The most important metric to measure when cycling

Average speed? Distance? Elapsed time? Total time? Elevation gain? Strava segment times? Average HR? Average power? Normalised power? Training Stress Score? Nope… The most important metric to measure the success of your ride is … the width of the smile it puts on your face! Even the ballistic fast guys (Big Jim) and the epic…

Tandem Travels!

In almost a polar opposite to my recent power training post, I also absolutely love riding tandem bikes. It’s simply what cycling is all about once you strip away the fast ride politics, the endless number crunching, the Strava files and training plans. Being on a tandem is about getting out there and having fun just…

Surrey Wheels For All

A few weekends ago Woking CC members were invited to join Surrey Wheels For All at one of their Sunday inclusive cycling afternoons. As part of our Christmas Party last year, the club raised £400 for the charity. Surrey Wheels For All is a local charity that enables children and young adults with various ability levels…

Ten miles per day

At the beginning of the year I set myself a fairly loose target of averaging 10 miles per day for no other reason than it seemed like a nice round number. I don’t commute so all my miles are “recreational” rides. These vary greatly and are made up of anything from racing time trials, fast paced…