Tag Archives: Windy rides

First ride on the first day of a new year

Riding today was a no brainer. It was the first day of a new year. It was the day that I had been looking forward to since before my hernia op. There was a window in the weather between 7 … 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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Winter and wet but still worth riding. Endura Photon jacket

This morning I read about the various C2C routes that we have in England. I was inspired. So instead of riding to the shop to pick up my Garmin equipped road machine to record another ride on Strava I went … Continue reading

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Sometimes the wind works for you. Gore AlpX 2.0, Endura Convert and De Rosa Merak reviews

This has been a year to remember for the weather. Most of you will think of the rain but what drives the rain is the wind. It started windy and got windier. Anyone road racing on the motor circuits of … 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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Don’t break the rules!

I’m not following a training program but I am, as ever, trying to get fitter. One of the best ways to get to get fsater and stonger is to race. I’ve been doing so many races that I’ve not had … Continue reading

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