Saturday 11th March Round #4 of the London Women's Cycle Racing league, was held in the grounds of a private estate near Mildenhall and Lakenheath in Suffolk. The course was a 3.5 mile circuit which would be repeated for 10 laps in the women's E1234 race. I was especially excited for this race as it… Continue reading LWCR #4: Elveden
What better way to earn your Easter Egg than go out in the bitterly cold and race around a circuit somewhere in West London? Tom and I couldn't think of anything to top this plan, so we hopped in the car and went to Hillingdon.
Hosted at Brunel University, this year's Cyclefit Symposium featured presentations by the world's leaders in bike fitting, medical and academic speakers plus leading bicycle and frame manufacturers. The event lasted two and a half days, in which time we heard from some really great speakers - some were quite controversial! I'm really sad that I… Continue reading 2013 International Cyclefit Symposium
Towards the end of February I took a short trip down south to Exeter to stay with Tom and his parents. We visited some of Tom's favourite coffee haunts in Exeter and Crediton and also dropped in to the university's high performance sports' "Bat Cave" to catch up with Tom's good friend and S+C coach… Continue reading The Pigeon Racer Returns
It didn't take much persuasion for me to enter my first race and I was even more keen when I was offered the opportunity to ride in a Look Mum No Hands! jersey. The race was one of the regular Thursday night crits held at Redbridge Cycle Centre (more commonly referred to as Hog Hill).… Continue reading First Race
The day after the National Champs, whilst Tom was in Portsmouth for a track session with his coach, Charlotte and Look Mum No Hands! RT had an early morning date in Richmond Park for Round 7 of the London Women's Cycle Racing League. Despite the 4am start, honey badgers ruled supreme and almost entirely took over the… Continue reading More London!
Tom has been working at Rapha and CycleFit for a few weeks this summer so we've been staying in Herne Hill for the last little while. We arrived just in time for the London Nocturne with an elite men's criterium, women's criterium, pennyfarthing racing, folding bike racing and even more bicycle related goodness Stopping by the Rouleur stall, Tom had a chat with… Continue reading London