Monthly Archives: March 2011

New gear and offroad for a change

Every now and then I get the chance to try some new stuff and some times the new stuff is so new that it doesn’t exist yet, at least not in the way that you’ll see it when it comes … Continue reading

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Sometimes it can be harder at the front

This evening we went out for another short and fast blast – over the Bostal to Henfield then Partridge Green and back via Spithandle Lane. I was worried as I thought that my legs would be hurting from Sunday and … Continue reading

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The guy at the back is working the hardest

I’m lucky in that most of the time I’ve been up the front in most things that I’ve done. Its actually pretty easy leading as just by being there you must have some form and so a minor effort puts … Continue reading

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All the gear – no idea

I am the man: swanky pure white North Wave Typhoon shoes, Kask Vertigo helmet and my trusty Wilier Cento Uno. He’s got to be quick…. One problem, I was not alone. Quick on your own is not the same as … Continue reading

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Billy no mates

Sunday was my daughter’s 21st so I wanted to be back early. I had been copied on all the plans to ride the sportive but didn’t have the time to do it. Despite all the early season enthusiasm the group … Continue reading

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Enjoy being injury free on your bike

I’ve been running as a short cut to getting fitter and it is working. I’ve got to the stage were I can run a bit faster. Previously my speed was so slow that there was no need for a warm … Continue reading

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Stripped for action

I couldn’t go far today as I needed to meet a customer at 8 but I did ride and really dressed for the occasion. No tights but flashy red shorts and knee warmers, no over shoes so everyone could admire … Continue reading

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