France threw up a whole number of issues, so here's a guide to racing overseas, and what you should do if you have an accident!

Sa Calobra - who will be king of the mountain?

Sa Calobra - who will be king of the mountain?

Sa Calobra is a category 1 climb in the Tramuntana mountain range in Mallorca.