• Black Lives Matter

    I've been gathering my thoughts while the world continued to descend into meltdown over the last 24 hours and I wanted to share my findings. Please get in touch if you have any further resources that I can add to this list. I need to learn more.

  • The Bradda of Bosworth

    I rode to Grandma's on Saturday, my first long-distance cycling escape since Corona hit our shores. I was filled with excitement, nerves and a belly full of adventure and it turned out to be everything I'd hoped for and more.

  • In partnership with Sonder Bikes

    The realisation that the people around us lead lives that are just as complicated and meaningful as our own. English definition of sonder from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows by John Koenig Alpkit has always been a favoured brand of mine since I started pushing myself in the outdoors. Their PipeDream 400 keeps me warm when I’m camping, my bivvy…

  • best cycling apps

    Long-distance cycling apps

    If you’ve made the transition into the digital age, you’ll realise you can’t ride a bike without using a bunch of cycling apps, necessary or not. Long-distance cycling is no different and in fact, I’ve found some really valuable cycling apps (both paid for and free) that enrich my experience on the bike. It goes without saying that I’m on…

  • Choosing your first 200km audax

    The Audax calendar can be confusing to navigate when you first look at it. Codes for this, that and the other, what does AAA even mean? BR-what? When I did my first 200km audax a few moons ago now (Scouting Mam Tor IIRC), I took the advice of someone I knew and didn’t even look at the jargon. It was…