Monthly Archives: October 2010

Late night shopping

I live in a world of bikes and all the talk is about the latest, the lightest, the fastest, the longest travel…….. the longest climb, the last race, the newest trail centre, the Etape….. But on a more mundane level, … Continue reading

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Freewheeling

I am doing my best to get fit quickly and that is why I have been running in once a week. Today I actually felt as if I was freewheeling as I ran down past Hill Barn golf club. It … Continue reading

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Wet or what?

There is rain and then there’s rain. It was pitch black when I left this morning, not a good sign. My daughter asked if it was raining, having done a shower window check, I said that it wasn’t. Emerging from … Continue reading

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On the road again

Heavy frost and a late start today. We decided on our Goodwood loop, out to Oving up over the Hill to East Dean then along the back of the Downs, over Duncton and back via Bignor, Houghton and Lyminster. A … Continue reading

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Back in action

Yesterday as I watched the moon set over High Salvington I knew that the riding would be beautiful but I also knew that I needed to get to work. Over Cissbury for 30mins is not much of a work out … Continue reading

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Paula fixed her puncture

I ran a bike maintenance evening today. It was supposed to be promoted via the newsletter and the web site but with so much going on I never got round to it. Despite, the lack of promotion there were 9 … Continue reading

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Frosty mornings!

For some these chill mornings herald the close of the season. Not so for me. October is my favorite month with some great rides to look forward to. Bring on the frozen trails. I have always found October exciting. The … Continue reading

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