The holiday season is fast approaching! The holidays are usually a time when people binge out on as much unhealthy food as they can, only to follow that up with cringeworthy new year’s resolutions, that go forgotten a week or two later. It does not have to be like this. In this post I will … Continue reading 5 Tips to stay skinny during the holiday season and beyond
It may sound crazy, but it is completely possible to go bicycle touring in Europe on €10 a day. In this post I will tell you how you can conduct your own budget-friendly bicycle tour in Europe. I will share stories from my own experience doing exactly that, as well as information I have gathered … Continue reading My guide to Bicycle Touring in Europe on €10 a day!
Caffeine and more specifically coffee, plays an important and vital role in society. Cyclist, like most people, are completely addicted to caffeine. "Coffee ride?" and "Let's stop at the coffee shop" are phrases you will hear every time you go cycling with friends, but have you ever wondered what effect caffeine has on your body … Continue reading How to use caffeine to benefit your cycling performance
Have you ever ridden with someone who rides a bike with a whole lot of spacers above his or her stem? Looks hideous, does it not? You might be blushing, because that person could be you. Don't worry, I am not here to have a go at you about what your bike looks like. In … Continue reading Uncut carbon steerers and bicycle fork failure
The process of buying your first road bike is extremely exciting. However, if you have no cycling experience you may not know where to look and what to look for. A mate of mine recently asked me to help him buy his first road bike on the second-hand bike market. It got me thinking… what … Continue reading What to look for when buying a second-hand road bike
I have done a lot of work on this site the past few days. Now it is time to have some fun and talk about something I really get excited about. STRAVA! I have been using Strava since the first ride I ever did on my first road bike. I would estimate that 99.99% of … Continue reading The Unwritten Rules of STRAVA and KOM HUNTING
By now you are probably familiar with the cycling challenge known as Everesting. If not, it is fairly easy to understand. This is how they describe it on the Everesting website: The concept of Everesting is fiendishly simple: Pick any hill, anywhere in the world and complete repeats of it in a single activity until … Continue reading How to Finish Your FIRST EVERESTING Cycling Challenge