Inspiration

What inspires you to ride your bicycle? What makes you push the pedals, even when conditions are tough and your legs hurt?

For many, it is a mix of freedom and excitement. The space to think, coupled with the thrill of completing new challenges.

On this page, you will find links to articles that have inspired Life In The Saddle.

Hopefully some of them will inspire you...

  • The #5MaratonasChallenge - A self-made challenge, to ride the five historic routes of the Maratona dles Dolomites over five consecutive days. Beauty and the beast, in the Italian mountains.
  • Book Review - 'Ventoux' - Love, life, death, and cycling. This is one of the most interesting cycling books out there. This is my review.
  • 'Getting 'Cross' - What is cyclocross? Why might it add more interest and diversity to your riding?
  • Game Theory of The Breakaway - With a degree in Economics, game theory has always been a fascinating topic for me. But, how can you apply it to cycling?
  • #RoadsFromRome - 2,300 kilometres of unsupported touring; from Rome, through Tuscany, The Dolomites, Alps, Germany and The Netherlands.



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