AfterShokz Areopex – Review

I first became aware of AfterShokz when I saw them being sold at the London Bike Show just over three years ago. I was sceptical as to whether the sound quality of wireless bone conduction headphones would be any good. I am one of those people who like good quality sound when playing music, regardless… Continue reading AfterShokz Areopex – Review

Cyclist and Horse Riders – great advice for both

The following was published by the British Hose Society at https://www.bhs.org.uk/advice-and-information/common-incidents/cycles We are both vulnerable - Let’s work together Equestrians and cyclists are both vulnerable road users. We both share similar risks when riding on the road, and we need access to more safe off-road riding. Cyclists and horse riders have a statutory right to ride… Continue reading Cyclist and Horse Riders – great advice for both

Adventure ride

https://youtu.be/ukjF_oHh2JI I had a long ride planned today but decided not to do it. Instead, I headed out on gravel bike with no plans on where to go. I wanted to do a mixture of on and off road, hence the gravel bike, but really didn’t mind where I went. This is how it went,… Continue reading Adventure ride

July was a good month

New Training Route

https://youtu.be/uDxZMlQ4puQ Well, it is not a new training route as such, but more of a resurrection of an existing one. My weekly training goes something like this: MondayRun (Garmin plan)TuesdayWalk (2 miles minimum)WednesdayRun (Garmin plan)ThursdayBikeFridayRun (Garmin plan, normally long run)SaturdayWalk (2 miles minimum)SundayLong bike ride Thursday's bike ride has been something of an unstructured bimble.… Continue reading New Training Route

Turn off that Garmin!

https://youtu.be/eyhaexZBD3E I had planned to cycle out to Papermill Lock, one of my favourite places to ride to, but when I got there, rather than follow the planned route I thought "why not turn off my Garmin, go in the opposite direction and see where I end up. Which is what I did and this… Continue reading Turn off that Garmin!

100 mile bike ride

https://youtu.be/6eE8e2uEQlE Here is this year's epic bike ride. It is great to get out and disappear from all of the pandemic crap that is going down right now. I wonder how we will look back on 2020 and 2021 in years to come?