The Dragon Ride: Going Big (and then going home) —by @bendihossan

Last year I discovered the L’étape Wales, AKA: The Dragon Ride, and decided I would like to ride it. It was too short notice at the time to take part so I made sure to mark it in the calendar for 2018 so I wouldn’t miss out. There’s an abundance of routes to choose from and I’d decided that the 100km or 153km routes would be my options for a last real “big” ride before the Velothon and a good tester to see how I was fairing. The event is a month before the Velothon so there’s plenty of time … Continue reading The Dragon Ride: Going Big (and then going home) —by @bendihossan

Guest Post! RideLondon 2016 – by Steve Castle

‘We’re not doing this again’, said my wife as she caught me wincing as I lifted my fully packed bike bag for the first time – before we’d even left the house… Last year I rather rashly entered myself for the now annual Prudential Ride London 100. It was championed by Boris as a legacy event post 2012 Olympics and seemed like a great ride to do amongst the sights and sounds of the capital and surrounding Surrey countryside. I know it’s not strictly ‘Cardiff by Bike’ but I thought the experiences of travelling to another event away from home … Continue reading Guest Post! RideLondon 2016 – by Steve Castle