Other words

It’s been a bit quiet but that’s because I’ve been writing words for print of late. Also, getting some photos into print. Not going to lie, that was a real focus for me this year and I’m pretty stoked/happy/surprised that it’s happened. Just like I was once told I’d never get a degree/ words printed I was told that photos… Read more →

Mango Bikes – Point AR Review

Three months ago I decided to try and fix that creak in my commute bike. Cranks off, bottom bracket out, chuck them in the recycling, new BB in…ahh…I have no spare BB to put in…and I’m off to the Alps in two days for two weeks. Bugger. Initial plans were to bodge together something – but as ever I was already on… Read more →


I’ve been doing some quick reviewing of the training and racing year that wasn’t. In short – I finished one real bike race (3rd place for a 12 hour) , DNF’d a 24hr and a bikepacking focus, but managed to race 2 off road half marathons – getting 11th in one. It’s been an odd year of injuries, some personal… Read more →

Cheese and Beer

With the break from racing that happened this year I was at a bit of a loss what to do with the rest of the summer and early Autumn. This should have been time preparing for WEMBO in the USA this coming weekend, but  that was off the cards after Bikefest. A strange issue with my Achilles that only flared… Read more →

Weekend Back

I’ve been away for a while. Seeing the better parts of the Chamonix valley for a few weeks. The better bits being the bits up high. Taking a few days to flow back to reality saw me head down to the Peak District to speak at the Alpkit Big Shake Out after the 100th issue launch for Singletrack. Was nice… Read more →