Not freezing cold

https://youtu.be/RPnQRE3hApg A really great ride today. It was so nice not to be as freezing like it has been lately.

Cold and windy

https://youtu.be/bTEKZyH3UcE It was so frustrating today. Great sunshine all week and then Sunday morning, cloudy, cold and a 19 mile an hour wind bringing the temperature down to 3.3oC (or 38oF in old money). I abandoned the ride I had planned and opted for a couple of training loops instead. This is becoming something of … Continue reading Cold and windy

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

Turn off that Garmin!

https://youtu.be/eyhaexZBD3E I had planned to cycle out to Papermill Lock, one of my favourite places to ride to, but when I got there, rather than follow the planned route I thought "why not turn off my Garmin, go in the opposite direction and see where I end up. Which is what I did and this … Continue reading Turn off that Garmin!

100 mile bike ride

https://youtu.be/6eE8e2uEQlE Here is this year's epic bike ride. It is great to get out and disappear from all of the pandemic crap that is going down right now. I wonder how we will look back on 2020 and 2021 in years to come?

Back on the road to fitness week 3

Tempo to Sprints So the challenge here is to complete 4 short, high-intensity intervals of increasing power, after first opening with a steady 15min Tempo effort. By working aerobically in the early 15min effort you will be improving the ability to deliver oxygen to the working muscles and preserve your carbohydrate stores for the finishing … Continue reading Back on the road to fitness week 3