Part 3 of a journey: dragging myself from the bottom of a bell curve.
If you try to cheat your body too long, it eventually tells you to stop fucking with it. The second part of a psychodrama.
A small journey into the mind of a rider denied of the ride: Facing up to the messy consequences of trying to cheat your body for too long.
A musing on the tribe of the 'wahooligan' and the need for a niche in cycling.
When you start to lose balance and perspective of what is healthy and sensible in pursuing a passion, you need an intervention, something to make you re-assess. That intervention was realised in the glorious isolation of the Alpajurran mountains.
A discussion of what is and isn't healthy in the pursuit of a passion on the Boost Health Podcast.
A musing on a social network that can lead to destructive behaviours, and that offers insights into a rider's morale and motivation without them even knowing it. Unless of course you're one of those who just don't care about Strava much...
A quick insight into the important bits of the 2019 Haute Route Pyrénées' parcours.
I went to visit master wheel-builder Ben Sharp and learnt why all circles aren't created equal.
Why La Marmotte is so brutally hard, but also so beautifully addictive. How deep can you go?