Well another few weeks has flown by. I cut myself off a little from social media to concentrate on getting some uni assessment handed in on time, and now that I have finished studying I thought I better write about my last few races before I forget! Our race in Gooik-Geraardsbergen-Gooik has definitely been on of my highlights of the trip so far. It was so cool to race up some of the most famous climbs that feature in races like the Tour of Flanders. I got to ride up the famed chapel muur last year, and it was an… View Post

Two weeks in Italy can mean only one thing: chaos! The lifestyle here is dictated not by rules, but by organized chaos. Unpredictable traffic, weather, people. And don’t get me started about the racing! Oh wait, I guess that’s what I am about to write about… We returned home to the base in Castronno all fairly smashed from the tour in Czech, and from the long drives. Luckily we were blessed with a recovery week of rides no longer than two hours at an easy pace, and were free to go off and enjoy our spare time. I took this… View Post

Hi all, just a little ode to a classic 90’s hit revamped in the theme of cycling. This is the original if you don’t know what I am talking about… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTJ7AzBIJoI Ladies and Gentlemen of the European racing season of 2012. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience…I will dispense this advice now. Unlike some, you are enjoying the power and beauty of your youth,… View Post