With current lockdown restrictions in the UK set to be in place for a while to come, I’m entirely grateful that we remain allowed to exercise outdoors, albeit with strong advice to ‘stay local’. For many cyclists however, especially those used to covering more miles on varied terrain, there can be tendency to feel a bit restricted, a bit stir crazy even. The list below is no instant fix, it is however a little selection of things that I have been trying/found helpful in attempting to remain motivated, fit and vaguely sane. They are also about having fun (hills excluded) and enjoying the ride. After all, that’s why we do it right? Continue reading
If you asked 100 people why they like to cycle I guarantee that 99% of them will say something along the lines of
- It’s a great way to travel
- It gets you out in the fresh air
- You meet new people
- You see new places
- You can get muddy and do wheelies
And it is. Cycling is all about movement, company and being in the great outdoors.
I take far more time thinking about my choice of music than I do about the decision to start stripping in the first place.
I’ve come to the conclusion that women are more afraid of things than men. Continue reading
There’s a great quote from the even greater cyclist Eddy Merckx, something along the lines of:
” The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most” Continue reading