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

My year on two wheels

  After a good season racing on the road and time trialling in 2017, I had my hopes on another good season for 2018. However having been struck down by early season flu my body had other ideas!  Looking back it took me much longer than I had given credit for in recovering. Not only … Continued

The Vätternrundan 2018

Lake Vättern, Sweden – 300km- 6th biggest lake in Europe- 27,000 cyclists   I recently was given the opportunity to travel to Sweden and take part in an event called the Vätternrundan, the world’s biggest recreational cycling event. The opportunity presented itself through Rutland Cycling and was to be organised by Oakley. The event is … Continued

International Womens Day : My Inspiration

8th March marks international women’s day which is in place to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.   Love Velo CC as a page which promotes and celebrates female cyclists and women in sport quite rightly is celebrating #IWD.  I have written a small piece about some of the female cyclists … Continued

My 2016 Review

Firstly its been a while and happy new year to all Love Velo CC readers and followers! Since I started cycling two and half years ago it’s always been fun to reflect on the past few years cycling. 2017 isn’t exactly starting with a bang as I have been struck with the Christmas lurgy, happens to me … Continued

Thinking about trying a time trial? Here is our advice…

It was around this time last year that the seed was being planted that I wanted to try some competitive cycling. I wanted to race but didn’t really know where to start but a ten mile time trial seemed like the best place. I have now ridden a few ten mile time trials and feel … Continued

Facebook Festive Givewaway: Win a Proviz Sports Relfect 360 Rucksack Cover

We have a Proviz Sports Reflect 360 rucksack cover to give away to one lucky Love-Velo cc Facebook follower. To win all you need to do is be a Love Velo cc follower and like and share the give away post on our Facebook page. Be in it to win it!

Kit Review: Proviz Reflect 360 Women’s Jacket

  More people are now taking to the roads by bike as a form of transport, and with this, especially throughout the winter months comes the issue of visibility. Good lights are a must, but there also good ranges of clothing products available to help you be seen on the roads.  The product we are … Continued

Basic Bike Maintenance : Cleaning your bike

Bike maintenance is important all year round, but especially over the winter months when grime can build on your frame and components. We have listed a few bike basics for cleaning your bike. There are different methods for maintaining your bike, but below are some of our basic recommendations. We welcome any other suggestions – … Continued