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
C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3 C2C Cycle Ride Day 3 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride – Penrith to Allenhead 29th May 2016 Day Two Penrith to Allenhead What a beautiful start to day 2 of our C2C cycle ride. The sun was shining and we filled our belly with ‘the full monty’. We… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Day 2 of 3
C2C Cyle Ride Day 2 of 3 C2C Cyle Ride Day 3 of 3 Strava Cycle Ride Whitehaven to Penrith 28th May 2016 Day One Whitehaven to Penrith Day 1 of our C2C challenge started in Whitehaven. We were late setting off as my stomach problem was enraged at having to do 3 days of… Read More C2C Cycle Ride Day 1 of 3
Strava Cycle Ride – Batley Road Circuit 2nd June 2016 I am like the queen my birthday celebrations go on for ever! I don’t normally celebrate like this or celebrate at all, it’s just because it’s a bit of a big one this time. It started a few weeks ago when I received a fantastic… Read More Birthday Weekend
Almost forgot to tell you. Well what did I say before … I couldn’t believe myself what I had done. NEVER did I think I would be ‘one of those’!!…. …….to ride KNICKERLESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!……. Yes, I blinking well did!!!! Shocked and Stunned are you … Well none more than myself!! No VPL here! It was strange… Read More What did I do for first time!!
Strava Cycle Ride – Wakefield to Baildon 24th May 2016 Strava Cycle Ride – Baildon to Wakefield 24th May 2016 Too Late!? You know it’s coming, it’s been planned for almost a year but still you leave it until the last minute to get into peak condition… or at least that is what I have… Read More Cramming for my finals!!