TRIATHLETE'S BLOG

Assume the (aero) position

Having managed to PB on a halfway house TT position last week (see previous post), this week I got to ride the Giant Trinity with its new...

Rejection, Puncture, PB repeat

With mixed experiences at cycling Time Trials in recent weeks, in early June 2018 I searched the CTT website and found a ‘fast course’ to...

Giant TCR Advanced SL1

Edit June 2021: Want to read about the new 2021 Giant TCR? That's over on my new website, The Sartorial Cyclist! I blogged back in March...

Back to the time trial drawing board

Last night I went hunting for a PB and came away with nothing but frustration. What was supposed to be an attempt at a new 10-mile time...

The never-ending search for speed

So, what’s happened since my last incomprehensible rant? Well, I ran my slowest competitive 10km for many years (accepting that it was at...

ABLOC Arrive bidons (water bottles)

Every now and then a piece of completely unessential yet desirable cycling kit comes along. It’s what the UK military calls “Gucci Kit”:...

Parcours Passista (disc brake) wheels

It’s almost universally accepted that one of the most effective upgrades you can make to your bike is to swap out the standard wheels for...

A bike fit with a difference

I must have had five or six Retul bike fits over the years, including fittings on previous road and time trial bikes with Garth Kruger at...