Winter Cycling Essentials for you and your bike

When the weather gets colder, wetter and darker you can either opt to take your bike inside and smash out your rides on the turbo trainer, or if the conditions are safe, you can ride through the cold and wet and embraces all that winter riding has to offer. If you are heading out in winter, here are some of my top essentials, from kit to keep you warm and dry to bits for your bike. … More Winter Cycling Essentials for you and your bike

Timesaving hacks when juggling a hectic training schedule

One thing I’m frequently asked is how I balance training for multisports- so swimming, cycling, running, strength training and finding time to rehab, alongside working a 40 hour week, commuting (pre-COVID) and being a functioning human being. The answer is training smart, but also checking in on yourself and making sure that whilst you may be trying to cram it all in, you’re realistic and remember to give yourself a break. Here are some timesaving hacks and essential things to consider when trying to juggle a hectic training schedule … More Timesaving hacks when juggling a hectic training schedule

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