Category Archives: Cycling

Too many MILES and too much RACING

Last weekend saw me cycling for 60 miles on Saturday and a further 95 miles on Sunday. Saturday was the club ride and on Sunday I took part in the Southern Sportive. This was all on top of last weekends … Continue reading

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Betty Battles Alp D’Huez (and Wins)

Yes that’s right Betty and I are in France (Bourg-d Osians) this week because I have foolishly entered The Alp D’Huez Triathlon (more about this later). A few friends from BTS have hired a farm/town house in Bourg at the … Continue reading

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E’tack D’Caledonia

Last weekend saw Beth and I in Scotland for the Etap Caledonia. This is an 80 mile cycle sportive on fully closed roads. The only sportive on closed roads in the UK. I saw this event last year and really … Continue reading

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Hampshire Hilly 100

Last Sunday 10th of May I rode the Hampshire Hilly 100 sportive. The event runs like this you turn up collect your registration details, timing chip and number. Proceed to the start place your timing chip in reader and off … Continue reading

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Easter Bank Holiday Weekend Report

The weekend started on Thursday night for me I had arranged a squash game at 7.00pm but wanted to get some swimming in the pool at the squash club before. One of the triathlon forums (Tri Talk) were trying to … Continue reading

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A week of cycling in Riccione

Betty and I recently had a week of cycling in Riccione with BTS. This week is an annual pre-season training week. We stayed at the hotel Dory which has four guided rides every day which are of different standards. Betty … Continue reading

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weekend in the New Forest

Were off to Calshot track again this weekend. Its Guy’s 40th Birthday weekend and he has booked a track session on Saturday. So we are staying in the New Forest Track session Saturday am, a nice birthday meal Saturday night … Continue reading

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