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Back in gear

It’s been a long winter waiting for audax season to kick back in. I spent October-December working a couple of days a week in Amsterdam and watching my fitness slowly unravel from the endless lack of sleep, lack of training time and days off the bike, so January couldn’t come soon enough. 820 more words

Total Women's Cycling: Rookie to Randonneur

I’m delighted to have written my first article for publishing, by Total Women’s Cycling. Read the account on my first Audax experience and tips for your first Audax… 14 more words


Newsletter: 10th January, 2017

The Christmas party did actually happen, for those that can remember back into last year. More below. 1,215 more words

Audax Queensland

2017; What's in store?

In my musings about reviewing 2016 (Looking forward to 2017 – why now is the time to start) I encouraged the reader to think forward to the coming year, considering what they would like to challenge themselves with and achieve. 1,209 more words



“January, sick and tired you’ve been hanging on me”, sung by the group Pilot in 1975 but those words resonate with me every year.

In my cycling year this is the most difficult month to keep my motivation, the Christmas celebrations are over and a New Year has arrived, it is an easy time of year to let my diet slip as the chocolate intake rises because that large bar of Toblerone I got for Christmas just has to be eaten. 495 more words


2016 - My Cycling Year

Well it’s New Years Eve 2016 and it’s not been a great year for me. My Mum died after a long battle with MND but that wasn’t unexpected and it finally brought an end to a really difficult few years. 1,123 more words


Meridian Hills [AAA Brevet des Grimpeurs du Sud 200km audax perm]

Meeting friends on a cold dark petrol station forecourt. Sunrise viewed from up the hill by the golf course, a huge orange disc seemingly rising from the silver sea. 175 more words