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Cycle training for longer rides

If you’re training for a long ride of at least fifty miles, it can be hard to break through the psychological and physical barriers that limit your potential distance. For some … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to get free maps onto your Garmin

Adding decent maps onto your Garmin opens up a new world of discovery. No more following the very patchy default maps and trying to guess whether the purple line is … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

From Google Maps to GPX to Garmin – creating a cycle route

Google Maps is a useful tool for creating cycle routes or indeed most other forms of transport. However, it’s by no means straightforward to turn all that planning into a … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marathon World Record Attempt – Wheels of Wisdom Podcast

We head to Richmond Park after receiving a challenge to break the world marathon record. Will we break it or even just make it round? Listen to find out… For … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alana Hurd – Wheels of Wisdom Podcast

How do you raise one million pounds in one year from one million people paying just £1 each? I speak to Alana Hurd, Founder of the My Million To One … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cycling to the Ashes, Oli Broom – Wheels of Wisdom Podcast

What possesses a man to cycle all the way to the Ashes Down Under? I meet Oli Broom to talk cricket in far flung places, the perils of life on … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Super Cycling Man – Wheels of Wisdom Podcast

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no, it’s Super Cycling Man and his attempt to be the first man dressed as a super hero to cycle around the … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Five beautiful Kent villages to cycle to from London

Having spent the last few years cycling around the hills, lanes and villages of Kent at every available opportunity, I’ve been building up a mental list of the best spots … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wheels Of Wisdom podcast meets author Craig Sterling

Craig Sterling: in the second Wheels of Wisdom podcast, I hop on a London Cycle Hire ‘Boris’ bike to meet up with author Craig Sterling to talk publishing, procrastination and … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wheels Of Wisdom podcast meets The Hungry Cyclist

The Hungry Cyclist: in the first of the Wheels of Wisdom podcasts, I cycle to Richmond Park to meet author, adventurer and gastronome Tom Kevill-Davies, a.k.a. The Hungry Cyclist, who … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment