Category: Events

May – Speeding Up, Times Tumbling

Another month rolls by, where do they go! I can’t believe we are in June already. Our little boy James continues to grow and develop and charm us all. It is fascinating watching him develop and now he is just coming up to 22 months, he is in a very adorable stage with talking etc……..


Silverstone TTT Challenge

That’s history. I say history because it happened in the past. – Murray Walker Why start this blog with a Murray Walker quote? Well that would be because I got to fulfil a dream on 2nd October 2016, which was to ride my bike around the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit. What made it even better…


Rise Above – Mark Cavendish Sportive

The third and final sportive of my fundraisers! It finished how it started, not feeling too great on the sportive. Ever since coming back from L’Etape Du Tour I haven’t really felt that fit on the bike, the training for that ride had peaked perfectly. Trying to peak again just over a month after, with…


L’Etape Du Tour – Megeve to Morzine

After months of prepping and what seemed like constantly recovering from colds and viruses, finally July 10th arrived. They always say, be careful what you wish for! I wished for sunshine and I got it! I was up about 6, giving me an hour to get every thing sorted and allow the nervous excitement to…


Slaying The Dragon

After months of training and preparing for the three big rides this year, the first ride finally arrived and the week leading up to it saw everything go wrong! Firstly my back that had been in tip top shape all year decided it was time to remind me it was still capable of flaring up!…


First 100+ of the year

What a beautiful morning to wake up for a ride, Sunday morning. We had been lucky with the weather for the Isle of Wight Randonnee. All week the forecast had been chopping and changing, but on the day it was amazing. It reached 17.5 c. on the island, better than we expected. The sun stayed…