Yikes! 

    Yikes – what have I let myself in for? The fat but fit on wheels team have just signed up for the Wiggle 100m Event in the New Forest on the 10th April!  I’ve never cycled 100 miles before? And I’ll be surrounded by professional cyclists … I’d better go knickerless! 😉 If anyone wants…

Over the Top B2TT 2016

Over The Top – March 2016 This was the day we as the fat but fit on wheels team had been dreading. That is – with the exception of Tim … Who had signed both me and Vagner up to this unknowingly! And I thought you were meant to be my best friend … Pffttt!…

No Knickers

    In the past I was always a little annoyed that my perfectly petite derrière was hidden by an abundance of natural padding but in the last few months this worked to my advantage. I’ve done all of my long rides with just my running leggings and haven’t had any pain whatsoever.    However, the…

You’ve got to be Kidding?

  Back 2 The Trenches – Over the Top Anyone got any idea why on earth the Fat but Fit on Wheels team agreed to do this on Sunday 20th after cycling 44miles on Saturday for the BHF London to Reading Bike Ride? The disclaimer that we all signed warned of a risk of DEATH??? You…

Near Death Drama

 Today, we were abandoned! Our leader couldn’t make it to the training session as his little boy wasn’t well.  So, we had to go it alone. Could we cope with a flat tyre or sprung chain? Fearlessly we decided to brave the unknown and set off into rural Berkshire.  We have entered the British Heart…

Over the Top – March 2016

Over The Top – March 2016 This was the day we as the fat but fit on wheels team had been dreading. That is – with the exception of Tim … Who had signed both me and Vagner up to this unknowingly! And I thought you were meant to be my best friend … Pffttt!…

Cleats, Clips, Pedals?

           Whoa …. what? You want me to fasten my feet to the pedals so I’m shackled to my bike whilst dicing with death as I try to keep up with Vagner? Are you mad!!!! Michael gracefully cycles up and down the street unclipping and waving his legs in the air from…

Screaming like a Girl

   It arrived … My new bike! A marvellous black bike with go faster red stripes and of course the obligatory pink that was the crucial part of my check list when choosing a bike (to the guys dismay!). It’s apparently called a Felt ZW4 with discs? But who cares – it’s pink right?   …