Cycle Touring in the Netherlands

At the end of a successful but very focused first season on the TT bike it was an absolute bliss to enjoy a week of nice slow rides along the Dutch bike lanes watching the landscape and feeling the sun and the wind on my skin. Quite a contrast with dripping in sweat on the…

Endurance training: Newcastle upon Tyne to London

        Last year I did LeMans24heuresvelo as a solo competitor. It was a great experience and I think it inspired two of my club mates to give it a shot as solo competitors this year. As part of their training they were planning a long non-stop ride from Newcastle-upon-Tyne back to London….

From whatever I felt like to coached training

In the past I have always trained by just doing whatever I felt like whenever, which was not necessarily the best approach. Although I am starting to learn more about training with power, I still predominantly ride on feel. But I now keep a much closer eye on my power meter and with the help…