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Quick review – Look Mum No Hands

On my way to Look Mum No Hands I am due at a work event in London and beforehand have the opportunity to drop into Look Mum No Hands! for a coffee, cake and a quick review.  It is the … Continue reading

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Emily’s tea shop, Whitwell Hertfordshire

A while ago I came across another cafe which has some popularity with some cyclists.  After all, for decades a nice tea shop with scrummy cakes has been tempting me while out cycling.  On this point I remember some nice … Continue reading

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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 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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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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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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Solving leg cramps

This is all about my need in solving leg cramps. Some of my friends who I occasionally cycle with will know I am prone to getting cramp in my feet and legs.  My wife knows how I sometimes leap out … Continue reading

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Repeating the Luton CC Reliability course (sort of)

Cycle ride in numbers: Miles: 61 Time: 4 hrs 02 minutes Average speed: 15.2 mph Snotty cyclists: 0 Chatty friendly cyclists: 2 Food eaten en-route: 0 After last week’s amble around the Luton CC Reliability course, which included a couple … Continue reading

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Are smoothies good for you?

I’m going to argue with the Daily Mail and say smoothies are good for you, very good in fact.  I mention the Daily Mail because one day I Googled “are Innocent smoothies good for you” and up came an article … Continue reading

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Why health check ups are important

Following my visit to the Dentist, I have been to the Doctors for a bit of an MOT i.e. a health check up.  This apparently is worthwhile for those of us who have passed 40 or 50. It is an … Continue reading

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Stocking up on Cherry Active

Here’s stocking up on Cherry Active, for Christmas!  Not that we are odd in our family, we have been known to give odd presents to each other for Christmas, birthdays etc.  Amongst my Christmas presents Rachel bought me a bottle … Continue reading

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Times when only a run will do

This might seem strange for a cycling blog but this morning I needed a run, instead of a bike ride.  I set off for my familiar 7.3 mile run, which is a favourite of mine.  It involves pavements, hills, muddy … Continue reading

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Triathlon gear checklist

A few days ago I went on some project management training at work.  Believe it or not, we got onto discussing a triathlon gear checklist!  One of my colleagues, Annie, used her forthcoming triathlon as a working example of a … Continue reading

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