Ride and run videos

These are some of more my defining milestone rids or runs. My full training log is, of course, on Strava and Garmin Connect.


First epic ride of the year

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 will…

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Virtual Vitality London 10k

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.

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My first half marathon

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 run…

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So that’s what 15k hurts like

Garmin Connect stats This is the longest run I have done to date. As it is part of the half-marathon training plan I am working to, hopefully that record will soon be broken.

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13.8k – my longest run

Run stats on Garmin Connect Working through my half-marathon training plan, today was a two hour free run. And it turned out to be the longest distance I have ever run so far. Nice!

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Adventure ride

I had a long ride planned today but decided not to do it. Instead, I headed out on gravel bike with no plans on where to go. I wanted to do a mixture of on and off road, hence the gravel bike, but really didn’t mind where I went. This is how it went, with…

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Turn off that Garmin!

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 was…

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100 mile bike ride

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?

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Thursday bimble

click for route Every so often I like to take off on my gravel bike with no destination or route planned. Average speed doesn’t matter. With the strange, sometimes stressful, daily pandemic world we live in, that can be a great relief. It is all about riding for the love of it. Just take off…

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