Monthly Archives: February 2012

Luton CC 2012 Reliability Ride

Finally, I decided to take the plunge and take part in my first event of the year. My first ride in LBRCC (http://www.lbrcc.co.uk/) colours was hindered by the fact that at 7.30am when I left from home it was only … Continue reading

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Mud, Sweat and No Gears

Well actually as picture shows there wasn’t much mud around on the trails this morning, the hose pipe ban is no doubt imminent.  I was expecting a mud fest and was pleasantly surprised by how fast and dry the trails … Continue reading

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Breaking it Up

Sunday’s ride was my longest since September 2011, 18th to be precise (I keep meticulous records!).  As my riding buddy was otherwise engaged I was facing 5 hours of lone riding until the opportunity to hook up with another friend … Continue reading

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Broken Records

With a trip to the Olympic Velodrome to watch the Track Cycling World Cup planned for the end of the week, I was looking forward to my first cycling event of the year 🙂 Before then was the small matter of … Continue reading

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Return of the Long Ride

The initial part of the route of my first long ride in 3 weeks and since (almost) recovering from a bug had to be more thought out compared to my normal Sunday morning ride.  Wanting to avoid the Monday morning … Continue reading

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Here’s where I’m at

After flirting with Cyclocross racing, my training year started end of November 2011.  The tyres on the cx bike were replaced with slicks and the bike used for training rides and on the turbo trainer. The plan for the year was … Continue reading

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