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So you want to enter l'etape? A non-cyclists guide.

The route of the 2016 l’etape du tour will become clearer after the official race announcement on Tuesday 20th October. Last year I had a pretty good idea where the event would be thanks to the excellent Velo Wire website who every year run a prediction thread. 920 more words

Day 46 - A Rubber Glove Test

There comes a time in every middle aged man when he has to get tested, and to night was the night. Dr Gunter von Agony was ready with his Rubber Glove. 91 more words

Haute Route

Training, Training, and More training

I haven’t posted since I completed the Des Moines Triathlon, and I guess the reason why is that there hasn’t been much going on. Just training, training, and more training. 654 more words

Health & Fitness

Day 12 - Rest and Suffer

No riding this morning, my back was still very sore, however tonight I attempted the Sufferfest It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time – ISLAGIATT, an interesting DVD, designed to increase endurance, however it was not my day, sound failed after 5 mins and then the disc failed just at the crest of the first climb, arrgh, however it allowed me to spin and load my legs, without adversely effecting my back. 42 more words

Haute Route

Cornwall Tri 2015

Last weekend was the Cornwall Tri (6 days ago as started I am writing this report). I am happy to say I completed it and felt good afterwards dropping some time in a few areas. 1,339 more words


26 Days and counting till the Sufferfest!

A lot has transpired since my last blog entry  2 months ago. My training has gone well and I have managed to get in a minimum 125 miles of cycling per week. 477 more words

Monday, August 10, 2015 - Endurance

“You don’t get harmony when everyone sings the same note.” – Doug Floyd

Try to move to the beat of your own drum. Find a reason to struggle. 216 more words