Gregg James is taking on 500 miles ‘Gregathon’ Zoe Ball is taking on 350 miles ‘Hardest Road Home’ Can Wakefield Cyclists complete 850 miles in 2 Hours in support of these extremely ‘challenged’ athletes!? We’ve got the venue if you’ve got the legs!? … and the bike! We need YOU!!!!! Club Cyclist Social Cyclist Commuter… Read More WE NEED YOU & YOUR BIKE FOR SPORTS RELIEF 18!
This is not the normal type of post I write. I am generally able find the positive in the negative, BUT I know this time I can not. I there apologise those of who are looking moral support, words of encouragement, positive outlook or a witty line or two, they are very much lacking in… Read More Why?
It’s been a bit of a difficult month having been off the bike for the best part of 3 weeks towards to end of August into early September. I won’t go into the bits of me that don’t work properly or keep getting ill. We all have our struggles in one form or another. What… Read More My September HSBC UK Breeze Rides
Yesterday I read through messages of support for my October #sweatpledge Cycle Challenge, you know that little thing I thought on the second of October would be a good thing to do … …… Cycle every day throughout October …. Then I added on that it would be a minimum of 10 miles per day,… Read More I had a thought A #sweatpledge
Today was to have been my last ride on cycle tracks and canal towpath on ‘Birthday’ Bike. I had decided that before today’s happenings. Never should have ridden tracks on this bike really BUT that was the reason for getting a CycleX. I should have been ok to ride on them BUT on the other… Read More Not the Ride I Planned
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
You are still a weird lot! I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked what my average speed over the 3 days was. Frankly I don’t care about that. I only care that I managed to finish it! … BUT for all you stats lovers ….. TOTALS ARE … DISTANCE: 240.2 miles AVERAGE SPEED:… Read More Strava Stats Cycle Challenge
240 Miles for Brookie Part 1 You would think Part 1 would begin on Day one of the challenge, Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April 2017, well you’d be wrong. I want to start by telling you a little about ‘Brookie’ and why I chose to challenge myself now, at this time, and why… Read More It sounded like a good number
Strava Ride 05/02/17: 84 DAYS TO ‘240 miles for Brookie’ On Sunday I needed to do something a little hillier than I have been doing, in readiness for the epic climbing to come on the Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April. In my head, on Sunday I was either going to do the route… Read More Psyching Myself Out