The last day of Summer

We’ve all noticed it. That gradual transition. The evenings are getting ever so slightly darker, the winds are picking up, and that early morning chill lingering in the air may even have you reaching for a gilet. Summer is sliding away and the first signs of an impending Autumn are creeping in. Today, the 28th…

Heart Health in Endurance Athletes: Five months of Statins

It’s been a bit of a highlight-lowlight kind of few weeks. There’s been some absolutely stunning riding weather here, and I had a fantastic weekend away doing some work at Ironman Tasmania, but that’s all been overshadowed by the news of Jon’s death, and then his funeral. I think Jon’s passing hit me quite hard…

Look Mum No Hands!

After 13 years, one of London’s most iconic cycling caf├ęs has closed it’s doors for the very last time. Look Mum No Hands! was a much loved institution not only with the trendy fixie-riding London hipster crowd, but with roadies as well. It was the start point, end point, or mid-ride snack stop for many…

Goodbye, my dear friend Jon

You never know when that last ride will be. That last time you spend wheel-to-wheel with a friend. Racking up the miles, racing up climbs, chatting the breeze, enjoying a well earned post-ride coffee together. Those times are precious. Today we lost one of the good guys. A riding buddy of mine, Jon. Jon and…