….it only takes one .. and the rest follow!!… not saying which one!… Read More A Giggle of Breezers
Jane had climbed out of sight many corners ago and as Pat and Melvyn now came up…… Read More Holme Moss Cycle Challenge
… Flaming Nora! They’re still sat at the side of the circuit!…… Read More And so it begins..The Next Challenge!
Stood astride my bike I hung my head over the handle bars and thought, … ‘yep jack it in, your crap’ …. I looked to my right and whimpered at the sight of ‘the wall’, looked straight on, hung my head, paused, then thought ……..… Read More Tour de Yorkshire Sportive Training
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
Strava Ride 08/01/17: 112 Days to ‘240 for Brookie’ This was my first ride with British Cycling’s Let’s Ride group Kirklees Riders Cycling. The ride was setting off at 10am from Leggers Inn in Dewsbury to travel the Spen Valley Greenway to Low Moor in Bradford. The mileage posted was 14 miles. Not enough for… Read More Time … faster than me on a bike
Strava Ride 04/01/17: ‘116 Days to 240 for Brookie #TDYSportive ‘ Is it worth it! Is it worth stuffing your face with unnecessary fats, sugars, food! After the ride I have had today NO WAY, NO HOW is it worth it! I still feel sick from my 24 miles which I finished at 3pm today… Read More 240 for Brookie Challenge BUT will be worth it!
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 !!