Sportive: A 99+1 century

Spending my childhood in the Borough of Swindon (a ceremonial county of Wiltshire) is not something from my past that I actively volunteer when it comes to personal information. While I have nothing against it personally, there was an episode of Room 101 where a minor celebrity banished the whole town to the show’s shameful…

Laying the foundations

Set up in April 2014, The Racing Chance Foundation is a charity that has set out to provide the necessary infrastructure and support for women to take part in – and enjoy – competitive bike racing. While the racing calendar is looking ever more healthy when it comes to women’s events, the charity’s approach is…

Sportive: Ride with Brad

On Sunday 11th August 2013 at around 7.30am, I arrived to the very optimistically named Victory Park in the town of Barnoldswick on Lancashire’s eastern borders. The last few brave souls taking on the 160km ride were just setting off and there were hundreds of others milling around who were, like me, about to start…