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

2019: goals, dreams and events

2019 is my third year of running, but like 2018 I’m being brave and mixing things up with some more cycling and swimming, so this year is all about the year of the triathlon for me and London Triathlon in August is my big race of the year which I am so excited about! On top of that I also have Liverpool Marathon, Ride London 100 and London Duathlon so lots of longer distances and fun with the bikes … More 2019: goals, dreams and events

Product review: affordable safety with the B’twin 500 Women’s helmet

When I first started cycling I was shocked by how many cyclists don’t wear helmets. I personally think a helmet is essential, and the science would agree, a 2016 study of 64,000 cyclists globally found that cyclists who wear helmets reduce their chance of a fatal head injury by 65% (Guardian, 2016). However, despite this, … More Product review: affordable safety with the B’twin 500 Women’s helmet