What’s the Point?

Since my last blog we’ve been lucky enough to have experienced a pretty good summer – it feels like we’ve had a good amount of sunshine, and hot dry weather is definitely the best conditions for racing on the grass tracks of the UK. A non cycling related injury sustained to my knee at work [...]

October 13th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

The Importance of Having an Aim

One of my main targets for 2016 was to gain selection and compete at the European police championships – much to my disappointment the event has been cancelled. With the cancellation of this event, my other aim for the season had been to chase my first Cat cycling licence, but I’ve always been more motivated [...]

June 10th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

A Year of New Experiences

The great thing about changing sports after so long as a runner is the new experiences it has afforded me over the last year. One of my highlights has been learning to ride a fixed wheel track bike at the Olympic velodrome. There is something beautiful about the simplicity of track, and track bikes. No [...]

March 30th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

Racing

The best thing about racing in cycling is there is something for everyone. Road racing (Tour de France style races, normally just one day though!), Criterium racing (road racing on a short loop – multiple laps), Cyclocross (racing a bike on a muddy field), Track racing (Velodrome), BMX, Mountain biking....the list goes on. The hard [...]

February 1st, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

Introducing Myself

I’m a former runner, attempting to make a late impact in the world of cycling, or at the very least see how far I can progress in a new sport. Contour Cycles are going to be supporting me for the 2016 season, and I’m going to be writing about my progress and my observations of cycling [...]

December 15th, 2015|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments
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