About Ollie Rastall

Ollie is an award winning business owner and endurance athlete with a penchant for leaving the comfort zone through exercise and adventure. Based in Hampshire, Ollie lives with his wife Anthea and their young children, Seb and Scarlett.

Dragon Devil Ride L’Etape Wales

Some things are meant to be Having focused recent training on short high intensity efforts to replicate a town centre crit, I ended up using a different energy system on Sunday 10th June. Up until two weeks ago, I was down to race my home town crit in Winchester but was rejected due to [...]

By |2018-06-13T06:20:35+00:00June 13th, 2018|Cycling, Road Cycling|0 Comments

Favero Assioma Pedals – Review

Having dived into the world of training with power thanks to my superb Wahoo Kickr and TrainerRoad combination, it was only a matter of time before I felt I 'needed' power when training outside. This is a significant investment so required a lot of research, weighing up all the different options. Crank(s), pedals or [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:54:23+00:00April 11th, 2018|Cycling, Road Cycling|0 Comments

Seale 2/3 Road Race

In true Spring Classics style, 50 or so riders set out in pouring rain down a gravelly, pot-holed farm track towards the start line. The race was clearly going to be a test. A strong field on a tough, but brilliant course, with the added danger of torrential rain. Slippy cornering, standing water hiding [...]

By |2018-04-12T12:52:08+00:00April 9th, 2018|Cycling, Road Cycling|0 Comments

First Road Race of 2018

The Road Season Starts It was a pretty unremarkable return to the road racing scene which was about as much as I could expect from some unremarkable training of late. I'm a great believer in specificity and my training of late has been anything but that. Therefore, I can't grumble at an average race [...]

By |2018-03-27T11:34:05+00:00March 27th, 2018|Cycling, Road Cycling|0 Comments

2017 Road Race Champion

2017 FCCC Clubman Award It was a satisfying evening at the Farnborough & Camberley Cycle Club Annual Dinner, as the Road Race team scooped lots of silverware. Chuffed to have got some silverware from my first full season of road racing. I was happy to have notched up enough British Cycling race [...]

By |2018-02-20T21:23:11+00:00February 10th, 2018|Cycling, Road Cycling|0 Comments

First race of 2018 and it’s back on the 29er!

After a season of honing my racing skills on the road bike, the first race of 2018 saw the return of the 29er to the XC circuit over at the Brass Monkeys event hosted by Gorrick. Stripping off - Brass monkeys! 3 degrees with clear skies meant a chilly start but after a warm [...]

By |2018-01-10T15:35:43+00:00January 8th, 2018|Cycling, MTB|2 Comments