Monthly Archives: April 2011

It went according to plan – except for the important bit

Did it go as planned? Well sort of. The race was going to be a scratchy-cap. It is supposed to be scratch as opposed to a handicap. In a scratch race all categories go off together. In a handicap race … Continue reading

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Prepared and excited

I ran yesterday. Apart from the sheer pleasure of going over Cissbury in the morning I had a plan. If my legs are a little tired I’ll feel them and this will help contain my enthusiasm. Tonight is the first … Continue reading

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Lazy Days

I had a really easy ride today. Why not? I’m on holiday – chilln’ out, sipping a beer as I write. I watched Philippe Gilbert win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege with the help of the Schleck brothers and I’ve just seen Scott … Continue reading

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Rights of way??? Its getting busy.

I usually feel obliged to ride whenever I can because I work 6 days a week. Sometimes I feel that I have to so that I can write up this blog. Thanks it gets me out on the difficult mornings. … Continue reading

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A change is as good as a rest – but what a change?

It couldn’t have been more of a change. Jimbo arrange to meet me at 6:30pm. We would be going to Stanmer. I don’t ride at night very often so at 5:30 I realised that I didn’t have any lights. I … Continue reading

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Humbling but still enjoyable

It wasn’t until 5:30pm yesterday that I finally decided what today’s ride would be. I am so torn between road and off road that I usually leave the decision to some one else. If there is a race on that’ll … Continue reading

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Youth is better than old shoulders and good kit

We were going for a quick and short blast up to Truleigh Hill. It’s a lot of fun with a load of high speed corners and so short that we can ride fast. At least we think that we can. … Continue reading

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