I am absolutely incensed by the scenes I witness today and on many other occasions on Le Tour de France. Every year the crowds appear to get more and more unruly, strewn across the road with no way through for the riders, simply so they can get their face on tv. It is appalling. Call… Read More Le Tour De France Call yourself fans!
I am so miffed, that after cycling 129 miles C2C (over 3 days) 30th May then the following week achieving my longest ever single days ride of 86 miles, all WITHOUT incident, the very next day I go and fall over a blade of grass and tare my ankle muscles!! It has been 19 days… Read More Ankle Injury Getting There
My longest single day ride to date! Strava Cycle Ride – Wakefield to Flookburgh 3rd June 2016 To keep me on track to a fitter and healthier life I need to keep setting challenges for myself, if I don’t, I fear I will lose my way and slip back into my old lazy ways. How… Read More The Long Ride
Finding you can be a challenge You don’t have to cycle the coast to coast to challenge yourself. Each challenge is relevant to you. My recent challenge was cycling 136 miles Sustrans Sea to Sea Whitehaven to Tynemouth route over 3 days. We all have to start somewhere My first challenge was to agree with… Read More Finding YOU
C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3 C2C Cycle Ride Day 2 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride – Allenheads to Tynemouth 30th May 2016 Day Three Allenheads to Tynemouth What a difference a day makes. Woke up this morning to thick mist hanging over the valley of Allenheads. Good news, Chris is back on his… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Part 3 of 3
C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3 C2C Cycle Ride Day 3 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride – Penrith to Allenhead 29th May 2016 Day Two Penrith to Allenhead What a beautiful start to day 2 of our C2C cycle ride. The sun was shining and we filled our belly with ‘the full monty’. We… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Day 2 of 3
C2C Cyle Ride Day 2 of 3 C2C Cyle Ride Day 3 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride Whitehaven to Penrith 28th May 2016 Day One Whitehaven to Penrith Day 1 of our C2C challenge started in Whitehaven. We were late setting off as my stomach problem was enraged at having to do 3 days of… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3