Bike Packing : Leicester to John O Groats

  In September 2020 I did a solo unsupported bike packing trip from Leicestershire to John O’ Groats. 650 miles whilst carrying kit, wild camping and solo navigating and cycling up the country!  Then, onto the Orkney Isles. The best thing I have done on a bike… nothing beats the freedom of the open road. … Continued

Where to Ride : Rutland Water Gravel Ride

A little film showing off road riding around Rutland Water, an excellent ride to do to get off the roads and enjoy some of the lovely scenery in the area.   26 miles including the peninsula, a mixture of gravel, tarmac cycle paths and quiet country lanes.     Love Velo CC |

First race of the season 2020

The past weekend marked my first race of the season, a 30 mile handicap race. I hadn’t even planned on racing much this year but my partner Carl was racing and I fancied having a go. Handicap racing is great because its really inclusive, the dynamics are different to your usual road racing. Its more … Continued

Winter Mojo : Tips for keeping things on the road!

  Its hard to keep things going through winter and get out there and I feel this! Some days, in fact many days I just want to stay under a blanket with my fleecy socks and PJs on. However if I don’t stay active then it affects my mood and I end up not feeling … Continued

Rider Q & A : Clare

This rider Q&A is with Clare who this year joined a cycling club and entered some of her first races this year. One being her first criterium 4th cat women’s races where she finished with a very respectable top 10 finish, the second being a hill climb in Leicestershire where she won the event overall! … Continued

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Kit Review : Enviliv Advanced Pro 1 Disc

I have been lucky enough to test one of the latest Liv bikes from Rutland Cycling, this time the Enviliv Advanced Pro 1 Disc. I’m a fan of the Liv range anyway, not because I feel a women’s specific bike is a necessity but because I really feel they have done a great job at … Continued

Where to Ride: A week in the French Alps

To me there is no where more amazing to spend time than in the mountains. I made a little clip of my trip to share some of the time spent on two wheels in this amazing place. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a tough place to be cycling but equally very rewarding too. Hope you … Continued

Galleries: Red Bull Time Laps 2019

Red Bull Time Laps 2019

Earlier this year I entered a team into the Red Bull Time Laps event. It’s a 24 hour race on paper, but actually 25 hours due to the added hour when the clocks go back. I’m not short of friends who are up for a challenge and so recruited in three of my other cycling … Continued