Tour of Britain

A couple of weeks ago, the Tour of Britain came to Cheltenham. Stage 7 of the tour saw the riders go from Hemel Hempstead to my town of 3 years, Cheltenham Spa. I found out that the tour was coming to Cheltenham about a year ago and from then, the excitement has been unreal. Having […]

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My first proper ride on my new road bike happened a few months ago now, and like the title says, it was a major amateur hour. At this point, I did not own any padded shorts or a jersey of any kind. I went out in my Nike trainers, adidas hoody and standard gym leggings. […]

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A token attractive woman

I had planned on sharing a different post to this one as my first time posting for a while, however due to what has happened this week, I thought it only right that I share my views on it. As some of you may be aware, earlier this week, Cycling Weekly published their latest issue […]

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Finishing University

  Earlier this week I handed in my final module of my third year at university. I never thought I would see the day! I studied Editorial & Advertising Photography at the University of Gloucestershire. Throughout these three years I have experienced so much that it is hard to put into words. I started my first […]

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Women in Cycling

It never really occurred to me until last summer when I was working my daily job in the bike department of Halfords, that female bike mechanics are a minority. Having worked with bikes on and off for about 5 years now, I have grown accustomed to working in a “male” environment, and working with men […]

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Hillingdon Cycle Circuit

“The really un-glamorous but at the same time glamorous side of racing.” Last Saturday 25th March, I had the pleasure of heading off to the Hillingdon Cycle Circuit on the outskirts of London, to watch a women’s cycle race. Unlike the men’s races, where each different category of cyclist usually has a separate race, the […]

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Roll for the Soul

Over the past couple of years, cycling has become increasingly popular amongst a wide range of people; from hipster teens to middle aged men in lycra. The higher volume of people cycling has meant that there has also been an increase in the opening of bicycle cafes. From the popularity and success of Look Mum […]

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An Evening at London Bike Kitchen

I first came across London Bike Kitchen (LBK) online when I was researching into the idea of women in cycling and the accessibility for women to become equals in such a male dominated sport/activity. On every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, LBK hosts a free bike workshop for women called a WAG (Women […]

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