June wrap-up and more pro cycling comparisons

Six months down, six months to go! That’s right, we’re half way through 2021 already. I hope all you folks in the Northern Hemisphere are making the most of your long summer days to get some decent mileage in. We’ve officially passed the Winter Solstice down here, so our days should be getting slightly longer…

May Round Up: A month of metric century rides

It seems I just can’t help myself. Even with winter just around the corner, it’s another month, another increasing distance total. For the previous two months now I’ve said that my monthly total would drop, but with every single month this year my mileage has surpassed the month before it! That has just GOT to…

Can cyclists perform on a plant based diet?

Trigger warning: This post could be controversial… For the past couple of months, I’ve been experimenting with a (shock, horror) plant based diet. Now, before you go all outrage and WTF on me, I didn’t do this to protect the fluffy animals, save the planet, stop climate change, or for some ethical high ground, moral…

April Round Up: A bonus month of cycling weather

Maybe it’s my old age, but I swear there just aren’t as many days in each month any more. Or perhaps the hours are getting shorter. Either way, yet another month of 2021 has flown by in a flash and we’re one third of the way through the year already. Back at the end 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…