Ride to Work Week (12-18 March) is a week-long event to reward you for riding to, from, or part of the way to work. It’s also the perfect time to share the experience of bike commuting with your friends and colleagues. Why should I take part? By taking part in Ride to Work Week you… Read More Love To Ride
240 Miles for Brookie Part 2 (click here for part 1) You know when you look at things on a map, the route is only about 6 inches long. I looked at the TdySportive and though … humm, it won’t be that bad, it just goes around in a circle, that’s ok. If I ever… Read More Tour de Yorkshire Sportive
The Three Day Route DAY 1: Tour de Yorkshire Sportive (You’ve got to book your place with Maserati to enter) 62 Miles round the hardest course the #TdYSportive has ever seen. Just my luck to choose this year to do it! 62 miles, over 6,500ft of climbing. After finishing the sportive we will be back… Read More Challenge Route 30th April–2nd May
Strava Ride 28/02/17: 61 Days to ‘240 miles for Brookie’ Lambasted, I like the sound of that word BUT not the consequences of it! I have been truly ‘lambasted’ today. 10 minutes after I posted yesterday’s blog Jay says … ‘9.30 then tomorrow?’ ……. err, yes?! Jay was due to take me out for 30… Read More Lambasted and beyond
Strava Ride 26/02/17: 63 Days to ‘240 miles for Brookie’ I seem to be getting worst at psyching myself out or just simply worrying about being ‘out there’. Example, yesterday’s ride. Seppe, Big D and Chris all wanted to ride. They wanted to meet up in Thornes Park with British Cycling Let’s Ride Group Kirklees… Read More Head Struggle Rant
Strava Plotted Ride The way we should have gone 28th August 2016 When my friend Mel, told me he would be coming back to England for a visit and would like to go cycling, brilliant, now where do we go ? With our little group Team Innit Down we have done many weekend rides mainly… Read More Which way to York ?
After far too long an absence, I am back in the saddle AGAIN !! Out of the saddle time started on 4th June when I fell over a blade of grass, the day after completing my longest single day ride to date, for me a staggering 86 miles. Damaging muscle in my right ankle (and… Read More Back in the saddle yet again !!
I am so miffed, that after cycling 129 miles C2C (over 3 days) 30th May then the following week achieving my longest ever single days ride of 86 miles, all WITHOUT incident, the very next day I go and fall over a blade of grass and tare my ankle muscles!! It has been 19 days… Read More Ankle Injury Getting There
Finding you can be a challenge You don’t have to cycle the coast to coast to challenge yourself. Each challenge is relevant to you. My recent challenge was cycling 136 miles Sustrans Sea to Sea Whitehaven to Tynemouth route over 3 days. We all have to start somewhere My first challenge was to agree with… Read More Finding YOU
C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3 C2C Cycle Ride Day 2 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride – Allenheads to Tynemouth 30th May 2016 Day Three Allenheads to Tynemouth What a difference a day makes. Woke up this morning to thick mist hanging over the valley of Allenheads. Good news, Chris is back on his… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Part 3 of 3