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 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?
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 …