Train in Vain

Returning to work is not without some advantages, There is an excellent on campus gym for a start. Back to work with a bump, sort of. I work at a university so returning to work after my paternity leave during the summer break meant I had a gentle reintroduction to the workplace. With no classes or…Read more Train in Vain

Dad with bike – Will Race

The countdown is on to my first proper race of the year, the Cream O the Croft Enduro. For past races I've put in a reasonably structured gym plan complimented by a more haphazard "time spent on the bike plan". With no access to a gym and time on the bike being my main source…Read more Dad with bike – Will Race

Progression – Chasing Form

Often when riding, I get the nagging feeling that even though I'm trying to progress my skills and become a smoother, faster rider. That last year, I was fitter and faster. Turning the cranks, trying to move forward, deliberately practicing skills and sessioning challenging trails, yet sometimes I feel like I'm just going backwards. Mostly…Read more Progression – Chasing Form