Century Riding: The Extended Cut

This weekend I set out to ride my first 100 miles, and ended up doing my first 200k. How did this happen? I guess I have peer pressure to thank. And Lucy (of Brain Cranks), who added an extra 25-mile loop onto my route and convinced me to ride it. It was partly down to …

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Weekend Round-up

I promised a big weekend of riding, and though not everything went to plan, it's been a pretty fab one indeed, and I even managed to surprise myself. Full disclosure, we didn't do the entire distance that we planned. Trying to figure out the new Garmin kept us up pretty late on Thursday night, and then delayed …

Where it begins

  This post comes in two parts. First of all I wanted to share my experience at an event at the Specialized Concept Store this week, which was aimed predominantly at women who wanted to get out riding more. After this, I’ll share the real reason I went there. Trying something new On Tuesday this …