A celebration of simplicity: the Maratona Dles Dolomiti, Veloforte, and all things Italian

In the face of a world where we have watches that can control our fridges, multiple screens bombarding us with messaging, and computers that can analyse our speed, cadence, heart rate and power output for any given second of a bike ride, Italian culture remains staunchly simple. Through the ages, Italian culture has celebrated simplicity. …

A blog for CyclingTorque.com: MuleFuel: The Food of a MountainMutton

I'm not just a cyclist and wordsmith; I'm also a bit of a cook. In the first of many blogs for http://www.cyclingtorque.com, I wrote about how to make one of my favourite ride foods: Peanut butter, oat and banana bars. So i thought i'd show you how it looks here. I've preserved the formatting etc of …

My contribution to Max’s Protein Bars’ blog: Protein for Endurance Athletes

Following my review of Max's Protein Bars (this), I will now be contributing pieces to the blog on Max's site (https://maxbars.co.uk/) every now and then. Below is my first contribution, looking at protein for endurance athletes, and also looking how it can help on your Haute Route. The whole blog is very interesting with various pieces on …