Ride Essex 2021

https://youtu.be/ACUdO5gdZqA What a fantastic ride this was.  The route was brilliant, very well designed, mainly going through quiet country lanes.  It was very well signposted, and the GPX file was faithful to the route.  The feed stations had a tasty selection of snacks and drinks.  It’s always great to get a coffee on a ride. … Continue reading Ride Essex 2021

Suffolk Sportive

https://youtu.be/rrgeZeo3Ja8 This is the first sportive or organised ride I have been able to do since the London to Southend ride in July.  And what a return to cycling events it was.  Great route, very well signposted and with two nice climbs near the end.  Fantastic weather with a cooling breeze, not strong enough to … Continue reading Suffolk Sportive

Wiggle Essex Explorer 2013 – My ride

Sunday, 19 May 2013 Today was my first Sportive. And what a fantastic ride it was. A sportive is not a race but entrants’ times are recorded and riders are given their finishing position. In some sportives, you do need to finish within a certain time to avoid being disqualified. There weren’t any stipulations like … Continue reading Wiggle Essex Explorer 2013 – My ride

Signed up for my first sportive

So today I signed up for my first sportive, the Wiggle Essex Explorer.  Some may ask why it has taken so long.  I can only say "I don't know"! The Essex Explorer takes place the Sunday after next. I have opted for the 74 mile course and should be ok as I have been riding … Continue reading Signed up for my first sportive