#4. Good bad habits

I’ve been feeling so lucky to be out on the road and spinning through the miles these last few weeks. I never met him but Mike Hall has been in my thoughts a lot on these rides, as I’m sure is the case for much of the cycling community (or at least the corner of it that…

#3. Double Ditchling

Last week I hung up my radio and swapped my bike for a different set of wheels… a wheely desk chair . I’ve started an office job. Courier work is not the easiest way to pay the rent, but I will certainly miss spending my days outside and on the bike, and the daily (funny / angry / spirited)…

#2. Mud, wind and rain: best get on the bike, then.

One month has passed since I returned from Spain. I suppose that also means I am one month into my training. With job applications and interviews, niggling shin splints from the combination of running and courier work, the post-camp come-down, and the cranking up of weekend cycling, it’s felt like quite a full and emotionally…

#1. Adventure Syndicate Winter Training Camp

In early January I spent one week in the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees, cycling in the company of a rather fantastic collection of women – of all ages, experiences and ambitions. This was a training camp organized by Emily Chappell and Lee Craigie of the Adventure Syndicate. The cycling was beautiful and invigorating, but…