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I can’t beleive it’s winter!

Some plans are destined to fail. For the last few years I have had a small winter riding group. The group consists of a bunch of riders that have more to their lives than just cycling and so an early … Continue reading

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Drive and ride? Is it worth it? – Endura MTR bibshort review

I don’t like driving to ride. Of course I’d happily drive to the Alps, Wales or drive to a race but I never wanted to just drive and ride. I know that that the North Downs are good but having … Continue reading

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Campagnolo EPS: Electronic Power Shift, is electronic shifting the future? De Rosa Merak revisited.

I have to ride. Recently I have been going too hard so today I wanted something gentle. Mark from I-Ride delivered a De Rosa Merak with Athena 11s EPS on Saturday morning so, despite perfect dry conditions, there would be … Continue reading

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You need a plan

Sometimes you need a plan. Last night, for instance, we just rode. It was a bit of a mess and I got the raw deal. My legs were hurting from the last few rides and I needed an easy session. … Continue reading

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Is our right to drive the same as the American’s right to bear arms?

Only in Britain can we have such a change in the weather. Yesterday was horrific, no sleet but constant rain and a very cold wind from the East (Russia). In all that terrible weather we had two women’s rides – … Continue reading

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Bad weather: Good clothing helps but so does being mad.

Sunday morning was a day for the hardy. The forecast was bad, the weather worse with rain and a lot of wind. To add to our problems the roads were flooded. There were more puddles and streams running down or … Continue reading

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Its amazing what a bit of motivation can do for you

Last night I had planned to ride this not expecting the temperature to drop quite so much. However, I wasn’t to be beaten after fun I had on Sunday was so, at just after 7am, I headed off on the … Continue reading

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