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
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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
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