Author Archives: iamiain

About iamiain

Nearly 40, cycling newbie, hoping to conquer London To Paris in 2017

A Month In Review

It’s been over a month since I wrote on this blog but a lot has happened in that time and we are hurtling towards our very own D-Day Firstly, Adam and I (plus my future brother in law Ash and … Continue reading

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My Bike Fit Guide

I’d been told by various people that a professional bike fit was a very worthwhile exercise so, with a long distance in the saddle on the horizon, I decided to book myself in for one. My hope was that the … Continue reading

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A Love Of Raleigh Bikes

Recently, I finally got around to catching up with a few things on my TiVo box as they were starting to pile up. One thing caught my eye that I had been meaning to watch for some time, Pedalling Dreams: … Continue reading

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It’s The Paris Countdown…

De, de, derrrrr, de…… de, de, de, de, derrrrrr! It’s the Paris Countdown! With little over three months to go until Adam and I push off for Paris the scale of the journey we are about to undertake is starting … Continue reading

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Bike Beans & Back In The Wind

I’d planned a 40 mile ride today, I thought it would be a nice spring outing! What I got was a breezy, blustery day that made 40 miles feel like 60! It was one of those days where you have … Continue reading

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Things I Found Out On My Bike

I had a day off on Friday as I had dinner and a comedy show booked for mine and Karen’s 6th wedding anniversary so what better way to spend a lovely spring morning than to go for a ride. The … Continue reading

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London Bike Show 2017

Last weekend, Adam and I took ourselves off to the London Bike Show at the ExCel to get some much needed inspiration for our training. While we were obviously most interested in the road aspect of cycling, I think we … Continue reading

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