Clipping in off-road

I promised you progress, and I'm happy to deliver. Sort of. Last Sunday I met up with Lucy, Grainne and her partner Livi, and the four of us rode around Ashton Court and had lots of fun. I used the day to test out my newly purchased Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II shoes, and Time …

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Oh, the weather outside is… delightful!

Despite being a generally cold country, and despite having a winter every single year, the UK just never seems to be prepared for the 'adverse weather conditions' when they arrive. Yes, it's that time of year. Snow has fallen, winter is looking beautiful, and the public transport system is in chaos. I was supposed to …

Saturday Independence Ride #1: Pill, Failand, Long Ashton loop

I said last time that I would start riding solo on Saturdays, as a way of building some independence and confidence on the roads. That’s exactly what I did at the weekend, though admittedly the ride wasn’t quite what I’d initially planned. A late night on Friday and afternoon plans for the Saturday meant that …