Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pasties, Pies and Lobby

My last Coast to Coast training ride was a trip down memory lane to the British Aerospace site I had started working at about 20 years ago.  Whilst I was heading in that direction I thought I’d find a few … Continue reading

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Still suffering

I’m still saddle sore and quads are quite achy too.   I think I’ve suffered for not riding very much for the 10 days before yesterday.  We went away to Centre Parcs for a few days last week and although we hired … Continue reading

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Saddle sore

I tried out a new saddle today and it left me sore.  It was larger and more cushioned than the previous one so I assumed it was going to be more comfortable but the inside of my legs rubbed against it … Continue reading

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Shopping again

I popped back to Aldi this evening for a little bit more shopping.  Although I’ve managed without a trip computer on my new bike for a few weeks I succumed to the temptation of a £5 Aldi gizmo and whilst I … Continue reading

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7 Football grounds in 1 morning

Having ridden past Ewood Park during my previous weekend outting, it set my mind thinking about the next ride which could take in a few other football grounds around Lancashire and Greater Manchester. With my mileage having to increase and me … Continue reading

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Shopping

I’ve being slowly accumulating the required kit for my C2C ride and took advantage of Aldi’s cycling stuff that went on sale today.  I went a bit mad spending £35 on a very compact pac-a-mac, saddle bag and tool kit, a … Continue reading

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50 more miserable miles

I headed out at 5:45am this morning on my latest training ride but sadly didn’t enjoy a single mile of it.  This was my first ride in the rain and although it wasn’t heavy stuff it was enough to leave me sodden … Continue reading

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