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Welcome to the Blog!

Greetings you lovely reader,

I wanted to create another area (apart from Youtube and Instagram) that I can share tips, advice, adventures, and products I rate so welcome to the blog.

In case you are new here, I started cycling in 2014 while on a gap year in Australia. I bought my bike from the Giant store in Adelaide and absolutely fell in love with riding. Back then though I weighed just over 100kg and struggled to ride more than 20km.

But I stuck at it (even when being called fat and a mixture of other unpleasant names while riding). I took my time upping my distance, and eventually started climbing mountains. (I love hills, if the website name didn't give that away ha).

Fast forward to today I love endurance riding (610km is my furthest in a single ride) and also have started racing - as well as losing around 35kg. So I wanted this to be a place where you can come, learn more about bikes, the adventures I go on and also (hopefully) leave inspired to go on your own adventures.

Here are my before and after pics in case you are starting from a similar position.

If you have ANY questions at all head over to my

YouTube or my Instagram page and I look forward to chatting to you there.

This is the first post to get the blog going so head back soon and there will be to read.

Also, let me know the type of things you would like to read about on the blog - I want to make it as useful and helpful to you as possible.

Speak soon,

Katie x

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Jun 22, 2023

I am a 77 yr old Aussie living in Hamilton Vic. I have been riding bikes on & off for 70+ years. My latest bike is a Marin Bobcat Trail 4 29er and I love it. Ride Road Trail and Bike paths. 25 to 40 kms 2 or 3 times weekly. Enjoy your YouTube videos. Is the before pic at the beach in Adelaide? Cheers Champy 🚴‍♀️🐬


John Turnbull
John Turnbull
Sep 05, 2022

I really enjoy your YouTube videos, I'm a bit jealous of your hill climbing abilities. I started cycling last June at the age of 61 after a break of about 20 years , first a mtb and now an old road bike, I've lost almost 3 stone and feel great, ish ( age related pains lol ) longest ride 46 miles so far , got a 55 mile London to Brighton this coming weekend and my biggest hill climb to date. Keep the video's coming they are great inspiration, even for an oldy.

John T ( West Sussex)


jeff whelan
jeff whelan
Sep 17, 2021

Love you to bits and enjoyed the videos on your treatment with Dr Phil however the average cyclist cannot afford £350 an hour this is a lot to most people especially in todays climate.

this appears to be a trend on Youtube that most things are beyond cyclists needs,


andrew burden
andrew burden
Dec 19, 2020

Your videos are such a guilty pleasure for me. I'm a ccMTB rider and was so happy when you found the joy of mud sweat and gears 🤣.

I'm currently recovering from a broken wrist that I got while riding.

My bike sustained damage too and still needs repair 😢.

Due to your influence I'm considering buying an adventure bike through the ride to work scheme next year.

When things get back to normal come to Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 and ride one of our many MTB parks.

BIKE PARK Wales is a good one.

Thanks again for all the great videos 😉


Juliet Hopper
Juliet Hopper
Aug 07, 2020

Hi Katie, like you I started cycling in 2014 but about 2 years ago I stopped, it was like I fell out of love with it. Last month I started going out again, and around that time I discovered your YouTube channel. Just wanted to say how much I'm enjoying it. Keep up the good work!

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