Here in the UK we are lucky enough to have one of the top-ranking women’s road races. Rated as a UCI 2.1, The Women’s Tour takes place over five days and features a total of just under 600km of riding. Twelve of the thirteen top-ranking women’s teams in the world took to the start line, […]Read more "Ride-a-long at The Women’s Tour"
When I found out that my employer Ordnance Survey would again be the official mapping partner of The Pearl Izumi Tour Series I was hopeful about the possibility of blagging my way to an event to hand out leaflets or maybe the marketing team might procure some merchandise to give away as prizes. I never imagined that I’d […]Read more "Introducing Team OS!"
As a self-confessed Strava addict, this weekend’s long bike ride was very much inspired by the current Adventure Challenge. Just in case you’re not familiar, Strava is a fabulous app you can download onto your smartphone or synchronize with a GPS device to track your every cycle ride or run. Set up clubs or connect with […]Read more "Adventure Time"
As a leisure cyclist for 6 years and commuter for roughly three of those, I’m a relative newcomer to cycling as a spectator sport. How exciting could it be? Of course, the success of Team GB at 2012 introduced cycling to a whole new audience and I was one of them. I was lucky enough […]Read more "The Revolution Is Now"
As a long-term renter, I sometimes think about what I would do if I owned my own place. Then I realize that all this gallivanting around, going to awesome places and doing awesome things means I’m too busy to even look for a house, let alone pack up all my stuff and move over there! […]Read more "A hoppy home is a happy home"
Hello and welcome to my new-look blog! You’ll notice I am no longer simply ‘Bierebelle’ but ‘Bierebelle…on a bike.’ Following in the tire prints of the lovely chappies at Hop On The Bike, I have decided to combine my love for beer and bicycles and take my blog in a whole new direction. At the […]Read more "Bierebelle on a bike"
It’s a Saturday morning. It’s dark and the torrential rain is beating at my window. I see the clock hands creeping around to 6am and try to ignore it but the alarm goes and I know it’s time for action. I peer out the blinds at the rain bouncing off the pavements and cars, convince […]Read more "Ride for your beer!"