Every day above the dirt is a blessing

Yesterday a long time neighbour and huge influence on my younger years passed away. It’s sad, but at the same time not. She’d had a good innings, lived a long and beautifully fulfilled life, made peace with the world. She touched the hearts of many people throughout her years and helped keep us all on…

I don’t have enough time!

There’s never enough time! Where does the time go? I don’t have time to do that! Have you heard that before? Or even SAID that before? There are only 24 hours in a day, you can’t change that. What you CAN change is how you manage each of those hours. Recently I said (to myself)…

A road cyclist to my core!

I’ve dabbled in a few different genres of cycling lately. I love life on two wheels and will pretty much ride anything. Sometimes I just like to mix it up to see what all the fuss is about. At the end of the day though, for me it’s all about the smooth blacktop! I’ve been…

Regular service

Yo! Just letting you know I am still here. I hope you’ve all been keeping well and getting in enough saddle time. I’ve been heading up a large project as part of my day job. It’s taken extra hours and means I am sat at a computer for the majority of the day. I didn’t…

N+1

Sometimes I just can’t help myself! I was scrolling through the local Gumtree ads earlier when I saw this, picked it up for a steal. I used to ride a bit of street, but it’s been about 10 years since I last had a BMX. What could possibly go wrong? It weighs more than my…

What I learnt riding 100km on a mountain bike

I can knock out a 100km road ride pretty easily. That’s not a brag, it is what it is. I know I could jump on my roadie tomorrow morning and have it done before lunch. Recently I had an idea, what about a metric century on a mountain bike hitting a bunch of trails along…