Monthly Archives: March 2012

Life without Strava

I rode yesterday and today without my GPS. Now that might not sound like a big deal but life has begun to change. I am used to having a speedo when on my road bike but yesterday’s ride was just … Continue reading

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Southern XC Round 1, Checkendon: 5th place Junior

Here’s Will’s race report. “The week leading up to the race had been fantastic weather, all the trails where bound to be fast, dusty and grippy, that was until Saturday, when after a week of great weather it decided to … Continue reading

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You can’t always buy your way to the top

We were all keen to ride today and are all steadily getting stronger. We met up without a plan but I insisted on riding into the sun as I was so cold. It would be warm later and I was … Continue reading

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Does cycling make you sexy?

I have to ask this question or perhaps I should add: does cycling make you detestable to the opposite sex? In the less than a week I have had four “incidents”. Three Buzzes, this is where a car goes out … Continue reading

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Scott Spark 29er Expert review and learning ride offroad again

I’ve been riding on the road for the month or so in an attempt to get back some fitness and strength but today I was riding with my other brother on The Chart near Oxted. It was all tight and … Continue reading

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What is Strava?

Strava is having a terrible/good effect on me. I didn’t ride this week and was conscious that this would show up on my records and I’d be shamed. Then, once out on the road, I started thinking about Strava Segments. … Continue reading

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