Tag Archives: Training

Lap dancing– awesome! Who’d think it was winter?

Winter is usually the time for easy miles, cold wet days and all your effort goes into keeping your spirits up. That is usually, but this is winter 2014. Last night it was mild with a promise of rain for … Continue reading

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Overdoing it and the Scott Foil

I have been riding ever harder despite telling all that rest is the most important part of any training program. I can’t resist a hard ride. The feeling of riding on the limit is like a drug  I give into … 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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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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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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Wet, warm and windy to wottingdean

Like everyone I get into things and with the new Marin demos I’ve been hooked by the Downs and the mud so, having monitored the forecast over the last few days, it was really difficult talking myself into riding the … Continue reading

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