Tough times result in getting yourself tougher to deal….

Well, where to start? Its been an unreal winter really. Endless snow, fantastic skiing and more powder days than I have fingers and toes! The school has been quite busy and had enough teaching to survive topped up with chalet cleaning and odd jobs. However, this winter has been strange really. It was the first …

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Snow is here at last and missing the bikes already!

Its strange, normally when the snow arrives I pack the bikes away and do not give them much though until late february when I begin training. This year has been a little different and I have being trying to put my finger on the reason. Maybe its been because the weather has been so dry …

Need to race…..

I did an interview at the beginning of last season about riding, racing and getting old as a professional sports person. It featured in the Guardian on Sunday Newspaper and on pedalfeet a blog for the Guardian online cycle section. I like the interview, all of it is as true now as it was 12 …