Kit Drawer

QOTM’s pick of cycling, running, outdoor and yoga kit and accessories.

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A London cycling adventure on the FOFFA Plume

I was really excited when classic city and fixed gear bike designers, FOFFA asked me to review their new Ladies Plume. A 'sit-up-and-beg-bike' was something I had never ridden before and I must admit, as a cyclist that doesn't shy away from lycra, dropped handlebars...
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Cycling 220 Miles on the Rapha Manchester to London ride

I could have just got the train, but that’s no fun. It was time to push my limits

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Toujours Francais; Gorgeous breton stripes and Tricolore socks

Seeing as the French do cycling so well, we thought we'd feature some of our French-style favourites on this week's kit feature. I am currently lusting after these French-style retro jerseys from Chapeau. They make me feel like I should be part of the original Tour de...
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Taking the plunge as a freelance writer – again

Not long ago I decided that I like running and cycling so much that I wanted to make a living out of it and become a freelance sportswriter and editor. This isn't the first time I've wanted to make money out of doing something I love and I learnt a lot from that first...
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5 things you shouldn’t do when cycling up Mont Ventoux!

One thing on the to-do list for 2015 was to cycle up a mountain. My boyfriend Andrew and I decided on the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux up the traditional Bedoin route. It was absolutely glorious, particularly in hindsight when I'm safely back on the sofa and the...
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