Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts Winston Churchill 2 years ago this week I was part of team who tried to #RunThePeaks - a 450 mile non-stop relay between the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales. After 200 miles, just before ascending the … Continue reading Failure & the art of self-reflection
Indoors vs Outdoors – a 24hr Challenge
I like to ask the really pointless questions, by and large it's how all of my challenges start life, with the question "Could I [insert ridiculousness]?" This time, with the countdown well and truly ticking for Race Across America next year, the question that struck me was "Could I go further indoors or outdoors?"...and so … Continue reading Indoors vs Outdoors – a 24hr Challenge
The Lucky Pilgrim Ride
The challenge was simple - THREE PINTS, THREE PUBS, ONE DAY. As some who loves a good beer and a challenge, the #PintPilgrimage from Lucky Saint was right up my street. With a 200km training ride in the diary from Coach Pav it seemed like this was the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of the … Continue reading The Lucky Pilgrim Ride
Dean Regan – Coast to Coast in a Day
Guest Dean Regan shares a blog about his recent Coast to Coast in a Day ride - a year on from a failed first attempt, could he return and finish what he had started?
#PACE140 – Getting involved
Want to get involved with Guy Stapleford's latest challenge - to cycle 140km every single day in March? Find out how you can take part and win some goodies too in this latest blog.
Magnesium & Recovery
With my #PACE140 challenge underway and the increasing training load as I work towards the Race Across America in 2022, I'm keen to make sure I manage the DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) as best I can. I'll be honest, I'm not the best at always taking time to focus on proper recovery - life is busy and often I'm off the bike straight on to something else.
vWTTC 24hr on FulGaz
In my pursuit to qualify for the world's toughest bicycle race - the 3,000 mile Race Across America - I took on the 24hr virtual World Time Trial Championships on the 16th & 17th of January. Thanks to Covid, the event normally held on an 18 mile flat course in Borrego Springs, California, was being held virtually on the app FulGaz.
Second half of 2020 – year in review
Before I head in to my first event of 2021, I wanted to complete my review of 2020 - finishing off with a round up of the second half of the year.
Virtual World Time Trial Championships
In my pursuit to qualify for the world's toughest bicycle race - the 3,000 mile Race Across America - I'll be taking on the 24hr virtual World Time Trial Championships on the 16th & 17th of January. Find out more about the event in this new blog.
The Friday Five – Recovery
For this weeks Friday Five I'm talking some of the products and techniques I use as part of my recovery routine.