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I went out for a few scoops last night to say goodbye to JP who has moved on from Sage and will soon be heading down south to live in ‘Shandy-land’ as he calls it. I’ll fondly remember our cycling adventures together; the … Continue reading
My Oulton Park duathlon is tomorrow and I’m ready for it. Just like Ricky I’m partial to a glass of stout and the odd kebab, but another similarlity I’m more proud of is that I could now meet him in his welterweight division … Continue reading
Twas a busy busy morning. A bit of overtime tomorrow meant that I needed to do a bit extra today to keep my training against the plan. I ran my morning constituational at a pace and then leapt onto the ride … Continue reading
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Last weekend I had the pleasure of a first ever trip to Stalybridge as a group of us from work took in the sights on a Trans-Pennine xBeeeeRL Train run to drown our sorrows at the loss of Stew from … Continue reading
Today I took my first ride out for 2011 on the road bike and I felt brave enough to fix aerobars onto the handlebars. The bars shown below came with the bike when I bought it second hand through e-bay but I … Continue reading
I have a duathlon approaching at the start of next month so it’s time to stop messing about and get a little bit more serious with my training. I booked into this event at the end of last year as … Continue reading
It’s been a really busy year and 2011 is probably going to be even busier. Physically, 2010 has been the most satisfying of my life; breaking and smashing all sorts of targets I have set myself. At the age of 39 … Continue reading
Well after all that preparation the Great North Swim in Windermere didn’t happen yesterday. The event was postponed due to levels of blue-green algae in the water. I won’t be swimming in any rearranged event and have been offered either … Continue reading
The Windermere swim looms and I think I’m ready, though not really in peak condition. I haven’t been to the baths for a couple of weeks and really need to get a last long swim in this week. Lunchtime swims are … Continue reading
Well what a day and what a fantastic weekend! We were able to drop the kids off with my parents around midday Saturday meaning that by 1:30pm we had already checked in, unpacked and I had sourced a bowl of Scouse and … Continue reading