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Allure Libre

One of the things I like about cycling is its relationship with improvisation. As a younger rider I rode long distances solo with lightweight camping equipment and no real plan. 641 more words


Mere 200 2015

After a few weeks of icy/snowy/miserable weather I was going a bit stir crazy inside on the turbo.  Whilst it’s a great tool for structured and focused training, it’s no substitute for being out and about on the bike.   593 more words



Vstávať v zime o piatej ráno je riadny výkon (chapeau1 mojej priateľke, ktorá tento strastiplný proces prekonáva každý školský deň). Aj minulú sobotu som bol rozhodnutý naháňať drahocenné podpaplónové minúty- vydržal som až do 5:18, keď som si definitívne povedal „Tomo, spamätaj sa, aj tak budeš celý deň na kose, tak sa čím skôr aklimatizuj“ a vyliezol som do mrazivo-lesklého januárového rána. 2,176 more words


Winters Icy Grip..

I finally managed to fit a ride in this morning.  No interference from appointments, errands, medication or weather although it was bit cold.  I knew, because of commitments, that if I didn’t get a ride in this morning it would be Saturday at the earliest before I could get out on the bike again.   326 more words


Audax Thinking Aloud..

Despite the slow start to my cycling year I am still hoping to get a decent Audax programme underway.  At the end of last year I started pencilling in a few rides on ‘My Calendar’ on the Audax website.   395 more words


Willy Warmer 200k audax

Having missed the Poor Student 200 a couple of weeks back due to the weather being wet and cold, I was hoping to ride my first 200k… 657 more words

Steve Abraham hosting for the night.

I offered to support Steve Abraham in is quest to beat the year mileage record (What’s that? see my earlier blog) It fitted in with his support teams plans, and I ended up being the first stranger to host him for the evening in his epic quest, no pressure then! 1,344 more words

Epic Riding