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Keeping smiling in the sunshine!

I have a perfectly rosy face, and an awful sock tan line, following a ride in the most glorious sunshine this Sunday. Living in Newcastle, we almost never have sunshine, nevermind 18degrees C! 984 more words

18 not so glorious miles

So there I was, just past 14 miles of my 18 mile trail run, crouched down in the bushes, my shorts pushed around my ankles as I pretended to go to the bathroom; really I just wanted to get the hell off my feet. 351 more words

Bonking my head.

“Hey dad?”

“Yeah bud?”

Bonks his head as he lays down, unsure of whether it hurt.

“What are you going to dream about tonight?”

“Well, I think I am going to dream about bonking my head.” 21 more words


A Running Dictionary: Gee whizzers!

By Cindy Lapeña

Last week, we did our efs, and I’ve got one more high tech ef for you before we move into the gees. 644 more words


The Elephant In The Room

Last year when Narayan remarked that his biggest hurdle at the marathon coming later that month was the experience of  loss of strength beginning around the 33rd km, it sounded like the familiar story of the dreaded wall. 1,515 more words

Pushing on Two Wheels

This morning the weather was slightly improved, probably around 4 or 5 degrees so I decided to go for a decent length cycle ride.

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Bonking - Get your nutrition right

It’s a strange world that of a cycle shop. You’d think that the number one topic would be kit, well it has an important place as riders either embarking on a lifelong passion for cycling or they discover the way to buy  success or personal gratification. 602 more words

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