Spiceys Mini-Big Adventure #1

OK, so its time to reveal the plan!... I've been trying to think of a way to test out my endurance, taste some real adventure in foreign lands and also see if I can cope living out a bag for a few days. I set off tomorrow. The Challenge: Cycle to Paris and back in [...]

Chiltern Fosse 200km and Lessons Learnt

Its 05:15 on a Saturday morning and the alarm goes off. ‘Seriously?!’ I think to myself… 'urgh, here we go'. I struggle to drag myself out of bed, I hadn’t managed much sleep, about 5 hours which is not a lot for someone who absolutely can't function without their sleep. I was feeling too nervous and [...]

My First Audax

Since starting my long distance training, I have been looking for new trails, new routes and ways to generally keep the miles ticking by whilst keeping the routes inspiring and entertaining. One day, someone said to me, ‘why don’t you do an Audax?’ I have to admit, I had never heard of it before and [...]