Murcian Miles

Holidays always seem more exciting if they require an early start.  That’s how I’d always felt anyway.  It was now though, amongst the dark and…

Isle of Smiles

I’m sitting on my sofa, which needs the covers washing after repeated assaults by my five-year-old son, or rather by his ketchup, porridge et al,…

Excelling in Bike Selection

These types of days are golden days.  They stand proud of other days, their heads held aloft, simultaneously covered by clouds in their elevated environment…

Infection Riding

The weather was, for a British summer, unfamiliarly sunny and hot.  I was out on the bike as much as I could, making the most…

New Jerseys, not New Jersey

With summer merely moments away in the northern hemisphere, the latest selection of short sleeved jerseys are out all vying for our attention, and our…

Box Hill Buddies

As climbs go it’s not really that tough, there are certainly harder climbs closer at hand. Unlike many of these, save perhaps Ditchling Beacon, Box…

Mallorca Delivers

I’ve been home a few days now so the wistful glances back to the day I spent climbing, rolling, descending and climbing again around some…

All Praise The Sun King

At last.  After all these long, cold, wet, windy, snowy months of what seemed like never-ending gloom, the sun and warmth finally made a proper…