Top Tips: how to gain confidence when cycling

Gaining confidence on your bike not only helps your performance, but means you’ll be a safer and happier cyclist. However, confidence doesn’t come overnight and the process of building, losing and regaining confidence can be a frustrating journey for many. My journey to becoming a more accomplished and relaxed cyclist has certainly had a few bumps in the road (bumps can be scary!) and I’m not 100% where I want to be yet, but here are some of the things I’ve found useful along the way. … More Top Tips: how to gain confidence when cycling

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Road Bike

Buying your first (or even second bike) can be a daunting and confusing experience. There is a lot of choice and a lot of jargon out there and sometimes it is difficult to know what to look for or what it all means. A bike is an investment piece and the decision needs a bit of time and consideration, but with so much information out there where do you even begin? I hope that this blog can help break down some of the barriers, answer some of the questions you may have and help explain some of the jargon to add more excitement rather than confusion to your purchase experience. … More A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Road Bike

My Top Picks: Women’s Cycling Jerseys

When I first started cycling I wasn’t fond of jerseys (or shorts) at all. Cycling jerseys are technical garments preferred by many cyclists due to their lightweight and cooling properties, as well as being a comfortable fit when leaning forward on the bike. When purchasing a jersey, the sizing can be a little confusing, there are lots of brands out there and different styles to chose from. The right jersey can be comfortable, practical and make you look and feel great. So here are my top picks and tips. … More My Top Picks: Women’s Cycling Jerseys

On yer bike… my top Ride London tips for newbies

So this week there’s been a flurry of excitement around Ride London with ballot results being announced and magazines dropping onto people’s doorsteps. When this happened to me in 2018 I was a bag of nerves, I’d completely forgotten I had entered and just didn’t know what to do or where to begin. So for all you newbies, feeling slightly apprehensive about your ballot place, here are my top tips based on what you told me on Instagram you wanted to know. Hopefully this makes the thought of those 100miles and all the training that goes with it seem a little less daunting. If there’s anything else you want to know, pop it in the comments below…. … More On yer bike… my top Ride London tips for newbies