So a week has passed and I’ve had time to sit down, calm down and take stock on exactly what we achieved at the Dulux London Revolution, 185 flipping miles on the bike. Part of me still cannot believe it! It wasn’t easy, but it certainly was an adventure and by far the most challenging event I’ve ever done. Did I mention we cycled 185 miles around London?
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
In a really weird way I owe a lot to my cycling kit, as it has helped me overcome a lot of body confidence issues, which in turn has given me the confidence to get out there try other things. For me its important to have kit which feels good and looks good, because when … More Product review: B’Twin 900 Women’s Cycle Shorts and Jersey
As a newbie cyclist, tackling 100miles with hills off the back of 5 months training seems utterly ridiculous but that’s exactly what I did, and I’m very proud I did it. I did what I could when it came to training for the Ride London 100. I found a lot of barriers at the beginning … More 0 to 100 my Ride London Adventure: part two
Last August I entered the Ride London 100 Ballot, purely on a whim, then completely forgot about it. My dream to run the London Marathon came true and I threw myself into my training. My life revolved around running and I was loving it. Cycling never crossed my brain, apart from a weekly 30km session … More 0 to 100 my Ride London Adventure: Part one