Category Archives: Rides

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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Best day of the year

Today was a good day. It started when I saw that it was already 12 degrees at 6:30am. That meant no jacket just jersey and only arm and knee warmers to counter the slight chill. I was going for an … Continue reading

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The guy at the back is working the hardest

I’m lucky in that most of the time I’ve been up the front in most things that I’ve done. Its actually pretty easy leading as just by being there you must have some form and so a minor effort puts … Continue reading

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Spoilt for choice.

It is so difficult for me to choose. The roads or the trails. Spring is here and the Paris-Nice kicks off tomorrow. The Race to the sun marks the begining of the season proper so you’d think that a good … Continue reading

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Do I really want to suffer?

I’ve been moaning about the rides being too easy with just about as much time standing around as riding so today we decided to road ride instead. I was dreading the cold but with a bit of thought and preparation … Continue reading

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Why are we funding an anti cycling organisation?

Yesterday morning in the pitch and freezing black I was trying to motivate myself for a road ride. The stealth like Wilier Cento Uno was sitting in the shop with my twinkle-toe Northwave Typhoon shoes alongside and my kit was … Continue reading

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Has Spring sprung?

On the road again. We had a road ride today. My first since the 5th December. I did a turbo session over Christmas and have been mountainbiking but really most of my riding has been commuting on the Beast. Let’s … Continue reading

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