Time Trial Masterclass for Women

Last weekend I did something I should do more often: focus on my skills, or rather lack thereof. Over the last few years people like Huw Williams and other coaches have put on some great training sessions for women wanting to get into crit and road racing, or indeed improve their skills. For time trialling…

Training in the Spanish sun

After a long radio silence over winter, it is time to pick this blog up again. What’s more, it’s time to get back into ‘race’ mode …

Final SEWTTS Event for 2014

On the 20th of September the 12th and final event of the South East Women’s Time Trial Series was held on the rolling H10/3a course near Newbury (see link for profile). This is an out-and-back single carriage way 10 mile course with a relatively straight forward, if slightly tight, turn at the roundabout at the…

SEWTTS = RAIN :-( and BOOKS :-)

The last two weekends have been filled by a succession of South East Women’s Time Trial Series (SEWTTS) events and a pattern is definitely starting to emerge…SEWTTS = rain. For each event it either rained, or just stopped raining or didn’t rain but rain was forecast. The first of three recent SEWTTS events was the…

Learning to handle Shiv

I picked up lots of great insight from Andy and Jill Wilkinson during my recent training camp in Mallorca, but perhaps one of the most important things is to ride my TT bike as often as possible so both the position and handling become more natural.   Last week (starting from the Easter long weekend) I…

Starting a blog is easier than maintaining one!

Starting a blog is definitely easier than maintaining one! Since writing my last post, I have done a few events and been on a great training camp in Mallorca. Time for a brief write-up. As I still don’t feel entirely in control on the Shiv, I have been a real chicken at the start of…