Archive for March, 2010


Bike Chimp’s latest London to Paris training ride in the Surrey Hills turns out to be harder than expected. Maybe group one wasn’t such a good idea.

Switch to clipless pedals, and you will fall off. Passers-by will laugh. You will feel a prat. Life continues. Former England rugby star, Will Carling, has just found this out the hard way and he’s been honest enough to post about it on his blog. Sadly, there’s no picture or video, but any Welshman, Scotsman […]

Bike Chimp races against Rebecca Romero in the 2010 Middlesex RC 10-mile time trial and loses, but only by 12 seconds. Not bad for a monkey on a bike.

Fabian Cancellera descends at insane speed in the 2009 Tour de France. Bike Chimp is full of respect for the great Spartacus.

Bike Chimp spends a day riding in Kent to check out the route of the 2010 BikeRadar Live sportive. The Circuit of Kent sportive in September also looks worth entering.

Bike Chimp rides the East Surrey Hardriders 2010, one of the classic early season time trials. He might be slower than riders old enough to be his father, but at least he sets a personal best for the course.