Monthly Archives: October 2013

Breaking the 3000 mile barrier

Just a quick post to say that the cycling tally for the year has now passed the 3000 mile mark as well as 210,000feet of climbing. I really dont reckon I’ll hit my stretch target of 4000 miles for the … Continue reading

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There’s a storm coming!

Ok, not that kind of storm but you had better batten down the hatches, park the car away from any trees and dont put out the bins tomorrow…there’s a storm coming http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24690552 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-24684526 It seems we are in the direct … Continue reading

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Last of the big rides for 2013

102 miles ridden today inspite of the weather, which to be fair was horrible. The weather was so bad and filthy that when I got back it looked like the bike and I had been involved in a chocolate explosion … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy….

Cant believe its November next week. The extended mild weather in combination with flat out at work has seen the autumn fly by. There are still a few things I want to try and do before year end but time … Continue reading

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The lipid results are in……

Its been 18 months in the making: my attempt to reduce my cholesterol, reduce my weight and improve my diet. I started the journey in March 2012 after a particularly disturbing check up with my GP. He indicated my cholesterol … Continue reading

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Remembering France

Seems like a lifetime ago but back in July I was standing on the battlements of Carcassonne fortress looking out across the French landscape. Fabulous holiday, a superb experience and one I look forward to repeating next year. I never … Continue reading

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Mountain Moods

Never ceases to amaze me the ever changing views you get from being in a mountain area. One day sunshine and verdant green, the next greys and blacks steeped in heavy weather. Today I found the latter in abundance on … Continue reading

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