Category Archives: club run

It’s good to rise early for the Sunday Ride


My Club meets for its Sunday run at 8.30am, but my body clock is still running on weekday time, so I’m often awake by 6am or not long after and once I’m awake, I’m awake. In the past I’ve aimed to be out of … Continue reading

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A Lazy Finish to 2013, A Slow Start to 2014


Nearly one week back at work and my two weeks off over Christmas seem like a distant memory. But, I do remember they were two very busy weeks. A new nephew at the start, and my fecund wider family have … Continue reading

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3 Days of Bedford


The final leg of today’s club run took us from Kimbolton to Keysoe and Bolnhurst. Along the way I saw a few bike race signs and racked my brains trying to think what they might be for. Slogging into a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Disorganisation 1: Fast solo training rides


I try, I really do try to be on time for the Sunday morning club run, yet I always seem to cut it fine. Last Sunday, however, will take some beating. I couldn’t find one thing, found it, couldn’t find … Continue reading

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The Old Snowman and the Floods


I am still immature enough, and my children young enough, to get very excited about the winters first significant snow fall. This year, after breakfast we were straight outside to begin our constructions and, like many a father of young … Continue reading

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My most embarrassing tumble?


I was on a short pass this morning so I decided to forego the club run for a solo ride. Passing  through the villages I saw a half dozen riders ahead. I caught them up, and as we were heading … Continue reading

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Strava, KOM Rankings and Hard Truths


My first 3rd cat race came as a shock. I had won my second 4th Cat race and thought I was unstoppable, my legs were on fire! I soon learned differently, I was good, but not that good. Competing against … Continue reading

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