12 challenges for 2014

12 challenges for 2014Yesterday, I posted about how I had stumbled across  road.cc and their ‘Attaining a Higher State of Consciousness’ Challenge 2014′. Since then I have sat and mulled over what I would like to achieve from my cycling in 2014.  I expected it to be a fairly easy contemplation but I’ve found it tougher than expected. I got five straight away but the others took a bit longer and I’m still stumped by number 12. (more…)

New Challenges for 2014

New Challenges 2014It’s now February! Where is the time going? I’m starting to panic a little as London to Paris which I am planning on doing in September is obviously going to come around very quickly. Arghh! I don’t even feel prepared for a 50km ride in two weeks!

But this year was all about new challenges. I turn 36 next week and sometimes, you just have to stop with the ‘oh, maybe next year’ or ‘I couldn’t possibly find the time for that!’ and well, just say ‘yes’. So I said ‘yes’ and it will happen. (more…)

Sport Relief 2014: Robin Hood, Robin Hood and his Merry (Wo)men!

Sport Relief 2014
Penny, Jenny, Hannah and I

I mentioned that this year I have kindly been asked to take part in the #TeamHonk blogger relay for Sport Relief 2014. Whoop! It’s been great fun so far, even the training rides on cold mornings where my fingers and toes have turned numb within 15 minutes of heading out. And that’s even with my thickest woollen gloves and neoprene overshoes – has anyone any tips on how I can conquer this by the way? Please!? It hurts! (more…)