RIDE FOR UNITY

At the point of writing this, there has been a total of 26.9 million (documented) cases of Covid-19 around the world and around 880,000 (documented) deaths.  It is a heartbreaking reality that we’re all currently living through. I was out of work for five months. This was not by choice – I was very unfortunateContinue reading “RIDE FOR UNITY”

Yorkshire to London(ish)

It has been exactly five months since I was last at work. Slowly but surely, I have been eating into my savings, biding my time and waiting for the phone to ring. It has been a stressful time, to say the least.  As a London resident without employment, as I am sure you can imagine,Continue reading “Yorkshire to London(ish)”

Five tips for bikepacking beginners

This may seem obvious but not planning your route could be catastrophic. Gone are the days where we spend the majority of our time, face down looking at a map, reading the stars or the height or the sun to lead us home (If you can do this, more power to you!) Applications such asContinue reading “Five tips for bikepacking beginners”

Yorkshire Trigonnée

I reached the top of the marshland climb, now in the shadow of the mountain before me.Tired, exasperated and weary. I finally spotted a gravel path up to the summit. The gravel however, on closer inspection wasn’t anything of the sort. Rocks and pebbles filled the path leading up the steepest part of the ascentContinue reading “Yorkshire Trigonnée”

The South Downs Way

Planning a bikepacking trip for the first time is not only nerve-racking but it is scary. The unknown. Yes, watching Youtube videos, listening to podcasts and reading blogs is going to help, double-checking all your gear and doing trials is certainly going to stop those little mistakes but how ready can you be heading into the unknown?