Ross is a digital designer & cyclist

Ross is a digital designer & cyclist

Training for the National Hill Climb Championships 2015

Later this year I will try and ride my bike up a hill as fast as I can. This is a journal of my training efforts in an attempt to break the Top 10 on 25th October.

Designing digital products at his design agency

I'm a co-founder and the senior designer at our awesome little design agency. We're a fully remote team with people and clients spread all over the world.

Ross Malpass

Is a digital designer, and cyclist from the North West of England.

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Thoughts & feelings after my first competitive weekend of 2015

I’ve had a busy few days in the saddle. On Saturday I took part in the Rossendale RC Hilly TT and on Sunday I completed the LUNE RC Coal Road Reliability Challenge. ...

How To Not Be “One Of Those Annoying Bloody Cyclists!”

(or: let’s all just stop being dicks) Yup, us cyclists are all getting tarred with the same brush. Which is why I make a real effort to be as courteous as I can when ...

Bowen and Emmett Treatments For Cyclists

Two gentle holistic treatments for your aches and pains. Both claim instant results, but do they work? And what do they involve?* I’ll admit that I’m naturally sceptical of ...


Early Season Racing (won’t just be about results)

Upcoming Training: How We’ve Tweaked My Plan

Setting A Baseline: My First Test of The Year

Design (enjoying a new look)

This morning I finally launched a redesign of the website. The little design agency I co-own with two of my closest friends. The funny thing is, the site has ...


Sandwiches are awesome. Here are some to help you recover after a workout!

I bloody love a good sandwich! They’re just so versatile. Easy to cobble together, and equally great for post-ride recovery and pre-ride energy boost. I haven’t ...

Frank on Food (Part 3: Crack-carbs )

We need to talk about sugar. Remember ‘a calorie is not a calorie’* and my homage ‘a carb is not a carb?’. Well, it turns out that ‘a sugar is not a sugar’. (*This is ...

Frank on Food (Part 2: Be Choosey About Your Carbs)

Frank’s back with some more great nutritional advice. Following on from part 1’s focus on protein, it’s time to talk carbs. We all know they are important to ...


Re-designing myself; Please bear with me

On Friday 2nd January, 2015 I started to redesign this website. Motivated by a Tweet I had made earlier in the week that read: Next year I want to read & write more, work ...