Monthly Archives: April 2011

Yet more food thoughts….

I was going to  write my “Great Energy Gel Review” today (I bet you can’t wait!), but having carefully packed all the samples in my little toptube bag ahead of yesterday’s 4 hour road ride, I left the bag at … Continue reading

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What a surprise…I’m still thinking about food

“If you’re not drinking, you should be eating”.  So goes the conventional wisdom for long distance bike events…and who am I to argue with that?  Think about that….if you eat one “product” one every 30-45 mins for 7 hrs a … Continue reading

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I’ve got my mojo back

Thank goodness for that!  Two really nice rides this weekend has made me think that maybe I am getting fitter after all. Yesterday Mark and I rode around and about the South Downs way….perfect riding weather and lovely dry trail … Continue reading

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0 from 3 at Builth Wells Enduro

I guess the title says it all really – once again I failed to complete the 75km course at the CRC Builth Wells Enduro. Now I’m no endurance training guru, but I’m pretty sure that spending the night before a … Continue reading

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Builth Wells Enduro Preview

I’m looking forward to the CRC Builth Wells Enduro on’s a great course and should be a good fitness test, and the weather forecast looks great! Well, I say it’s a great course…..I don’t actually know that for sure. … Continue reading

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Different Diets

I spent the weekend training with Mark™ and to save on driving, I stayed over with him and wife, Nic. Now Nic is no stranger to endurance events, having swum the Channel a couple of times, run marathons and done … Continue reading

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