The random waffle of me as i chase bikes round europe, take some pictures, ride my bike and drink some Belgium beer
Everyone has their hobbies, the activities they fill their free time with, however much or little of it they have. Its those things that make them happy or transports them to a place that makes them happy. Previously i have written about one of my happy places, a beautiful place just outside Maastricht in Valkenburg, … Continue reading When the saddle is your happy place…dealing with recovery
Cycling is an odd juxtaposition, it’s mostly a team sport that very seldom looks like one and in general it encourages groups of people to be around each other. The counterweight to this is that the key components of exceeding are generally best executed alone following a precisely measured training plan. Or if you follow … Continue reading The Group ride of one…necessity, choice or just the new standard
Its that time of year again…once my birthday is out that way i feel like it time to say goodbye to summer as only a few short weeks separate it from the Autumnal equinox on 23rd September. In cycling terms this means its time to start thinking about the winter bike, if you are lucky … Continue reading Falling Leaves and time for mud?
Having moved house recently i have had to say goodbye some some local roads that were my “go to” for a quick spin round the block. Its not that i’ve moved that far, its not even like i won’t ride them ever again or even very irregularly, they are on my commute and they aren’t … Continue reading Strava Scenting and other sins of the modern age