Introducing Team OS!

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 […]

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Adventure Time

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 […]

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The Revolution Is Now

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 […]

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A hoppy home is a happy home

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! […]

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Bierebelle on a bike

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 […]

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Ride for your beer!

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 […]

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