Saying sorry is quintessentially British, but not when you're stealing all the hot water
Don't force yourself to ride when it's only going to prolong your illness. Here's some ideas to keep you busy...
The obligatory team tracksuit means not having to think about what to wear
Listing things isn't just for Christmas
This year, I will ride my bike on Christmas Day for the first time ever. Well, only if it’s not raining, sleeting or icy. And there’s no way in hell…
The troubles you encounter when your room-mate comes with their own personal life narrator
The Team Sky boss will have limited time to find a sponsor and keep his best riders
Katie gets a full body scan, and the results aren't always that kind
Cycling is for everyone – that’s the beauty of it.
It's training camp season for Katie, which involves a soon-to-be-traditional Archibald annual training camp in Lanzarote
We all tick off these established comings-of-age eventually...
Katie reflects on the perils of public speaking and, erm, finishing sentences
There aren’t many feelings worse than approaching the spot where you had secured your beloved bike, only to see a ghostly emptiness.
The nuances that Couchlandrians just won't understand...
Seven things you'll definitely see on every winter club run
"My childhood logic seems to ripple through track cycling, season after season, as the gears get bigger and bigger in the hope of going faster and faster."
Nothing like an existential chat to keep you awake
We all know one...
Katie is all omniumed out after the Nationals, heading into the Track World Cup with GB this weekend
"I’ll be able to go wherever I want door to door and never have to sit in traffic ever again. I also, crucially, will barely have to pedal."
"I don’t like the idea of having pages on the internet in charge of painting me as a person. I don’t like the feeling I get while scrolling through Instagram…
Life under a helmet means getting away with slap-dash hair dyeing
‘Hold your line, keep pedalling’ – track cycling coaches have been repeating this phrase after sprints during training sessions for decades. It’s so that the instructions are burned into the…
Katie gives her professional mechanic boyfriend, Gus, his brief moment in the limelight
Katie muses the bittersweet nature of the experience gift