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: The CARTEN100: Marmite whatever the weather – By Dan Allsobrook @eggynewydd

It’s been part of the Welsh cycling furniture for well over a decade and it continues to provide all sorts of experiences to love and hate, along with an amazing personal challenge to cyclists of all kinds. My bike has been cleaned up and my leg muscles are still humming. I’ve been there and literally got the t-shirt. Overall, I’m pretty pleased with my second attempt at the CARTEN100 Cardiff to Tenby cycle ride. I managed to knock over an hour off my previous best, finishing in just over 8 hours. Let’s clear one thing up. It’s not 100 miles. … Continue reading Guest Post: The CARTEN100: Marmite whatever the weather – By Dan Allsobrook @eggynewydd