Category Archives: Riding

Doing Saturday Right.

I’d normally start Saturday with my local Parkrun, but this week it was cancelled to make way for a county cross country event. So I took the opportunity to be a Parkrun tourist and give the Forest of Dean event … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About The Trainers…

…sometimes it’s all about the bike. On Friday I went over the border to Wales for a long ride in the wilds of Afan and Glyncorrwg Forests. (I can’t believe they charge £6.20 to get in to Wales now. There’s … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t All Bad!

Okay, so I shared with you the horrendous 54 minutes that made up my first tri, including the swim that tried to kill me, the zombie bike riding and the sub par run…but I should make it clear the day … Continue reading

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I Am A Triathlete

I am a triathlete. I could have written that in bold for emphasis, or maybe italics or underlined. I guess I could even have used all three to really drive home the point. But the truth is I don’t feel like a triathlete, and … Continue reading

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“If I Could Choose The Life I Lead…

…then I would be a boatman” That Levellers song was rolling around and around in my head this morning as I rode the 32 mile canal path from Gloucester to Sharpness and back. Indeed I was so happy at times … Continue reading

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