February 2017

The App on my phone tells me that there's just 166 days and 1 hour until the beginning of TCR no.5. Yikes...?! What I do on each of the next 166 days will have some contribution towards my experience of the race. The way I picture it, each day might entail a marginal gain, or …

January 2017

The beginning of 2017 brought with it the awaited email from TCR organiser Mike Hall, confirming that I have a place in the race this year. If you don't know what the Transcontinental is all about, this link will give you a quick overview. But in short it's a solo and unsupported bike race, covering a course of approximately …

Transitions

So, over the past couple of months I've been busy moving to / settling into my new hometown of Glasgow. Thoughts of the TCR No.5 have been neatly stored on a shelf in my mind. My new commute does take in the Clyde Arc everyday - across the river and into the city center. Despite the weather, Glasgow wasn't …