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Be still and know that I am God, Psalm 46:10  Rapha is the Hebrew word for still. Rapha means to let go or surrender. In Hebrew grammar co-ordinate imperatives, be still and know,the emphasis is on he second imperative. 109 more words

Thirsty Thursday

Arm warmers

Rapha arm warmers

I am little surprised that these haven’t been adopted more widely by the hiking community. Developed primarily for cyclists, these are arm sleeves that work equally well for walking. 157 more words



There are always cyclists on the road by ours at weekend but saw an extraordinary amount this morning. What was even more surprising was that they had trekked over from Liverpool. 11 more words

Street Photography

Raining Cats & Dogs (& Foxes) - Vulpine Rain Jacket.

Biblical weather on the commute home yesterday – which was maybe apt for evening before the beginning of Lent – but it really wasn’t a problem. 1,165 more words

Product Reviews

Rapha Festive 500 Reward

After all my riding over the Christmas period, written about here, the fruits of my labours arrived in the post.

 Aside from the patch badge thingy, it came with a postcard full of pictures of data from the collective riding of the Festive 500 this time around. 108 more words


The things we do...

…for a little cloth badge from Rapha! :-)

Finally received  my Rapha Festive 500 celebratory badge. I’ve been waiting for this since I finished that last ride on the 28th of December to cap off six days on the bike. 47 more words

Road Cycling

Wanky Fever

This past weekend saw me rise to my loftiest heights ever: With first, second, and third place finishes in SoCal road races, I am now the top racer on SPY-Giant-RIDE p/b GQ-6. 1,907 more words