I, like many, am in awe of Mark Beaumont who recently cycled around the world in 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes, covering an average of 230 miles a day. How on earth did he keep going? What lessons are there for us mere mortals? Have you ever wondered why healthy people like Mark […]
The problem Over the years I have owned many bikes. It has not been a great experience. Every single one was bought as the “this is it” bike and much time and money spent on tweaking the setup to get it just right. But it never was. Every bike started out as someone else’s interpretation […]
A few shots of riding off-road in the Pyrenees.
I crashed whilst mountain biking in the Pyrenees last week. It hurt. Ten days have now passed and tomorrow I will have my tenth ‘first’ examination of the injuries. Each time the conclusion has been to refer me onwards, and at each link in the chain they have repeated the same first examination and induced […]
After the First World War, much work was done to find a way to measure fatigue but it was deemed such a subjective concept as to be impossible to develop any meaningful way of objectively measuring it. It was not possible to fathom out the complex interaction between emotional, physical and mental aspects of fatigue […]