Category Archives: Berkshire Tri Squad

Normandy Cycling Day 4

Today would take us from Cherbourg back to Caen. The only small problem is that we had booked the Ferry for 4:30 and had about 150km between us and the ferry. Of course we had planned appropriately. Early rise and … Continue reading

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Normandy Cycling day 3

Another great day of cycling in France. We cycled from Granville to Cherbourg. The official route should have been 155km but we decided to cut short the ride for a couple of reasons. 1, We are all knackered 2, After … Continue reading

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Normandy cycling day 2

Day 2 of the trip involved a 170km ride from Alençon to Granville. The route was directly West with a slight headwind. We left the hotel in Alençon just after 9am and at about 40km in we were looking for … Continue reading

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Four days Cycling in Normandy

So this year I have arranged a short and fast trip in France with three other guys from the Tri Club. We are cycling in Normandy for a short 4 day trip. We should cover just under 600km. Yesterday evening … Continue reading

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Winter 100mile ride

The guys from the Tri club have been talking about getting a 100 miler in. So I went and planned it. I managed to get 4 others to join me and yesterday we road to Maidstone in Kent. Took in … Continue reading

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A weekend cycling in France

Last weekend a few friends, Betty and I decided to pop over to France for the weekend. I had been trying to plan this for a couple of months and finally Jeeves nagged me into organising the weekend. Three cars … Continue reading

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BTS Cycling in Berkshire

This is what the BTS A rides look like over about 5 week in early 2013 The picture is a selection of the routes we ride. They are mostly A rides and this time of year it’s steady pace with … Continue reading

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To Ride or Not to Ride? That is the Question

So the back garden looks like this on Friday morning This leads to the big question shall I ride on Saturday morning? Anaken has asked me to lead the B ride. There has been a bit snow melt on Friday … Continue reading

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Our Guide has been shot by a Tusken Raider

A couple of weeks ago the regular BTS A ride were out and about, boldly following our leader, Darran. He is the regular A Ride leader and all-round good egg and was leading his disciples and followers of the true … Continue reading

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The Henley Classic Swim

I have been trying to get an entry into the Henley Classic for about four years now. The race is always over subscribed and sells out within minutes of entries going live. This year the organisers used a ballot system … Continue reading

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