Guest Post! RideLondon 2016 – by Steve Castle

'We're not doing this again', said my wife as she caught me wincing as I lifted my fully packed bike bag for the first time - before we'd even left the house... Last year I rather rashly entered myself for the now annual Prudential Ride London 100. It was championed by Boris as a legacy … Continue reading Guest Post! RideLondon 2016 – by Steve Castle

Epic Rides: Cardiff to Midford and Back Again…

A far cry from the crowds and meticulous organisation of the Velothon just a week earlier, an Audax is nearly always a low-key affair. Paris-Brest-Paris is as glamorous as it gets for those of the randonneuring persuasion. This, you could say is Cardiff-Midford-Cardiff, but that doesn’t have quite the same ring to it. It was … Continue reading Epic Rides: Cardiff to Midford and Back Again…

Epic Rides: Scoping out an Audax route – 25th March 2016

So worth it...

Spring days were made for this. Beautiful, sunny weather, historic landmarks and epic climbs. This was a day that we covered around 190km, climbed over 2,500 metres and burned around 12,000 calories between us. However, it was an opportunity to try out an Audax route (well, at least part of it) that our friend David … Continue reading Epic Rides: Scoping out an Audax route – 25th March 2016