There is nothing better…

Today was my longest ride of the year so far.   And what a fantastic one it was.   64 miles off into the Essex countryside to ride to Maldon and back with a cake stop on the way home where Tatia and Seri were waiting for me. There is a hill on the route which is … Continue reading There is nothing better…

65 mile ride – longest of the year so far. And glorious weather

So, the plan was to see how I got on riding 60 miles as I need to decide if I am going to ride 40 or 75 miles in the Orchidcycle Essex ride in two weeks time on 10 June.  My training this year is way behind where it was this time last year mainly … Continue reading 65 mile ride – longest of the year so far. And glorious weather

Southend’s Dangerous New Cycle Lane

If ever there was a cycling lane that should be banned this it. I am sure you stand far more chance of coming to harm by using it than you would with sticking to the road. As the video points out: nothing to stop kids wobbling into the traffic inadequate car door clearance nothing to … Continue reading Southend’s Dangerous New Cycle Lane

40 miles done

Another great ride today. My training is on course with 40 miles done. I was also very pleased that I maintained last week’s average of 14.5 mph. And that was with battling through 20 mph headwinds gusting as hard as 32 mph. Looking good for the 60 mile Essex Countryside Ride. Now for a nice … Continue reading 40 miles done