Lycra is a privilege not a right

Last year a friend sent me a text with a photo of her husband in his newly acquired Rapha  head-to-toe cycling kit, standing proudly in front of a brand new Trek road-bike. She commented to my amusement that ‘lycra is a privilege not a right’. Continue reading “Lycra is a privilege not a right”

Cycling in Siracusa – Sicily

There are a number of things to consider when selecting a destination for a cycling holiday. Top of the googling ( I know this is not a proper word, its just one I’ve recently adopted, having had a lost in translation moment with an italian chap ) is usually the cycling terrain. The likely weather conditions are also an important consideration, and of course all the practical matters; getting there, bike hire etc. Continue reading “Cycling in Siracusa – Sicily”