24/240 – What really happened?

It's 6am, I've been pedalling for an hour and a half since my four hour nap to get over the last 120 miles. The suns coming up, but my hearts starting to sink for I've entered the valley of doom. I'm tired, fatigued and simply not getting the fuel back in. My legs start to [...]

One for the ladies!

British Cycling Breeze Program You may remember that some time ago I attended a course to become a Breeze Champion Ride Leader and since I returned from Greece I have working towards getting some regular rides off the ground. What is Breeze? Breeze is a program set up by British Cycling with the goal of [...]

You can’t always get what you want…

It’s been a week since I returned to the UK from my Greek adventure and although it was a tough decision to make, I know it was the right one. When you’ve got big plans ahead and you get the opportunity to train all day in the consistent sunshine, surrounded by the beautiful clear blue [...]

“It happens to the best of us….”

"It happens to the best of us..." at least that’s what they say, but does it really??! Last week was my first week on the job as the Cycle Guide with real customers and everything!! The last few weeks have been totally stressful with so much work to do and the fears creeping in! Anxiety [...]

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Zankynthos, First Impressions

So I arrived on the island of Zankynthos, Greece on Sunday 14th May 2017. Filled with mixed emotions, nervous, excited and filled with questions as I ventured into the unknown. The flight was pleasant enough, although a very early start and the roughest landing I have ever encountered, I think the pilot almost run out [...]

Spiceys Greek Adventure!!

I am super pleased to announce that I will be flying out on Sunday 14th May for my next adventure which will take me to Greece to work as Head of Cycling for The Peligoni Club on the beautiful island of Zankynthos. I will be managing all of all the cycling activities, the cycle hut, [...]

Thursday Thoughts & Recovery

So its been a couple of weeks since my Paris trip. There’s always mixed feelings after this kind of trip, like post event blues after all the excitement has died down and its back to reality. Its good to use this time to reflect on the trip and to work on a healthy recovery strategy. [...]