Heads you lose Dales you win

The 17th May 2019 me the Bike Boss and 4 friends completed the Etape Du Dales. Branded one of the toughest Sportives in the UK it lived up to its name. For the last 11 months if you had asked me who had won that day I would have said the Dales. We spent 9… Continue reading Heads you lose Dales you win

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Bon Courage – climbing the Tourmalet

19th July Thibaut Pinot delights the French by sprinting away from the remaining GC contenders to win on the Tourmalet! (51 mins and 33 seconds) A summit finish that descends me into a spiral of panic and self doubt! The pros had made it look like hard work, how on earth would I make it… Continue reading Bon Courage – climbing the Tourmalet


9th August – Today You Win

On the 9th August Thomas will be 18; it will be a momentous occasion. At 3:15pm the exact time he struggled into the world eyes wide open and screaming I will launch 🚀 “Today You Win” It’s been a long hard road that has passed in the blink of an eye. I have raised a… Continue reading 9th August – Today You Win

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Friends like these….. 

It's 8:14am and he is late. I know he will still be in his flip flops and I know he was still in the office at 8pm last night and only left home at 10pm when I sent an urgent text saying "Uncle Malcolm thinks we are leaving at 8am......sorry forgot to say! In the… Continue reading Friends like these….. 

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The Cost of a bike life 

Bike Life A year ago I left a drawing in the Bike Boss’ garage when I was picking up Lucy (my bike) who lives there whilst I am in Somerset. The title of the drawing was Bike Life and it featured a wibbly wobbly drawing of a bike in the centre surrounded by a list… Continue reading The Cost of a bike life