Monthly Archives: May 2013

Breaking the 11 stone barrier

So its official, I am now a 10 stone-something middle aged bloke. Ok, so its 10 stone 13 lbs so only just, but I have now broken the 11 stone barrier. I’ve been at my diet for a year now … Continue reading

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1000 miles and counting

Last week saw me complete 1000 miles of cycling for the year to date. I am feeling both pleased and surprised. Pleased that I have managed to do 1000 miles and also improve my fitness at the same time. Surprised … Continue reading

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Buying an outdoor action video camera – initial thoughts and choice made

Well, I have wanted to get one of these for a while now and think it will be useful to help catalogue some of my bike rides and walks. I wanted something thats primarily a sports video camera but also … Continue reading

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Houston – we have a problem.

So an early morning start becokoned this morning. The dog dragged his weary bum out of bed to greet me just fter 6am and then decided to go back to sleep. I got my stuff together, packed a few snacks, … Continue reading

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Gower Bunkhouse weekend approaching….

Good grief that seesm to have come around quickly. Only 3 weeks until the dads, lads and daughter trip to Hardingsdown Bunkhouse on the Gower. Only seems like the other day when we went to the Beacons bunkhouse at Hiraeth. … Continue reading

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Barney in the Black Mountains

A quick pic of Barney at Gospel Pass at the weekend. not a bad spot for our dog daughter and dad wild camp perhaps?

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A glorious mountain ride and perfect symmetry

Well I did say the other half and I were going to do a big ride today and so we did. It never quite rides the same as the picture in your mind or the ride profile on the plan. … Continue reading

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