Monthly Archives: June 2009

The next challenge

Okay so what’s the next challenge to tackle?   I’m very rarely pleased with anything I have achieved but in training for the Coast to Coast ride I was very satisfied with my methodical approach to training and my dedication … Continue reading

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Closure

On my way home from work I bumped into Oliver the taxi driver that knocked me down at the very start of the year, putting my C2C training on hold for a couple of weeks.  Thankfully the bump wasn’t literal this … Continue reading

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My Coast to Coast ride

All 38 rider’s bikes were loaded onto a couple of trailers at Sage’s Newcastle office, North Park, and we all set off just after 5 pm on Friday. I jumped into a 3rd minibus carrying all the kit with 2 other Manchester based riders; … Continue reading

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Ready to go

My bags are packed and half my kit is already in the office ready for the noon departure tomorrow.  A number of coaches are taking 40 of us from Sage’s head office over to Workington tomorrow evening and then we set … Continue reading

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4 days to go

I picked up ‘Candy’ after her 6 week check up at LeisureLakes this evening.  She got the all clear as expected and it’s good to know everything was lchecked over so close to the big ride.  I’ve had no problems … Continue reading

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5 days to go

My chesty cold won’t go away.  Woke up with it in my head again today having had 2 clear head days with it lingering on my chest.  I’m taking vitamin c tablets but suspect they only really work as prevention rather than cure.  … Continue reading

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