Scott Foil is a Strava winner

They say that it’s all in the mind and another great quote is “it’s not about the bike”. Well I don’t know about that. Last night I was dreading the ride thinking that my legs would not be up to it. I sat in for long periods and struggled to close the gaps when I…

Sharing the load. 3T Ergosum bar review

It was really warm as the group gathered by the pier with lots of faces that I had not seen before. It all started slow enough but then it gradually increased in speed.  It was the same old bunch at the front but with some notable reinforcements. Not only were these guys strong but willing…

Overdoing it and the Scott Foil

I have been riding ever harder despite telling all that rest is the most important part of any training program. I can’t resist a hard ride. The feeling of riding on the limit is like a drug  I give into every time that I get on the bike.  Last Sunday all that I wanted to…

Winter riding in May with the Scott Foil

My bike is in bits. I’d put off servicing it over and over other than minor adjustments. Its coming up for three years old and it has never had a full service. Be warned, if you love your bike, regardless of cost, it needs servicing. For those of you with high value bikes it makes sense…

Illustrious company

We had a Scott training session today that started with some information on setting up the bikes and details of the 2012 models and finished with a ride. The high point for me was seeing the new Scott Foil(if I wasn’t flying back from the Pyrenees on Tuesday Caroline would have given me one to…

Wet windy and muddy

Today was a treat as I’d be riding with the Awesome Wootton, fresh after claiming another PB (52:41 – that’s an average of 28.47 mph!) and another session with Simon Smart in the wind tunnel at Drag2Zero. That last session has resulted in another 15 watts power (20sec over 10 miles!). Also joining us was…