One minute you’re doing the occasional overnight bike-packing trip with your mates, the next minute you find you’ve signed up for one of the UK’s toughest ultra-endurance cycling gigs. But still, how hard can it be..? I’m not fond of riding in the rain, who is? No matter how much I spend on a rain […]

Summer’s nearly over, so what better way to sign it off than a quick ride after work with your mates? 400 kilometres later, does it still seem like such a good idea? 05.30 and I’m not riding well. Cold, tired and irritable, the double quarter-pounder I devoured an hour or so ago has done little […]