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National Day of Suffering

Just like trains, after months of waiting for a blog on Sufferfest two come along in the space of a week, as although I could have tucked this in at the end last time, I thought this was something worth mentioning separately. 1,443 more words

UCI Gran Fondo - Anderson Down Under

Keith Anderson headed to Perth in Western Australia to take part in the Gran Fondo World Championships on September 4th. Here’s his race report.

Having qualified for this event via the Tour of Cambridgeshire in June, I’d given myself only a few months to get prepared for a road race of this duration. 1,526 more words


Welcome to Sufferlandria

After months of promising and distraction by other events it is finally time to talk about Sufferfest!

I will start off today with a bit of a Meet Cute, as I first came across Sufferfest a few years ago in a magazine (Men’s Fitness  I think), where one of the reviewers was talking about an insane new program, where people rode stationary bikes whilst watching a torturous video of cyclists riding Le Tour or something similar, and trying to keep up like some sort of computer game. 1,636 more words

Back on the Rollers

In an attempt to increase my saddle time and get back up to flying fitness I splurged on a new set of rollers. Last month we smashed our target at work, so what better way to spend some of that bonus money than on bike tech? 176 more words


You Never Have the Wind With You

“You never have the wind with you — either it is against you or you’re having a good day.”

-Daniel Behrman, The Man Who Loved Bicycles

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Hitting the Wall at White Mountain

Tough day today. I think I made some mistakes. But to start, I’ll say that I’ve have climbed dozens of alpine peaks before, including White Mountain Peak (15 years ago). 664 more words

Spartan Sufferfest

That guy in the lower left hand corner of the frame pretty much sums up how many of us felt this past Saturday.

To kick off my vacation/staycation week, I did another obstacle course race (OCR), this time a Spartan Super at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Palmerton, PA. 625 more words