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

Cathedrals cycle route challenge

This Bike Week 2021 is running from 30 May to 5 June.  Bike Week, delivered by Cycling UK, is an annual celebration to showcase cycling and how brilliant it is.  During bike week, Cycling UK will be launching what looks to be an exciting challenge.  The Cathedrals Cycle Route. This is a 2,000 mile route … Continue reading Cathedrals cycle route challenge

First epic ride of the year

https://youtu.be/_hADQrWmvHY It is now the end of March, and it was about time I got my first long-distance ride in. What started out to be a 52-mile ride ended up as a 60-mile ride. I was kicking myself when I checked the km as I was 3km short of a metric ton. Ah well, that … Continue reading First epic ride of the year

Target – 5,000 miles before the end of the 2021

Playing catch-up So here’s this year’s challenge courtesy of Cycling Weekly.  The #CW5000 which is to cycle 5,000 miles in a year.  Ell, it should have been in a year but as I have only just seen this, I have a bit of catching up to do.  5,000 miles breaks down to just 13.7 miles … Continue reading Target – 5,000 miles before the end of the 2021

AfterShokz Areopex – Review

I first became aware of AfterShokz when I saw them being sold at the London Bike Show just over three years ago. I was sceptical as to whether the sound quality of wireless bone conduction headphones would be any good. I am one of those people who like good quality sound when playing music, regardless … Continue reading AfterShokz Areopex – Review

Virtual Vitality London 10k

https://youtu.be/tyDV6Hatvrs The stats on Garmin Connect With the crazy state of the world today due to the covid pandemic, there are not many, if any, races taking place.  Virtual races are the next best thing and today’s run was no exception.  We had a great time.

My first half marathon

https://youtu.be/Sp4X-cqVXas run stats on Garmin Connect And so here we have it. My first half marathon ever! I have been training for it using a Garmin Coach training plan and was supposed to have completed the run last weekend. However, the weather was so foul that it delayed the event and ran it today. The … Continue reading My first half marathon