Archive for April, 2014

Hill training

One of the nasty hills

Hill training

April 27, 2014  |  Training Rides  |  Comments Off

I should start today’s post with a Happy 1st Wedding Anniversary to Andy and Lez. A good excuse not to use a rare week off for cycling.

60 miles today saw us attempting the route to Sutton hall again, with much more satisfying results – and not just because we completed…

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1st two day ride

April 21, 2014  |  Training Rides  |  Comments Off

After yesterdays 80 mile ride to Nantwich we set off for a shorter hillier ride today.
First was a trip to try and by some loctite to help fix Mark’s bike – there is only so much on the fly tightening of the new crank he can handle. Like all…

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Birthday riding..

Getting ready to go.

Birthday riding..

April 20, 2014  |  Training Rides  |  Comments Off

Sunday saw our first really long ride of the training. 80 miles down to Nantwich to see Mark’s parents for his birthday.

Somehow we managed to cycling down in nice conditions despite each town we went through being recently soaked with rain.
The ride back was slightly more problematic…

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Yet another planning session

Yet another planning session

April 16, 2014  |  Planning  |  Comments Off

Another planning session post run.. Surprisingly there is only three devices being used..

Then we were 5… again.

April 1, 2014  |  Planning  |  Comments Off

Well after an early doors injury Martin has decided not to come on the trip. As it was the 1st of April original thoughts were he was joking.. But alas he wasn’t.