Diary of a Sportive Support Day

Saturday 25th April 2015 – ITP events Rutland Sportive This was the second event I had supported for ITP events having been introduced by Neil Exton of AGU mobile bicycle repairs – one of my tutors I met while undertaking my City and Guilds. (My efforts at last years Lincoln Grand Prix sportive must have […]

Your Top 10 cycling accessories

I am writing this after a recent conversation with a friend and a subsequent post on Cheshire Mavericks Facebook page about cycling accessories. It all started with a conversation as to what we carry in our seatbags/ jacket pockets/ tool tubes whilst out on our bikes. There were many suggestions, and some very informative and […]

Upgrading your bike?…all that glitters is not gold

We all like something shiny and new, be it the latest tech. gadget, new clothes or even that new bike… So, thinking of upgrading your bike? We all change and all desire certain material things and, if you’re a keen cyclist, it’s likely that after a few years of riding the same bike, for whatever […]

Dare to go bare? A guide on what to cycle wear

Cycle wear or not? No this isn’t a ‘call to arms’ for everyone to join in on the London naked bike ride, but if that floats your boat, please carry on! This is a look at what to wear and when to wear it and some of the science behind the theories, for which I […]