Category Archives: Cycling

Leikr, Danish Designed Sports Watch

Another great project over at Kickstarter is the Leikr sports watch. Now 100%+ funded with 801 backers providing $267k of a $250k target. This is now the third project I’ve backed on Kickstarted, the first being the Pebble E-Ink watch which was possibly one of the highest fundraisers, hitting over $10 million, with 68,929 backers. The Leikr Continue Reading...

Tour de France 2014 – More Than a Workout

Tour de France 2014 Grand Départ has already been revealed and it will be in Yorkshire, one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom. Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, states that they are confident that the riders will find the country’s spectacular scenery both challenging and exhilarating. Tour de France Continue Reading...

Cycling and Triathlon Nutrition

After a couple of years of cycling and triathlons, and trying lots of different sporting related nutrition products, here are my thoughts. This is primarily geared towards longer distance cycling and triathlon nutrition and my experiences. Hammer Nutrition – Sustained energy review Hammer Nutrition, an American brand claiming to be the original ultra endurance fuel Continue Reading...

Couch to Ironman

Here’s a rough guide to my gradual couch to ironman steps… if you don’t fancy reading this all, skip to the summary. As of 2008 I’d never run further than a 10km, and hadn’t run one in years, after a few years of university and not running or doing much I was in pretty bad Continue Reading...

Cycling around Normandy

On the recent jubilee bank holiday I made the most of a long weekend to get away from the bunting and made my way to France for a quick holiday/training ride. The was the first solo tour I’ve done, and it was quite liberating. Though I’d not choose to cycle solo over riding in a Continue Reading...

Barcelona Bike

In August, I’ll be heading over the channel, to Barcelona with Pete Roome raising money for a local charity, The Jigsaw school in Dunsfold… We’ll be cycling roughly 70-120 miles per day, for 10 days.. totalling around 900miles. We’ll also be travelling with all our relevant gear & kit, hopefully prepared for any possible eventualities Continue Reading...