Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cycling, food and me 3

More tips for me from the nutritionist in helping me fine tune a healthy diet.  I think this is worth listing as it does focus a little more on what I actually need, as a kind of easily digestible aide … Continue reading

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Cycling, food and me 2

Next up in this mini series of Cycling, food and me is all about keeping my ticker in good shape.  This is quite a handy thing to do as statistically I have a 5% chance of having a heart attack … Continue reading

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Cycling, food and me 1

This is a mini-series coming up now – cycling, food and me.  You might have seen I recently went to a nutritionist where said I want to live for another 50 years – this would be taking me to well … Continue reading

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Church picnic 2014

Our church recently had another Church Picnic and amazingly it didn’t rain!  This is turning out to be a light-hearted joke going around as during the morning service the rain was beating against the windows and we were all feeling … Continue reading

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Fat Lad at the Back – desktop review

Did you see the recent appearance of Fat Lad at the Back on BBC2’s Dragon’s Den?  I spotted it and watched with eagerness and couldn’t resist having a look at this brand. While some cyclists are fortunate enough to be … Continue reading

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Going to a nutritionist

Earlier this week I enjoyed going to see a local nutritionist.  This was a ‘first’ for me and didn’t quite know what to expect.  Providing I follow up on the advice and recommendations, I believe it is money well spent. … Continue reading

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Focussing on priorities

  You might wonder what a photograph of my Specialized Sonoma cycling shoes has to do with focussing on priorities.  Well at the start of 2014 I was focussing on the Coast to Coast and everything that went with it. … Continue reading

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Short term goals list

Here’s a short term goal list.  I always find it useful to have something to aim for, otherwise I tend to drift nowhere.  Having the recent Coast to Coast in a Day has been helpful in motivating me and as … Continue reading

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Upgrading to Sram Apex brakes

This is my eldest daughter’s bike and we have finally got around to upgrading to Sram Apex brakes and here’s the account.  You see she has never really got on with the original Shimano 600 brakes, dating back to the … Continue reading

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