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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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Cake and riding in the sun: LVIS Audax 2014

For some time I have been concentrating on qualifying in Duathlon so all focus and direction was toward a single event.  Once it was all done and the dust had settled I realized my season looked sparse of races and events that could be defined as in any way “fun” and “local”.  902 more words

Chirk 200 2014

This time last year snow had delayed this ride, although a couple of hardy souls actually rode, and completed it.  Amongst them was Don Black, who very sadly passed away recently.   595 more words


First Audax of 2014

I was originally going to kick off 2014 with a 200km ride to celebrate not having a cold any longer, but I decided to truncate it to a 150km to better fit around family. 408 more words


Audax Petit Oppy Challenge 2014, 3 Guys & Lots of Gravel

On the morning of Sunday 16th March you may have spotted some small groups of cyclists on Sydney’s roads, perhaps looking more haggard than the usual bunch rides that got up at dawn. 862 more words

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