RH+ Ladies Elite Shorts

If you’re looking for a strap free short that stays firmly in place, then these stylish performance shorts from RH+ could be the right fit for you. They’re a comfortable, high performance short, with typical Italian styling.

RH+ Venere Ladies Jersey

RH+ are a stylish Italian brand across numerous sports. This summer, Diane and the team are looking at their latest designs. Here’s their stylish Venere performance jersey for women, tested by Diane in the South of France sun.

Biehler Signature Ladies Bib Shorts

Stylish performance bib shorts from German brand Biehler ,tested in the South of France by Diane – are these shorts as good as they look – read on and find out 🙂

Biehler Supreme Cycling Jersey

Biehler like to design modern cycle clothing that also perfroms at the highest level. Riding in the south of France is uncompromising, with steep hills and a hot sun, so kit needs to work well. And, as a women, it also needs to look good – so let’s take a look 😉

Mont Ventoux with Diane Vilarem

Mt Ventoux? The legendary climb. For whatever reason everyone kept talking about it. “Have you ridden Mt Ventoux yet? It’s awesome” If you google famous Col’s in France this one always pops up high up on the list. I had to find out why! Could it be even harder than the holy grail of the French Riviera – Col de la Bonette?

DS Pro Floweral Outlines One Piece Suit

Cyclists wants to look stylish and to be confident while riding, and DS PRO has really captured this into their selection of outfits. And, as women we want and deserve to be stylish. Having examined the new DS Pro Floweral Outlines one-piece TriSuit when it arrived, it was soon time to actually put it on and get out riding into the French Maritime Alps.

Col de Turini from Nice

The Col de Turini is a classic route in the hills close to Nice. It’s featured on the Tour de France and is a favourite formany locals riders. Read Diane’s account,as she chooses this as her first ever mountain col cycle route.

Why should Cyclists do Yoga

So, why should cyclists do yoga?

Not only do we spend more and more time sitting (working on a computer, watching TV, driving, etc.) but, as cyclists, we tend to adopt a posture that pushes us to arch over our handlebars and move in a forward direction. This creates neck pain, shoulder and back strain and especially tight hip flexors. In addition, sitting for hours on a saddle leads to a shorter and underdeveloped psoas muscle (if you don’t know what or where your psoas muscle is located have a look at this).