Cycling from London to Liverpool

My next challenge will be to cycle from Manchester to London. This is a whopping 220 miles in the saddle. To prepare Kitty, Kati and I pedalled our way from London to Liverpool.

Espresso and Chocolate Energy Balls – for the endurance athlete

A guest post and exclusive recipe for Queen of the Mile by Lucy Pemberton Platt. On my quest for sweets-without-sugar, I fell in love with chocolate energy balls and now I can’t imagine my life without them.  These dinky little snacks are easy to make, they taste...

Becoming a brand ambassador for Queen of the Mountains

Photos by Richard Lewisohn Last Wednesday I mingled my way around a cool art gallery in Fitzrovia with a glass of Prosecco and wearing a jersey from the debut collection of Alicia Bamford's new women's cycling brand, Queen of the Mountains. It was launch night and I...

Forward | The women’s fashion-forward cycling brand with a big heart

I've been following Forward for the past few months after I discovered their account on Instagram. Every so often, filtering through my feed, would be a photo of an eye-catching jersey or a landscape with a strong message in artistic typography. I found that I was...

Winter training tips from Olympic Cyclist Simon Lillistone at the KitBrix launch

Photography by India Hodder Earlier this month on a wet, dank Thursday afternoon, I escaped the city on a train to Parkstone in Bournemouth for the launch of the new KitBrix winter accessories range at Rockets and Rascals, Poole. KitBrix have served me well during...