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?
The nuances and mental and physical realities of racing each side of the Giant of Provence.
Tales of the peaks and valleys of two weeks of racing in the mountains
No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. John Donne - 1624 Meditation 17: Devotions upon Emergent Occasions --- As sure as April heralds the arrival of spring showers and Easter eggs, it also brings the mass migration of the cyclists of Europe …
I’d wake up thinking about it. I’d be thinking about it when I’d be trying to work. I’d be thinking about it when I tried to sleep at night and as soon as I woke up. No, not sex, and no, not my bike. What was bothering me was the now-intrinsically linked pair of the …