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Tour de Manc on Mission to Revive Cycling culture in Manchester

Tour de Manc, a non-profit brand that organises cycling events every year in support of various charities, aims to bring back the cycling culture and change the way cycling is viewed in Greater Manchester. 769 more words


RideLondon-Surrey Training Week 2

For those of you who didn’t read last week’s entry I related how I’d made two basic errors during the week:

  1. I moved a training day thus forcing me to cycle three days in a row;
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Dear Bill and Sally

Four years ago, I shared a story of an inspiring couple, Bill and Sally Squier, who run ultra marathons. They both finished the Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run… 624 more words


First Ride on the Javelin Barolo

So I finally got fitted on my Javelin yesterday.  Gala, the fitter at Tri-Zone in Los Alamitos (www.Tri-Zone.com), asked me what type of position I wanted and I said “AGGRESSIVE.”  It was a Retul fit and the fitting process took 3 hours.   237 more words


Episode 129 - Anna Frost, James Stewart and Fred Streatfield

Episode 129 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth interview with Anna Frost. We speak with the inspiring Fred Streatfield we talk with the Rocky Racoon 100 winner, … 1,306 more words

Running Shoes: Meet Kate - @themigrainedrunner

When I began posting about my random migraines, I received so many great questions about running while suffering from those horrid headaches. Thankfully, my migraines were “pop up” headaches and I haven’t had one for weeks. 733 more words


Gastrointestinal Distress (Making Poopies in the Woods)

There’s a rather sensitive issue that all long distance runners can relate to, but no one seems to talk about.  That issue is gastrointestinal distress.  In layman’s terms, that roughly translates to “frantically searching for a pit stop before your shorts turn brown.”  When I first started running this wasn’t really a problem.  1,094 more words