Over the years of guiding and working with cyclists, I have noticed typical traits that manifest in a rider’s behaviour.
As the World Championship Road events come to a close this weekend in Yorkshire, we look back to one of the greatest riders the UK has ever had.
We are fast approaching the cyclo-cross season and if you have never taken part in a cross race, you’re missing out on some of the best fun you can have on a bike.
Mick Ives handed me his business card. On it was printed: ‘Owner/ Director - MI Racing - 8 Times World Masters Cycling Champion. 78 Times British Cycling Champion.’
“Familiarity can blind us to the wonders that surround us,” I told one of my two riding companions from the United States a few years ago.
In recent weeks I have been lucky enough to work in the Alps and Dolomites where the mountain passes offer a real vertical challenge for cyclists wanting to scale their heights.
The cycling commentator Phil Liggett is never short of an idiom to describe the sport of cycling.
Why is it that the promotion of diversity in our society creates such strong reactions from many?
It is estimated that, in 2017, counterfeit sales of products reached over $1 trillion, making it the largest illegal enterprise in the world. Criminals are making big money on the back of stolen ideas and fake products that lure the consumer in with their unbelievable price-tags.
I recently worked as a chaperone rider on a big charity event. Sixty riders were pedalling over 200 miles from Westminster Bridge in London to Brussels in two days in 35C heat.