How to ride the Rapha Festive 500 on FulGaz: The 2022 Edition

Back again for 2022, this is my third edition of How to Complete the Festive 500 on FulGaz. Updated with some brand-new rides for 2022, this guide will give you everything you need to plan out your challenge and get you successfully across the line. Download the app, sign up for a 14-day free trial and get pedalling. You can thank me later. 

2021 Rapha Festive 500: Done! ✅

Riding the Festive 500 is always in the back of my mind each December. I completed it once in England during the depths of winter and last year here in Australia. I don’t think I need to tell you which season I prefer to ride it in! Riding the Festive 500 in summer almost feels…

2021 Resolution Ride #06 – Bag it and tag it

June is officially the first month of winter here in the Southern Hemisphere, so I always try and get the big rides out of the way early. You never know what the season will bring. With a morning of “acceptable” weather predicted, I bagged this month’s metric century resolution ride on the second day of…

Is 100km the rock star of road cycling distances?

One hundred kilometres. A shade over 62 miles in old money. The rock star of cycling distances. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the 100km ride. It’s why I started the Metric Century Challenge back at Woking CC in the UK and why I still challenge myself to complete at least one…

2021 Resolution Ride #04 – Windy, wet, wintery, wild and wonderful

Some rides are not about statistics, PB’s or Strava segment chasing. They’re about getting out and enjoying the freedom of two wheels. I’ve got a page on my Garmin that shows the time of day and direction. No distance, no speed, no average speed. Sure, it’s all still being recorded in the background, but it’s…

2021 Resolution Ride #03 – A ride with the boss!

When your boss is in town and he tells you he needs to do a 3-4 hour ride as part of his training program, what do you do? Well you make damn sure you take him out for a ripper of a ride, that’s what! Getting paid to ride my bike? Don’t mind if I…