Life just does not get much better than this.

I was up with the larks this morning duly eating my porridge before setting out for the Orchid Essex bike ride.  The weather forecast was not good and I was expecting to get wet before I finished.  The sun was shining when I left the house at 7:00 am and it still looked pretty good … Continue reading Life just does not get much better than this.

Building up the miles

Well, this was certainly a great weekend to be out on the bike.  I managed to get out on both Saturday and Sunday and racked up 59 miles.  I’m very pleased with that although my sit bones are complaining a bit. I have also extended my usual training route from 25 to 33 miles by … Continue reading Building up the miles

Essex Orchid 2010

Another fantastic Essex Orchid event and thank you to Essex Roads for doing such a great job organising it.  The marshalling was excellent as usual, there was free water as well as bananas and really tasty snack bars (must buy some of them). This is one of my favourite events of the year, second only … Continue reading Essex Orchid 2010