….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
Out with the boys on day one of my challenge to cycle everyday in October. Strava Route – 15.1 miles Cycling Buddies – Seppe, Big D FULL STORY Day 2 images
How much contentment can you feel from one short walk to the post office? Well, a lot it would appear from my walk this morning. After the £411.98 news from the garage to get the car past it’s MOT, a walk to post a parcel was just what I needed, though I didn’t have much… Read More Wellbeing Walk
Strava Ride 26/02/17: 63 Days to ‘240 miles for Brookie’ I seem to be getting worst at psyching myself out or just simply worrying about being ‘out there’. Example, yesterday’s ride. Seppe, Big D and Chris all wanted to ride. They wanted to meet up in Thornes Park with British Cycling Let’s Ride Group Kirklees… Read More Head Struggle Rant
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!
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’ve never had many aspirations in life other than to be clever. We all measure our lives, abilities and achievements differently and me saying I’d like to be clever may sound a little silly to some BUT perhaps I measure my cleverness or lack of it against my father’s cleverness. He was an incredible man… Read More Who inspires you?
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