"Sometimes tracks on maps are lying little bastards. They lure you in with their meandering paths that look like they lead to greatness, when actually they just stop dead. In the case of this unedited adventure, I’m not sure the path even started. Having more than just a drop of stubborn in me can sometimes… Continue reading Adventure, unedited
I'm becoming more and more aware that the years are going more quickly. This is not a morbid blog post but rather a musing of how a trip home for Christmas this year took me back to some places that had not entered my mind for many years. We live in a fast society. I'm… Continue reading How to have a secondary childhood in your thirties.
This week I rode back up to the mystical mountain in Provence: the Mont Ventoux. It was like riding it for the first time all over again. I've reposted a piece that was originally published on Rapha.cc last year, to relive the magic. FRANCE - A NUMBERS GAME The mountain stands alone above the landscape, two… Continue reading A mountain like no other. Returning to Ventoux.
My latest blog for Grand Tours Project has been posted: a tale of cooling wine in a stream, riding around a fairytale village at dusk and thinking ahead to our big adventure... The weather came good- finally! Unbroken sunshine was forecast for 2 days solid, summer had arrived and we were going wild camping in the backyard*.… Continue reading A woodland adventure in images
In a typical 21st century way, I met Alain, CEO of the cycling experience company Grand Tours Project over twitter. Even though we had never met before and lived in completely different countries, we had several friends in common through cycling. Alain and I are both Rapha Ambassadors, and well being part of that… Continue reading Blogging for Grand Tours Project
Last weekend I was lucky enough to be able to get to the start line of what can only be described as a turning point in women's racing. A bike race with a difference. A bike race with guts. And the best part about it? It was a British race. A rider warms up on… Continue reading A song and dance for the women’s pro peloton