Monthly Archives: February 2011

You have to like mud to do this sport

There was a thread on SingleTrackWorld this week about mud, and how much people hated it.   Given where most people on that forum live, I can’t help thinking that those that professed to hate mud have chosen the wrong … Continue reading

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That was a good week

I’ve had a really, really good week’s training…I actually feel like I’m making progress!  It was so good, I even threw in an extra turbo session.  Finished off the week with a very very muddy ride in the North Downs … Continue reading

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Turbo Training Space: Update

Remember this? That’s the space I had for turbo-ing before Christmas.  Well, now, I’ve got this: That’s much better, don’t you think?  (I’m not sure my sister will approve of the tiles..or “tile” as she now calls it..I expect a … Continue reading

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I’ve been having flashbacks

To finish off my easy week, I headed up to Glyncorrwg in the Afan Valley yesterday (one of the purpose built trail centres in South Wales), and did the Skyline Trail.  Depending on how many diversions are in place for … Continue reading

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I don’t think I need to do anymore training…

…’cos I’ve found this: Now I just let Mark do all the hard work, and I just sit there being towed along…perfect! And it’s carbon fibre too, so it’ll look awesome!! clicky clicky for me details…and a video (no, really)

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I can tick off 2 more hard weeks

That was a tough 2 weeks of training.  By the time I got to Thursday last week, I was already looking forward to my easy week…just my tough luck that another 5 hours on the bike stood between me and … Continue reading

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Are Wild Bears Catholic?

Someone found their way to my blog this week searching for “TransRockies MTB bear sightings”, and as I’ve had a “bear” post in my head for a while, I thought I may as well satisfy their search! Just before TR … Continue reading

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A Marathon, Not a Sprint

It’s very easy to get frustrated at the apparent lack of progress fitness-wise, and expect too much too soon.  I figured this out at the weekend, riding the Raven Trail at Brechfa.  (If you’ve not been there, it’s well worth … Continue reading

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