Monthly Archives: June 2011

Size matters

Not just the wheel size but the frame size too. I have just had a good, nay, great ride on a medium 29er. Previously I had only ridden large 29ers, mostly the Scott Scale 29er Pro. Thanks to a friendly … Continue reading

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Beautiful ride in Champagne

I have just spent a couple of days in France with Janet. She wanted to investigate an option for a press trip and I wanted to get away with her for a break.  With Sea France we headed off to … Continue reading

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Perfect finish to National Bike Week

Its been a busy week. In fact it all started last week doing a bike check for the kids at Thomas a Beckett middle school, I then went to EDF Energy in Worthing,  then EDF energy Tuesday for Cycle to … Continue reading

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Big wheel Mid Summer spin

It was bright, sunny, warm and windy and it was the longest day. It wasn’t the longest day because I’d risen just after five but it was mid Summers day. I wanted to be out on a mountain bike to … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it – Marin Riftzone XC8 – Crank Bros Candy reviews

I rode off road today to finish of a lazy week. I wanted my legs to recover. I soon found that all my road riding has had a cost to it. Whilst my power on the flat is good; my … Continue reading

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Don’t break the rules!

I’m not following a training program but I am, as ever, trying to get fitter. One of the best ways to get to get fsater and stonger is to race. I’ve been doing so many races that I’ve not had … Continue reading

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Windy again

It was difficult holding a straight line as the wind buffeted me as I pushed hard on the straight. And I hadn’t even started the race. Whatever the weather as you approach Chichester the wind picks up letting you know … Continue reading

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