Aoife Glass

Writer, editor, science communicator



Visit my new site!

I’m working on a brand new website, and will be migrating the content from this site over the next few weeks.

Come on over and say hi!

Watch this space…

After a LONG period of quiet while I was working as Women’s Editor at, I’ve taken some time to develop a brand new website which I’ll set live shortly. When it does, I’ll be redirecting from this site to the new one.

It’s LIVE!


Scott, Switzerland and an Olympic Champion

Blue skies, huge mountains and bikes. Three things I love, and three things that Switzerland has in bags. Switzerland is a pretty great location to test out some mountain bikes, and it’s not surprising that Scott Bicycles choose it as the location for it’s Scott Contessa mountain bike press camp.  That, and the fact that European HQ of the brand is in Switzerland.

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A list of lovely women’s 3/4 bib tights

3/4 length cycling bib tights from Morvelo, Gore, Rapha, and dhb (left to right)
3/4 length cycling bib tights from Morvelo, Gore, Rapha, and dhb (left to right)

I’m a big fan of 3/4 length bib shorts, especially for mountain biking, as I tend to get too hot in full length tights and knee warmers just annoy me – I’ve yet to find some that don’t roll down as I ride. But they can be hard to find.

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Megavalanche 2014 Gallery

In January 2014 I thought ‘Hey, I really need a challenge this year. Something to push me to develop my mountain biking skills, to make me work on my fitness, something to aspire to.” Although I’ve been mountain biking a few years, what with living in London, being in a long-distance relationship, and having a hectic job I was at best a weekend rider. Every time I went riding, it took me a good few hours if not days to get back into the swing of things. I wanted to improve.

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