Should you go cycling with your earphones?

This is a quick article on riding with earphones and if you should do it. The most important thing on the bike is your vision and not being able to hear what is around you is not going to make a considerable difference to your safety.Continue Reading

You can push harder than you think you can and you must

When it comes to pushing yourself on the bike you can push a lot harder than you think you can. It is incredibly satisfying  when you’ve finished a race or a workout and you know that you gave it absolutely everything. This requires the mindset of  a fighter. You have to ride like a man posessed. A man possessed by passion, obsession and an unrelenting desire to push yourself to the absolute limit. You must unleash your killer instinct.Continue Reading

How much does a pro cyclist ride in a year?

Back in the day when I had great aspirations of being a top pro rider I had always wondered how much the pros actually do during the year. I searched the net for hours but I couldn’t find a satisfactory answer. Not only that but I also wanted to know how intense their training was. It has only been in recent years since pros have started putting all their training on Strava that I discovered the answers.Continue Reading

How never to exercise again

What do you mean I never exercise again? Do you expect me to live my life all sedentary and shit farting it away on the couch? No, I want you to take the word exercise and remove it from your vocabulary. Now replace it with the word adventure and let’s define adventure. The words we use to describe what we are doing and the meanings we give those words have a powerful effect on our execution or lack of it.Continue Reading

Asean Bike Tour 2017 | Epic Adventure & A Lottery For Position

The Asean Bike Tour was a special event unlike anything I’ve ever done. I was notified a week before the time that this “race” was on and I had little desire to do it so I declined the invitation at first. After a few days of not actively thinking about it and people encouraging me to do it I thought fuck it, let’s do this!

I would be lying if I said the huge prize purse was not a motivational factor for me. With just over 3000$ for the win and 300$ less for every subsequent position till 10th place it presented a great opportunity to go from broke as a joke to making it rain.Continue Reading