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Willesden Rockets Easter Arrow

As I have said before, I have wanted to do an Easter Arrow for a number of years now. Finally I have had the chance. 231 more words


Audax 2014 - April - Raptobike Attack

The Raptobike has finally been blooded on an Audax distance. I didn’t want to go insane, so a “mere” 100km route.

The speed wasn’t bad, though a touch off what… 298 more words


Yr Elenydd

I remember stumbling across the listing for Yr Elenydd on Audax UK’s charmingly old-fashioned website a couple of years ago. Those Welsh characters in blue and red type accompanied by the usual jargon and figures, set against a bright LCD screen in my dimly-lit living room looked almost exotic. 2,255 more words


How to spot a worn chainring

If your chainring teeth look more “pointy” or sharp than they should be or look blunted and smaller than they should be then the chainring is starting to get worn. 47 more words

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Buckingham Blinder 400km Audax — Ride Report

Apologies for the lack of pictures — it wasn’t the most picturesque route!

Cardiff — Buckingham

On the 5th April I went down to Cardiff to ride my second Audax – the 400km Buckingham Blinder — rather than travel down on the day I stayed near Cardiff the night before, meaning that I managed to make the start in good time (for a change).  835 more words


How to have a bad patch

With endurance events, one thing you have to learn to cope with is “having a bad patch”

At the weekend I rode the excellent Elenydd 300km event… 458 more words


Up the steepest hill in Devon

I’d previously done the Valley of the Rocks route but not as the yearly event.

It goes past my house, I need to get some miles in for… 256 more words

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