On Sunday 18th November I headed to Stourport for my 3rd CX race (and probably last race of my rather short 2018 season).  By now I’m a bit more comfortable with the pre race routine so jumped on the course for a warm up lap as soon as I could. Immediately I felt that familiar wave of…

I admit it, with a house move fully underway I should have been moving boxes, but I figured putting myself in the hurt locker for a bit would do me the world of good, and it did!  I’ve only ridden my brava cross bike once since my first race 2wks prior but I definitely felt…

I don’t know about you but I’ve felt a lot of guilt recently. Guilt for working long hours, guilt for asking my mum to have Lillie so I can go out training and guilt for racing at weekends. It’s tough to know if you’ve got the balance right isn’t it? I’m sure it’s the same…

It’s hard to pick out a pivotal moment when it happened, but it did. I fell in love with cycling. So much so that I fell out of love with running (but that’s for another blog). Cycling is my release. My ‘me’ time. My meditation. My chance to explore. Life can get pretty stressful, right?…

I’m no expert but I’ve had my fair share of setbacks these past few years. In fact I’ve probably dealt with more in my personal life in the last 5 years than I’d hoped to in a lifetime. I’m not talking injuries here but the break up of a long term relationship and the upheaval of leaving…

Being off the bike has some benefits… it means I’ve finally found the time to blog! You may remember the 5mins with… Q&A series I shared on Duathlon Girl last year?  Well since then, I’ve met loads more interesting and inspirational people who I’d love you to meet! First up is Clare who left her career as a Lawyer…