Category Archives: Running

Prepared and excited

I ran yesterday. Apart from the sheer pleasure of going over Cissbury in the morning I had a plan. If my legs are a little tired I’ll feel them and this will help contain my enthusiasm. Tonight is the first … Continue reading

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Enjoy being injury free on your bike

I’ve been running as a short cut to getting fitter and it is working. I’ve got to the stage were I can run a bit faster. Previously my speed was so slow that there was no need for a warm … Continue reading

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Talk about bikes……

Talking about bikes. Its not as good as riding them. This week I went to the Madison Cycles show. Boy, there’s some tasty stuff around. The XTR duo crank is probably the best bit of MTB kit that I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Nothing much to report on the Whyte 19C

I really wanted to ride my road bike today but we had another demo bike that would have been rude not to try. It was a Whyte 19C – their carbon racing hard tail. I’d also been given some new … Continue reading

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What’s hardest?

I am often asked what I do. Road or off road? Both, all I really do is exercise, I’ll do anything to get my heart beat up, muscles pumping and mind drifting. Today I ran, not far but getting quicker. … Continue reading

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Carved up and too tired to chase

I got carved up today. Big time. As I approached the Offington roundabout I pulled into the middle of the lane as recommended by the Institute of Advanced Drivers. I then proceeded to ride past the Warren Road. As I … Continue reading

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Its too hot

I got out for an early morning blast today. Only a short ride but a nice one before work. This is a regular run: Sompting, up Titch Hill and down the Bostal, past the White Horse and the church, down … Continue reading

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