Monthly Archives: April 2013

Its not all about the road

After the last 12 months it really is a joy to be mountain biking. Road riding of one sort or another is on the up because of a variety of things: lifestyle trends, the Olympics, the sheer number of road … Continue reading

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Wake up call

I rode the Hove Park Crit yesterday. Bad ride! I felt nervous and weak and had no strength on the climb. I rode a near perfect race keeping out of trouble and safe near the front but each time that … Continue reading

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More and more riders!

Last night there were 22 riders out for the Tuesday Thrash. It is amazing what a bit of good weather can do. The same was the case on Sunday. I saw riders on virtually every stretch of road from families, … Continue reading

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It’s all starting to come together

It’s all starting to come together. The sun is out, it is getting warmer and this last week I felt strong. I don’t train, haven’t done for years but I do try to ride wisely. By wise I mean not … Continue reading

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What a difference the wind makes? Or lack of it!

I rode my Wilier Cento Uno again yesterday and whilst I have been raving about the 3T Ergosum shallow drop bars on the De Rosa Merak the fact that the Ritchey Logics drop lower probably makes me faster. Low is … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it’s not summer

At last a ride with no Strava highlights. I didn’t have my Garmin so used the phone which is set up for running. I converted it to a ride and have no rankings. Excellent, it was supposed to be an … Continue reading

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Has Spring sprung?

Joy of joys, despite a typically dreadful BBC forecast it was dry and, relatively, warm last night. Warm enough for shorts and a light long sleeve jersey and for the first time this year no winter road boots and not … Continue reading

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