Monthly Archives: July 2011

Illustrious company

We had a Scott training session today that started with some information on setting up the bikes and details of the 2012 models and finished with a ride. The high point for me was seeing the new Scott Foil(if I … Continue reading

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I’d forgotten how nice mountain biking can be

I know that the trails are perfect and the hills a joy to be in but I have been road mad. It helps having the Tour de France on and its made more fun beacuse I’m racing regularly. I’ve also … Continue reading

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More rain and more punctures

I went to Madison today to look at the new Genesis, Ridgeback and Saracen bikes and also Electron and L&M lights, Elite trainers and clothing. The most memorable thing was the Elite Real Axiom Conconi trainer. Doing your own conconi … Continue reading

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Wet windy and muddy

Today was a treat as I’d be riding with the Awesome Wootton, fresh after claiming another PB (52:41 – that’s an average of 28.47 mph!) and another session with Simon Smart in the wind tunnel at Drag2Zero. That last session … Continue reading

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July is made for road riding

I know that we are luckier than most with the seemingly endless miles of trails across the South Downs and the North Downs being less than an hour away but, come on! It’s July so you pretty well have to … Continue reading

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The joy of racing

There is nothing better than watching the pros fight it out in the Big race when my legs are aching from racing myself. I’ve had a couple of weeks off racing so it was great to be back again. It … Continue reading

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Ride the road – The Tour is on!

The Tour de France has started and there are more Brits than ever before. What’s more they are good enough to win both attention, plaudits , some stages, even a place on the podium. Well done to Geraint Thomas for … Continue reading

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