Controlling the controllables

At the Athens Olympics, GB won 2 gold medals - Sir Chris Hoy in the Kilo, and Sir Bradley Wiggins in the Individual Pursuit. Fast forward four years to Beijing, and Team GB won 8 cycling golds, with the first being a memorable win from Nicole Cooke in the Ladies Road Race. It was repeated … Continue reading Controlling the controllables

So the season has started….

It's been great to get the season started - my first 'proper' race season since 2010.After a solid winter of racing 'cross and then slowly building up, the training camp in Lanzarote was a welcome break from the cold. After we got back, I continued to train well and before I knew it it was … Continue reading So the season has started….

Forget the new golf, is cycling in the UK the new football?

I've noticed a shift in the way people in the UK view cycle racing over the past year as our sport has become 'mainstream' and it gives me cause for concern. I'm a relative newbie, only taking up road racing in 2006, but I have a passion for the history of the sport and spend … Continue reading Forget the new golf, is cycling in the UK the new football?