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Big weekend! Day 16 and 17, rides 15 and 16

Well, what a weekend!

We took ourselves off to Dorset (myself and the boy!), by the time we got there it was getting late, but vitally we got to the fish and chip shop about 10 mins before closing…phewwww!! 758 more words

On The Road

Soho Coffee: 5 of the Best

Nothing soothes the Monday morning blues quite like a steaming hot cup of coffee, nothing picks you up from that 3pm slump like a java jolt, and let’s be honest few things are as pretty as a panda swirled onto the top of a flat white. 416 more words



Distance: 220 miles, ft climbed: 11,870, Ride time: 12hrs29, Total time: 14hrs58

‘It fucking hurts to breathe in’ David shoved a gel in my face and told me I had to take it, I had no choice. 1,318 more words

The challenge

Everything has gone great and both myself and my friend Paul successfully completed the challenge! It was a very tough day of riding, at a fast pace given the distance, but definitely worth it! 1,753 more words

Final thoughts (before the ride)

On 11 June 2014, I signed up for the Rapha Manchester to London Challenge. I believed I could sort of manage to train enough to complete the challenge but I was very worried that I would completely fail the people relying on the ride’s charity, Ambitious about Autism, in raising enough funds. 416 more words

Davis and Connie-A Film By Rapha and Ben Ingham

This new film from Rapha—produced in collaboration with the talented cycling photographer/filmmaker Ben Ingham—tells an endearing story of America’s cycling sweethearts, Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney. 107 more words

American Cycling

RM2LC training ride 37

Last century today before the big ride, and we headed towards Malvern. The profile of the route was flattish with a big bump in the middle, however the way out was quite tough due to the wind blowing from the west. 239 more words