I've known Anna Cipullo for only 18 months, since we worked together at the Bike Blenheim Palace event in 2012. She was doing some sterling work at the event representing the CTC as a local cycling officer..... Currently Anna is working for Science In Sport and engaging the dealer network with their range of energy products. In her own words, here's Anna's story from sport loather to cycling lover: 'Six yea ...Read more ›
Mrs Claus’ Sack – Some Christmas gift ideas for the bike girl or woman cyclist in your life… Ho! Ho Ho!
Cycling related gifts for your girl's stockings...... With some tongue in cheek and by no means comprehensive, hereâ€™s our Christmas gift suggestions for the lady cyclist guy in your life. Or perhaps for her birthdayâ€¦.. 1 - Christmas Lights - Lezyne Femto What would Christmas be without some colourful lights to put on your tree and on your bike? Light up your loved ones with a funky â€śFemtoâ€ť quick-release lig ...Read more ›
First impressions were: whatâ€™s the difference? I had been happily using the standard saddle that came with my Scott hybrid, and my only quibble was the colour. White saddle and sweaty black shorts? Grubby. I was very interested to see how Fiâ€™zi:kÂ wouldÂ justify the price. Although letâ€™s be fair. Two years ago I couldnâ€™t grasp the need for a bike that cost more than ÂŁ200, and now I can spend three times that ...Read more ›
Secret Cyclist? You suspect your friends think youâ€™re mad, donâ€™t you? They ask, with a slight snigger, how the cyclingâ€™s going. Whether you slogged up any hills at the weekend. They gently mock your lycra collection. This might make you reluctant to mention your hobby. You might avoid sharing the achievements of your sport. You might gloss over the highs and lows, for fear of boring your mates and colleague ...Read more ›
Over the years I've been asked many times to recommend bikes suitable for women. Easy you think? Well, no. The woman is a very different animal to the man & hence, has a very different wants list. If a male pal asks for some advice, or if we end up on some bike related chat at the pub, then there exists a foundation of knowledge & intent - we both know where things are heading. And there is usually ...Read more ›