Guest Post: Helmet cam footage wanted for a BBC feature –by @stevecastle

Calling all helmet cam users! I have a request for you… When I am not out riding my bike, I work as a TV sound engineer. I was recently contacted by a producer at BBC Wales whom I have worked with on numerous occasions asking if I or any of the other guys I work with (who also ride) had any helmet cam footage that could be used for an upcoming BBC Wales program. Since none of us usually use a camera on our rides I offered to contact the wider cycling network of Cardiff by hijacking a spot on … Continue reading Guest Post: Helmet cam footage wanted for a BBC feature –by @stevecastle

Tales from the Velothon 2016: Steve Castle

The Velothon 2016 was a no-brainer for me this year, having ridden the inaugural event last year. I registered my interest for this year almost immediately after finishing in 2015 and booked my place from a hotel room in Johannesburg last November in a bid to make sure I got a spot. This year, like last, I rode with Steff, who I know from Flickr, Twitter and even in real life. Although I like to ride off on the climbs and he leaves me for dead on the descents, we were reasonably evenly matched with our riding and had a … Continue reading Tales from the Velothon 2016: Steve Castle