"My overwhelming emotion recently has been the feeling of belonging."
Jeni is living proof of just how cycling can become a bedrock of social interaction and happiness way beyond the bike itself.
This summer, we're supporting world record Atlantic rower Kiko Matthews woman as she takes on single-use plastic via an epic bike ride, riding 7200km around the British coastline whilst raising awareness of plastic misuse.
Ever find yourself falling into the trap of feeling you have to ride with certain people, to grind out particular distances? Jeni has an alternative approach that just might make you fall in love with cycling all over again.
Jeni Sanderson is an expert in positive psychology - and we all know how crucial that can be on your bike. Here's how to get the best out of yourself, both in cycling and beyond...
The London Bike Show will never have seen the like. We're joining forces with those lovely folk from Casquette to host 'Casquette LIVE with VeloVixen'. It promises to be THE big reason for coming to this year's London Bike Show (29-31st March)...
When we asked you for your stories about how you got the cycling bug after the age of 40, we expected a few tales. But not 100s! And such moving, inspiring ones at that.
Here are just some of our favourites - and the eventual winner...
In a recent Strava report, what stood out the most was that “cyclists in their 40s and 50s ride further and faster.” I wanted to investigate if cyclists really are fitter in middle age than in their 20s...
Part two of Maria David's epic Christmas Rapha 500 ride - in which she covered 500km whilst everyone else was beached on the sofa after one mince pie too many.
Setting yourself a big challenge is a great way to motivate yourself to increased fitness, becoming a better cyclist and a huge sense of euphoria and pride.
But this year I'm focusing on something more subtle. And it needs a little imagination and sparkle.
"Well I went for my walk with little success. I only managed 0.9 miles before I had to give up go home and build a jigsaw instead. Sorry it's not going to be a light and fluffy read today."
Read more about how Elaine rebuilt through the support that only cycling can offer.
They're our most popular product bar none. They're made in Latvia. People keep coming back to buy more. And they attract rave reviews. So just why do us female cyclists love them so much?
Last year when on a cycling trip to Paris I stumbled across a triathlon in the elegant town of Chantilly. It looked a pretty big event, with the town, which is normally famous for horse-racing, filled with triathletes. It was a glorious day, and in fact I enjoyed the vibe so much that I got waylaid over there and arrived in Paris quite late that evening.
I decided at that moment that I would take part in that triathlon.
Managing work, family, chores and time on the bike is a fine juggling act.
When life gets busy, stress levels ramp up or time is short it can be easy for exercise and recreation to slip down our list of priorities. Juliet Elliott should know...
How my ride went with Dame Kelly Holmes; clue: I wasn’t first up the climb, and I didn’t win the sprint to the café!
I had the privilege of going on a women's bike ride with Kelly Holmes last month. Yes, Kelly Holmes, the double gold medallist from track and field. Recently she's got into cycling...
In a world in which we're bombarded by ways to compare ourselves to others, it can all feel a bit overwhelming. It's easy not to appreciate your own achievements.
All the more reason, Juliet argues, to take stock of where you are and where you’ve come from, comparing yourself against no one else but… yourself!