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Latest scary bike ride

Here’a my latest scary bike ride.  When I set out I had no idea what was going to happen and, in a way, that’s what makes cycling and running so enjoyable.  You can go over a familiar route and each … Continue reading

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Woodside M1 cycling event

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Grey, cold, drizzle, rain and flippin’ miserable.  Well that’s one way of describing the weather on the Woodside M1 cycling celebration event on 10 December.  On the other hand it was a really good opportunity to take part in a … Continue reading

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Guest blog – 5 Best places to go cycling in India

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I am very pleased in introduce Rohit Agarwal as guest blogger.  Here he blogs about cycling in India: 5 Best Places to Go Cycling in India Be it an adventure enthusiast or a common Joe, there is no one who … Continue reading

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Woodside Link Celebration Event

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The Woodside Link Cycling Celebration event has been a long time coming and now it’s almost there.  For Central Bedfordshire, this is quite a big deal. In the Dunstable, Houston Regis area there is loads of construction work going on … Continue reading

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Grumpy old men ?

It is hard to believe this time last week I cycled in the Cotswolds in weather which was, to be honest, unseasonal and flippin’ horrible.  This is simply not what we should expect in June, especially when my friend Wallie … Continue reading

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Why I hate my Garmin

Yesterday my friend Wallie and I met for our regular Autumn bike ride in the Cotswolds; we’ve done this for several years now.  We quite often faff around with a map, which sometimes flaps in the wind and so this … Continue reading

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Cycling is therapeutic?

Is cycling therapeutic?  That’s a good question to ask and it largely depends on the kind of “therapy” being sought and will inevitably vary from person to person.  Yesterday I had a cycle ride, 26 miles, which I found to be … Continue reading

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Cycling with Dee!

There are some Great Rides rides that are destined to stick in my mind for a long time.  For this year I have three so far.  Two of these I have blogged about already: my 137 mile ride from Bedfordshire … Continue reading

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At least cycling into work was great….

Yesterday did not go to plan.  At least cycling into work yesterday was great, simply great.  Cycling home was nice too.  Here’s why…. It was one of those lovely cool, sunny, slightly misty mornings.  Cool enough for an extra layer … Continue reading

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A long training ride

Last week I had a fantastic long training ride, counting as a Great Ride and all the way from Dunstable in Central Bedfordshire to Weston-Super-Mare in North Somerset. Ride in Numbers: Distance: 137 miles Moving time: 9 hours, 02 minutes … Continue reading

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Cycling with a cold :o(

Can you believe it, it’s now June and I’ve got a cold?  In fact it’s been bugging me for a little over a week now.  This is not good news. It started with my youngest daughter picking some cold virus … Continue reading

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Turning right at crossroad A505 to A5

This is about turning right at crossroads, particularly from the A505 West Street (viewed from camera) into the A5 High Street South (right in photo).  This might seem to be a straight forward thing, even on a bicycle but I … Continue reading

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I have to remind myself….

I have to remind myself that every run or cycle ride is of benefit, whether it is enjoyable or not.  Not every cycle ride can be a “great ride” and be memorable for glorious whether, fantastic downhill blasts and a … Continue reading

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Latest Coast to Coast training ride

On my latest Coast to Coast training ride I passed through the very pretty village of Cuddington in Buckinghamshire, Bucks for short.  Apparently it has won the Best Kept Village award for the county several times.  That is all very … Continue reading

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