Cyclist and Horse Riders – great advice for both

The following was published by the British Hose Society at https://www.bhs.org.uk/advice-and-information/common-incidents/cycles We are both vulnerable - Let’s work together Equestrians and cyclists are both vulnerable road users. We both share similar risks when riding on the road, and we need access to more safe off-road riding. Cyclists and horse riders have a statutory right to ride … Continue reading Cyclist and Horse Riders – great advice for both

July was a good month

New Training Route

https://youtu.be/uDxZMlQ4puQ Well, it is not a new training route as such, but more of a resurrection of an existing one. My weekly training goes something like this: MondayRun (Garmin plan)TuesdayWalk (2 miles minimum)WednesdayRun (Garmin plan)ThursdayBikeFridayRun (Garmin plan, normally long run)SaturdayWalk (2 miles minimum)SundayLong bike ride Thursday's bike ride has been something of an unstructured bimble. … Continue reading New Training Route

Back on the road to fitness – an update

At the end of February, I decided to do something to improve my fitness. I had slackened off over winter and those good intentions about training indoors with a turbo trainer and treadmill didn't amount to much. I have type II diabetes and at my last check-up, my HbA1c as way to high. And then … Continue reading Back on the road to fitness – an update

Thursday bimble

click for route Every so often I like to take off on my gravel bike with no destination or route planned. Average speed doesn't matter. With the strange, sometimes stressful, daily pandemic world we live in, that can be a great relief. It is all about riding for the love of it. Just take off … Continue reading Thursday bimble

April stats

Quiet a good month.  A mix of cycling, running and walking.  Mostly indoors due to lockdown.

Virtual -v- Real World Cycling

During the COVID-19 lock-down, I have aimed to do as much as my training indoors as possible.  I have a smart trainer for cycling and a treadmill for running.  I have used various apps for both with my current favourites being Zwift for running and Bkool, the same brand as my trainer, for cycling.  Zwift … Continue reading Virtual -v- Real World Cycling