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 Ride 21/12/16: 130Day to Tour de Yorkshire. Day 1 training crimbo card drop part 1 130 Days to Tour de Yorkshire Sportive and today was training day one! Blinking heck, I didn’t think today would be so hard. I know I’ve been off the bike for a bit but flaming nora!! I found today… Read More Didn’t deliberate long enough!
At the beginning of this year I challenged myself to get fit. Not to lose weight BUT I did hope that hand in hand with getting fit I would lose the inches and so the pounds. I was a ‘weigher’ and those scales were a death wish for me. I am not too bothered about… Read More My 2017 Challenge
It’s been hard to sit down today and write. My biggest inspiration is having what we will refer to as a ‘pamper day’ today and it’s hard to think about anything else other than her and what today means to her. Went to sleep thinking of her, woke up thinking of her, had breakfast thinking… Read More Inspired without knowing it
I have had a very inspirational weekend (well, not just this weekend) BUT several things came to a head this weekend and got me thinking. A combination of two inspirational women, inspirational for very different reasons, have lead me to put my pedals into gear and do something worthwhile in 2017. The whole point of… Read More 2016 Success ?
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 ?
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