• Are you ready?

    August 24, 2016

    My ride Is now only one week away and everyone is asking me the same question, are you ready? It’s a tough question and quite hard to answer. How many times have you seen boxers say how they’re “100% ready” …

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  • Tour De Lakes 2

    August 23, 2016

    It’s been a year since I started training and went to the Lakes on my first ever “cycling trip”, Tour De lakes. My – very unrealistic – aim was to tackle Hardknott Pass, a huge climb near Eskdale. I took …

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  • Headwind

    July 12, 2016

    Last Sunday I had my hardest ever day on the bike. The mileage (130 miles) and elevation (6800ft) are both things that I have done before, but not with a headwind.I have obviously encountered wind before but never a constant …

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  • Practice Trip

    June 29, 2016

    Last weekend myself and Robert, my main support person in America, went on a little trip in order to experience a few days on the road and also to identify any issues that might arise. The ride was a 2-day …

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  • Back to normal

    May 9, 2016

    A while ago I blogged about the frustrating pain I was having in my lower back while cycling. Since then I have spoke to so many people who are also struggling with back pain both on and off the bike, …

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  • First 100 miles

    April 17, 2016

    So many people have been asking me “Have you done 100 miles yet”. When I tell them no they’re like “what you playing at”. The reality is that I have never cycled before so my training is all about building …

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  • Swimming

    January 22, 2016

    As I mentioned in my last post, I have now started swimming. I’m now two weeks into my swimming training and I wanted to write briefly about the experience having not swam properly since I was in primary school. First …

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  • Bad back

    January 17, 2016

    I didn’t really want to think about this subject, let alone write about it. However you need to confront your problems in order to conquer them. If you have been reading my blogs you will be aware that I have …

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  • Training

    December 11, 2015

    Many people ask how often I train and what I’m doing, so I decided to write a post to elaborate on how I’m preparing myself for the ride. I’m lucky enough to have a Transition Cycle Coaching to help me …

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  • Deaf cycling

    November 9, 2015

    This post was featured in The Guardian newspaper, link here. Since I’ve started cycling I’m often asked if I fancy going out for ride with individuals or groups. As a deaf person this is a bit of a dilema for …

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