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Like the TransRockies, only smaller….3 Day Black Mountains Race Report

I’ve just spent the weekend riding the Bearded Man “3D BM”…and I have to say it was by far the best event I’ve done in the UK, and I can’t think of a better way to prepare for the TransRockies! … Continue reading

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Into the home straight

5 weeks today I leave for the long trip to Fernie, ready for the start of the TransRockies X.  That means I have just 4 more big weekends of training.  Am I going to be “ready” (whatever that means)??  I … Continue reading

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A bit of a rant…..Enough of the last minute changes!

If you’ve entered the TransRockies this year, you probably got a mail from the organizers today, announcing yet another change to this year’s race schedule.  I don’t know about you, but I’m getting a bit fed up with the changes….or at … Continue reading

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Worn out yet??

I came home today to be greeted by two things: a pool of dog sick a lovely box of bike bits: I’m guessing you’re not going to be interested in a post about dog sick, but maybe the bike bits? … Continue reading

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How prepared are you for TransRockies X?

With just over 8 weeks to go (eek!), there’s a few things that you should probably be doing: You should be feeling fit and strong and wishing the TransRockies started tomorrow You should be feeling as weak as a kitten … Continue reading

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It’s starting to come together…..

So,  just 9 weeks* to go until the TransRockies……9 short weeks.  63 days.  If you take into account travelling, that’s 8 weeks training.  Doesn’t seem like much really….I prefer to think of it as 2 months, ‘cos that seems longer! … Continue reading

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Llandovery MTB Marathon – Nipika Revisited!

So after the driest April/May on record – even in Wales – the day before the CRC Llandovery MTB Marathon was “blessed” with heavy rain and strong winds.  Perfect.  I don’t mind biking in the rain (much) but I really … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions…

Mark™ and I are doing the CRC Llandovery MTB Marathon tomorrow – 100km.  Um….not sure how we’re going to fit in 100km – it doesn’t start until 10, and it took us 5:40 to do 100km last weekend on the world’s … Continue reading

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Hey nonny nonny!!

Lung-bursting, leg-burning seemingly endless climbs; super-steep slippery slatey descents; a rock band half-way up a mountain, and a banjo player on a rocking chair in the middle of a forest in the middle of nowhere playing the theme to “Deliverance”….it … Continue reading

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Builth Wells Enduro Preview

I’m looking forward to the CRC Builth Wells Enduro on Sunday..it’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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