Parentini Bike Wear

Parentini If you've never heard of Parentini before, they're an Italian company that have been making cycle clothing since 1976 and have supplied custom clothing for professional racing cyclists and teams over the years. I'm delighted to be working with Giampaulo and his team to help develop business within the UK cycling club [...]

By |2019-01-26T14:54:27+00:00January 18th, 2019|Cycling, MTB, Road Cycling|0 Comments

National Marathon XC Championships

Manx100 - was it meant to be? Heading up the M6 fully loaded with the Lavington brothers aboard, a text came through from the ferry company that our 11am crossing from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man, had been cancelled. Liverpool or Cannock Chase? With the race starting at 0600 the next [...]

By |2018-08-04T11:09:11+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Cycling, MTB|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

Enforced Rest

There comes a time when rest from all activities and endeavours is required. Having broken two ribs a week or so ago, my consultant who treated my Achilles issue today thought it was brilliant timing. My CV fitness is taking a hit. I can feel it already. Body fat is on the up and the [...]

By |2016-09-28T20:17:55+00:00September 28th, 2016|Cycling, MTB, Running, Trail Running, Training|0 Comments

The Skelly 400

Skelly just loved a 'Skelfie' The Skelly 400 So I'm a bit early to be talking about 2017 but along with my O2e colleagues, I'm excited to share the news that we are launching this event in honour of our late friend. Over the last few years, Skel completed his own new year [...]

By |2017-05-07T20:48:17+00:00September 11th, 2016|Charity & Community, Cycling, Events, MTB, Road Cycling|0 Comments