The year's end- part one

It's a big one this time. Following Ryedale GP there were a multitude of events as I sprinted for the end of the season. It's certain to say that my racing calendar was well and truly backloaded with events. This was to make up for the sparse start to the year where I was hampered by illness and academic commitments. In September I raced every weekend which is the first time I've had such a block of road races since 2017. It was a great feeling to be back in the swing of thin

Leicester Castle Classic

The previous week in the lead up to Leicester was spent on a very lovely holiday, or as I like to call it, an opportunity to train on some different roads. We visited the isle of Wight and my Grandparents who inhabit the island. I spent a large amount of time exploring the fantastically undulating roads. I never climbed less than 1000m in 2hr rides. The tendency to come to the coast and the end of a road during a 15 minute interval was somewhat pleasant if not conveniently in