Coffee Stop Snob

We used to base our rides around the route. Now we base them around the cafe stop, the wind and then the route in that order

If I Were Strava CEO

If my Strava personal assistant (and let’s call her Sally) offered me the chance of setting up such a goal, reminded me of it, reported against my progress and even gave me a nudge if I was below schedule for that period, would it make me work a bit harder?

Cotswold Sportive

There was a time when a Sportive would be seen as a big event for me, so much so that I would even lay my clothes out on the floor the night before, write check lists and plan an energy fuelled breakfast. Now, without wanting to sound too cocky, I don’t even want to attend…

Girona

We had two weeks to find a house 1000 miles away that was suitable for 8 people. We found Girona.

Chimp versus Strava

Pretty much each time I have finished my ride I like to scroll through my Strava segment summary and look for highlights in the ride. Now let’s make it clear right from the off that I’m not one of those KOM guys, far from it. In fact, I consider anything remotely close to the top…