© 2017 eat cake tri cycling

November 21, 2017

Since my last blog, I have taken part in two very different Cyclocross races. The first, hosted in a park in Basingstoke, turned out a little flat, in the metaphorical if not literal sense.  It had been very dry in the run-up to the race so the ground was hard packed:...

November 18, 2017

Our new cycling kit is now available online. Check it out and help us spread the word...

October 16, 2017

Easy last ride - don’t think so!!

Setting off for home today we had some tight time lines that we had to maintain so as not to miss our flight. That being said we wanted to fit in one last climb and after much deliberation, sitting on our beds last night, we decided to...

October 14, 2017

Today was the day that we had saved for our biggest effort yet, tackling two category HC climbs; Col du Tourmalet and Col d’Aspin. With the Pyrenees visible first thing this morning, rising above the valley mist, we knew that today would be hot and hard.

Logistics playe...

October 14, 2017



Waking up this morning we both knew that we had been riding hard, the descent down the staircase to breakfast was slow. The upside was the smell of freshly baked bread and homemade jams in addition to the bowl of porridge with banana and honey; the perfect fuel for t...

October 13, 2017


We awoke to a robbery this morning!!! Looking out of the window it appeared that some kind hearted person had stolen the Pyrenees. Covered in a blanket of mist our spectacular view from our room was replaced with a grey dull sky. Not to worry, Brian informed us at bre...

October 12, 2017

With a 05.15am pick up Tim and I both decided that we would take it easy when we set off from Loudet where we are based. The converted farm house is owned by Marianne and Brian and is absolutely lovely with a small gite off to the side should you not wish to be in the...

October 6, 2017

Trying cyclocross for the first time and eating cake!

October 3, 2017

How does one set about an epic adventure? Simple; decide upon a really crazy idea and start putting together the logistics! But can it really be that easy?

Tim and I thought it would be a great idea to tackle some of the best climbs ever to appear in the Tour de Franc...

August 29, 2017