London to Brighton charity cycle ride, this weekend

 Speaking of cycling – yes, I realise it’s pretty much all I do on here now – this weekend I will be pedalling 55 miles from London town down to the seaside in aid of the British Heart Foundation. I’ve got a heart, you’ve got a heart, and some cash would make both of ourContinue reading “London to Brighton charity cycle ride, this weekend”

April Cycling BHAG Update

(Meet The BHAG) April has been close to perfect for the BHAG. It has luxuriated under sunny skies the whole month long and been satiated by many, many miles. The commute home has become slightly shorter and tougher, thanks to the Olympics. Woolwich common is covered in building works for shooting events, so right at the endContinue reading “April Cycling BHAG Update”

February Cycling BHAG Update

(Meet The BHAG) It’s starting to get warmer; I’ve discarded the winter cap from under the helmet and the big thick winter gloves are gone too. The winter riding gear I settled on in November – Rapha Merino underlayer, Berghaus t-shirt and softshell jacket combo – is starting to feel a bit too warm, particularly as I’mContinue reading “February Cycling BHAG Update”

The 2011 Cycling BHAG

At work at the moment, we’re contemplating the BHAG (pronounced ‘bee hag.’) The BHAG isn’t an old crone. It is, perhaps, slightly monstrous. Certainly, it should provoke a small amount of fear, a smidgen, a brief, cold press up against your heart. Mainly though, it should be inspiring. The BHAG is the Big Hairy AudaciousContinue reading “The 2011 Cycling BHAG”

Six things I have learned from cycling home

The clunk of the crank and the spin of the wheels with sun in their spokes; the way your legs move like you’re running but your feet never touch the ground. Stopped traffic, the smooth swoop of a fast corner and with it the freedom of the city. I cycled quite a lot when IContinue reading “Six things I have learned from cycling home”