Monthly Archive: January, 2014

Who is the ‘Stig’ of Road Cycling

Just seen this video by Peloton Magazine this morning whilst researching for a post on the ‘Stig’ of cycling. Very clever. So Reader who do you think the Stig or Mr H is?… Continue reading

12 hours of Sufferfest videos; a public announcement of craziness

On Sat 25th January we witnessed something special in Athlete Lab as Jarno Lämsä and Antti Ruuska finished 10 Sufferfest videos in a row (12 hours in length all together); rightfully earning them the titles of… Continue reading

Why I thought up the Deca Ironman – Review of my Transcontinental Race

I thought it would be valuable to bring over my race report (to family & friends) for the solo, unsupported Transcontinental Bike Race from London to Istanbul from my other blog – ‘How to… Continue reading

Indoor cycling crossword

Thought I would do something a little bit different today – also an attempt to quiz the coaches at Athlete Lab because they put me to the sword on 4hours of Sufferfest videos yesterday… Continue reading

Yellow Jersey Training: What we have learnt from Cycling’s Greats [2/4]

In the first post we looked at Eddy Merckx – the Cannibal and considered to be the greatest cyclist ever – Fausto Coppi – 5 time Giro, 2 time Tour de France & World Champ,… Continue reading

First Ever Brutal Deca Solo Challenge – Exclusive Interview

‘Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish’ This is the extraordinary account of why BrutalEvent’s Claire Smith, in her own words, will swim the English Channel, cycle from Lands End to John O’ Groats and finally run… Continue reading

World’s Top 10 Extreme Triathlons – Let me know what events I missed!

Originally posted on #ShutUpLegs:
Interval training yesterday @athletelab but if I don’t put everything in, how will I do these events? With all these training for the Deca Ironman in June for some…

Expat Cyclist guide to Singapore

Over the last few days I have had a number of enquirers about the ‘how the hell to you train for a Deca Ironman in Singapore?’/’I mean how do you cycle in Singapore… Continue reading

Dear Lance, Deca Ironman for Livestrong

No fancy photos in this one. Just a simple letter readers. Dear Lance, This letter is not addressed to the media, public, or world of cycling. I hope you can appreciate the need… Continue reading

Elephant in the room – Ironman Triathlon & Relationships

[That Elephant reference wasn’t a statement of your partner!] No doubt many of you have very considerate partners which embrace how you are redefining yourself through the challenge that is the Ironman (or… Continue reading