….it only takes one .. and the rest follow!!… not saying which one!… Read More A Giggle of Breezers
Sandy who rides with Calder Clarion CC in Wakefield offered to keep me company on a ride, fabulous! Not realising at the time that she would be joining me straight from work wearing steel toe capped boots, big coat, rucksake and panniers!…. and still got up Slack Lane before me!! A true trooper and bike… Read More Day 3 October Sweat Pledge Cycle Challenge
HSBC UK Breeze session at Brownlee Circuit in Leeds. Every Monday evening 6pm-7pm come rain or shine this ladies only session helps ladies gain confidence and learn bike handling skills as well as for those training for triathlons, sportives and club rides. A session for all abilities. I’m honoured to be a Breeze Champion leading… Read More Day 2 October Sweat Pledge Cycle Challenge
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 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!
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 ?
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 !!
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