Have you ever got to the point where you are 6 days into a stage race and you contemplate getting a tow from the team car with a vine. I have. No one else probably finds this picture very funny, but it honestly cracks me every time I see it. I just find every part … More Anatomy of a Photo: Pre Stage Shell
Considering the week I’ve had. I will take this result. It isn’t the result I had been hoping for from this race as it has been a big target for me all year, but I gave it everything I had on the day and the power was not as bad as I was expecting. I … More National 25
I was fully intending to sit down this afternoon and write a big wrap up from Martinique (and show you the funny pictures of my hair) and thank everyone properly for their support. But right now I’m just not in the right frame of mind to write that and write it properly…so instead I will … More A Little Blip
I’m currently on the bus on the way to stage 6. The third of three very big days. All 110+ km with around abouts 2000m’s of climbing. We are heading into the unknown now…I’ve raced for 5 days before, but not 6. The stage starts out hard today, the first 20km is packed full of … More Solo break
So as some of you might know. I am now out in Martinique, racing a 9 day stage race. Here’s roughly how the first few days have gone… Before that. It’s hot. Don’t mention my hair. The first stage was 125km on what here is “flat” terrain. There was more elevation than I do in … More Helping teammates and forming grupettos
So you may have noticed (you probably didn’t) I’ve been a bit quiet over the last few weeks. The truth is it has been pretty tough month for me now. Ever since finishing my heavy block of training and winning my first national title at the Circuit Champs, I’ve been faced with a lot of … More IoM!
Due to a slight change in circumstances, the race I will now be doing is not the Tour of Guadeloupe, but the Tour of Martinique on July 8th-16th. The French team were struggling to field a full squad so communication broke down with the race organisers. I still have strong links to the DS and … More Slight Change in Situation!
Well this is a B I G one! Major goal for the year ticked off: Cat 1 achieved! Along with something I didn’t expect for quite some time…my first National Title! Here’s how it went… Wednesday – Eagle Crits Rd 6 E1234 – 1st Key Stats: Winning the Bunch Kick: 10secs | 1340watts | peak … More First National Title
Heading over to the flat lands of Ely this weekend for the Ely 10mile TT. It was a course I hadn’t ridden before, but I’d noted down the course record, and believed it was achievable with a strong ride. The course started with a gradual ramp and then was flat and open there and back. … More CR Number 2
Inside 5 weeks till U23 National Championships now, which means I am on big training volume, in preparation to taper 2 weeks out. That means high volume and plenty of races. Wednesday – Eagle Crits Rd 4 E1234 – 1st Key Stats: Sprint after 5hrs: 11seconds | peak 1346watts | avg 1083watts | 190bpm | … More From the back to the front in 1.5km!