Ride Staffs Sportive and Cycling Festival 2017

I’ve never done a sportive before, the thought of paying to ride around some open roads to be honest hadn’t appealed to date but I thought I should be it a go and it was another chance to show off the #pichampion kit 🙂

The event was based out of Chillington Hall, a location . . . → Read More: Ride Staffs Sportive and Cycling Festival 2017

Brompton World Championships – I’ve got an entry!

Well, after not much to tell I’ve entered an event, got an entry and now have something to train for….

The Brompton World Championships!  http://www.brompton.com/Events

My Brompton has been a little underused for about a year and needs a little TLC but I think this event might get me back riding it regularly. So . . . → Read More: Brompton World Championships – I’ve got an entry!

Tour of Britain – Brocton

We managed to get Holly out of school for a couple of hours and rode up the road to Brocton to watch the Skoda King of the Mountains Climb from Brocton Green up to Glacial Boulder.

Originally we were just going to ride up to where we were going to watch but Holly got . . . → Read More: Tour of Britain – Brocton

Android bike computer – IpBike

Many UK riders have seen in the past few years British Mountain Bike Orienteer Ifor Powell riding around with a small box on this handlebars, a home made cycle computer. (he is a electronic engineer and programmer) This development has culminated with an android phone based bike computer which in my opinion ticks every . . . → Read More: Android bike computer – IpBike

Tour of Britain – Brocton KOM preview

This year stage 5 of The 2012 Tour of Britain (the Stoke on Trent stage) will be passing through Stafford and more importantly my village of Brocton.

The race route comes out of Stafford on the A34 before turning left into Brocton and then turning right for a short sharp Cat 2 Skoda King . . . → Read More: Tour of Britain – Brocton KOM preview

The Cycle Show – ITV4 review

Cycling on TV is sorely lacking. ITV4 have fantastically covered cycle races from the UK tour series to The Tour this year but it’s all road racing, exciting as this is there is nothing for the enthusiast up until now…..

ITV4 and Century television have bravely embarked on an 8 show series off the . . . → Read More: The Cycle Show – ITV4 review

The British conquer France

Well done Sky lads, Olympics next! Allez Wiggo, Go Cav, Vroom Froome

 

 

 

 

En velo avec gâteau: patisseriecyclisme.com

A great new website for us cake loving cyclists was launched this week. Every good recreational ride should include a cafe stop and often a training ride might end up requiring one. Patisserie Cyclisme is a website that hopes to create a directory of cycle friendly cafes not just in the UK but worldwide. . . . → Read More: En velo avec gâteau: patisseriecyclisme.com

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