#IWD #TBT – A year of progress

Happy International Women's Day! This time last year, Adam and I cycled from Bristol to Oxford to attend the Women and Bicycles Festival at the Broken Spoke Co-op. A year on, I'm looking back and I can see that that particular ride marked a pivotal point for me in my cycling journey. I haven't had …

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#WednesdayWisdom: Pass it on (Part 1)

I recently devoured the Spring issue of Casquette, and I strongly recommend you do the same, if you haven't already. It’s so refreshing to have a cycling magazine devoted to women, which isn’t afraid to cover subjects that we wouldn’t normally be comfortable talking about. Think snot rockets, saddlesore and the best bib shorts for …

Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales: a physical and emotional rollercoaster

I'm not quite sure where to start! This weekend I joined a group of very inspiring women to cycle around the Yorkshire Dales, in a ride organised by The Adventure Syndicate. There were about 20 of us in total, and while everyone's experience varied (from those like myself, just starting out with long-distance riding, to …

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 …