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SKS Raceblade Mudgaurds XL Review
For those thinking “what mudguards can I put on a Boardman Team Carbon bike” you won’t go far wrong with the SKS Raceblade XL.
Tear in my wetsuit
That’s torn it!
I guess this happens to most people but, with about a month to go before my first tri of the year and no money for a new one, a torn wetsuit is the last [...]
St Georges Day Sportive
First proper “event” of 2013 saw me and several hundred others descend on a school in Princes Risborough on a relatively chilly Sunday morning. [...]
Sony NWZ-W273 Walkman waterproof MP3 player – Currently testing
Full review coming soon. Ive always wanted a good mp3 player to use on those long swimming sessions. Could this finally be one that lives up to the product [...]
Planet X 52mm Carbon Clincher Wheelset – Full Review
The wheels arrived in a huge box and where well packaged and secure. With the Planet X logo on the rim tape peaking out of the top of the box I already had [...]
More open water swimming – what a difference a week makes !
Always one for looking around and because my previous open water venue was holding a race I decided to look elsewhere to see if I could find another venue. [...]
A new season and some new wheels – literally!
Now I love my trusty Boardman, but like most guys I want to be able to squeeze every ounce of power out of it that I can. After doing a bit of research on [...]
Open Water Swimming
Up until recently all of my swim training has been in the pool. The only time I’ve ever swum in open water (apart from the sea) has been in a race. So I [...]
Pizza Pies – Building shoulder strength for swimming
Much as I love the odd pizza, nobody I’ve ever come across got fitter or stringer from eating it! So when I found this weight training exercise on the [...]
A new season approaches – faster, stronger, fitter and pizza pies!
The coached running sessions with Let’s Get Running have been just what I needed to put some focus and discipline into my running training. I can really [...]