Training, Transcontinental Race

Testing Mind, Body, and Bike

It's been so long since we have last written a post. So much so we almost decided not to bother anymore. Many things have happened since January which we want to share, details all in good time, here's a quick rundown: We got a place in Transcontinental No 5... Woop Woop! We bought new bikes, because… Continue reading Testing Mind, Body, and Bike

Cycle Touring, Road Cycling, Training, Transcontinental Race

The Merits of Being a Commitment-Phobe

Up to this point commitment phobes have gotten a bad rap. But! I'm here to challenge that. Although, for the sake of clarity I should state that the commitment I'm referring to is to do with everything but relationships. At this point in my life I've tried my hand at a few different things, I… Continue reading The Merits of Being a Commitment-Phobe

Transcontinental Race

TCRNo5 has landed

The hype train is powering full steam ahead as the details of the fifth edition of the Transcontinental Race became public. In true, Transcontinental, style it's a cross between the stunning beauty of Europe and gruelling climbs. Maybe more intriguing, is that this edition is also the first non-coastal finish. There have been changes to… Continue reading TCRNo5 has landed

Gear, Road Cycling

Travel Light, Go Further

Firstly, our apologies we've been away for a while. We've been suffering the post travel blues. After leaving expecting to be on the road for months and years, coming back much sooner is a chuck-norris-roundhouse-kick in the gut that leaves you with many questions. But, we can now say what happened, happened, and there's no point dwelling. It… Continue reading Travel Light, Go Further

Cycle Touring, Gear, Off the Bike

What We’ve Learnt So Far

CYCLING France France is roadie heaven; beautifully smooth tarmac, quiet roads with courteous drivers (excluding the visiting Brits, cheers guys!). We thoroughly enjoyed our time in France, following initially the coast then venturing inland and across to Belgium. The main lessons we learnt in France was that decent maps are a must and stopping before… Continue reading What We’ve Learnt So Far