This is the first post in my new blog series, Q & A Friday's. Every Friday I will choose one comment I received, either in the comment section of one of my blog post or on my social media platforms. This week the question I will be answering is, "What are the best cycling shoes … Continue reading What are the best cycling shoes for bicycle touring?
For most people, attempting the Everesting Cycling Challenge will be the hardest ride they have ever done. I was no different. I attempted an "Everesting" for the first time in 2017 and failed miserably. I attempted one again later that same year, but failed again. This is the story of my first TWO unsuccessful Everesting … Continue reading How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge
I will never forget my first 100km bicycle ride. I bonked so HARD! The same thing happened during my first 200km ride. Needless to say, I have learnt the hard way that bonking is not fun. Bonking in cycling is a very common phenomenon that I think every cyclist has experienced. Bonking is not something … Continue reading How to avoid BONKING and conquer every long ride!
There is something that all great cyclist and runners have in common. You will see this if you watch professional sport on television, or if you have been fortunate enough to see a professional athlete train in real life. They all have incredible state control. What is State Control? State control in cycling or running … Continue reading The art of “state control” in cycling and running
You may think that choosing between road shoes and mountain bike shoes, would be decided by what type of bike you ride. If you ride a road bike, you wear road shoes, and if you ride a mountain bike, well... you wear mountain bike shoes. I am here to make the case that you do … Continue reading Road Cycling Shoes VS MTB Shoes: What should you buy and WHY?
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