Tag Archives: Le Tour de France

Punctures and luck…

Touch wood and all that…. The fact is I don’t get many punctures, road or off road. Apart from a pinch puncture blip when I first started riding a 29er I’ve hardly punctured. Is it the quality of equipment, riding … Continue reading

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Not so epic after all

I have enjoyed talking about my ride in the Pyrenees and for me it seemed almost epic although from the good state of my legs I feel sure that I could have done a full week. I have to remember … Continue reading

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A raid Pyrenees

It’s been a long time coming, and on the way I like to think that in building up to this over the last 10 years I have inspired a few riders to seek out some interesting rides too.  At last … Continue reading

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I’d forgotten how nice mountain biking can be

I know that the trails are perfect and the hills a joy to be in but I have been road mad. It helps having the Tour de France on and its made more fun beacuse I’m racing regularly. I’ve also … Continue reading

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July is made for road riding

I know that we are luckier than most with the seemingly endless miles of trails across the South Downs and the North Downs being less than an hour away but, come on! It’s July so you pretty well have to … Continue reading

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The joy of racing

There is nothing better than watching the pros fight it out in the Big race when my legs are aching from racing myself. I’ve had a couple of weeks off racing so it was great to be back again. It … Continue reading

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Ride the road – The Tour is on!

The Tour de France has started and there are more Brits than ever before. What’s more they are good enough to win both attention, plaudits , some stages, even a place on the podium. Well done to Geraint Thomas for … Continue reading

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