New bike, new body - not quite!

I have my new bike! After much deliberation and consultation I have finally got myself a new bike delivered last Saturday. I have named it Alfie. 826 more words

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Steady progress

This week has been an easy week – officially a “recovery week” but as I have nothing to recover from I have been doing some low level cycling. 531 more words

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3-13-15

I wasn’t too sure about going down the hills this morning when I saw a man in a pickup back up the hill by my house and the snowplow screech to a stop behind him.   385 more words

Cheerfulness

Six months to go!

Well here we are folks. Not quite the count down but only six months to go before my challenge ride. I have so far lost 11 pounds but still another 17 to lose before I can be considered to be at my optimum weight to carry me over 17000 ft across The Alps. 549 more words

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Bradley Siggins has arrived!

When I entered this ride a few weeks ago it was described as “intermediate”. It turned out anything but. Perhaps the description was for elite riders. 893 more words

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Back on track!

Finally after a prolonged unplanned rest I am back on track. I have managed to ride a total of 60 miles over three days. Today was a hard training session. 378 more words

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What a recovery week!

Last week was recovery week to allow my damaged body to repair after the previous Sunday’s efforts. A lot of people forget that exercising means taking your body out of its comfort zone and putting it under strain. 769 more words

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