Gregg James is taking on 500 miles ‘Gregathon’ Zoe Ball is taking on 350 miles ‘Hardest Road Home’ Can Wakefield Cyclists complete 850 miles in 2 Hours in support of these extremely ‘challenged’ athletes!? We’ve got the venue if you’ve got the legs!? … and the bike! We need YOU!!!!! Club Cyclist Social Cyclist Commuter… Read More WE NEED YOU & YOUR BIKE FOR SPORTS RELIEF 18!
Ever noticed that?…… as you get wider your trousers get shorter! I suppose there’s only so much fabric to go ‘round’! I look back, only with my bad eye, on my self professed, successful October Cycle Challenge which saw me cycling a minimum of 10 miles every day throughout October. I never stick to anything,… Read More Trousers Getting Shorter
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
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
Strava Ride 18/04/17 12 Days to ‘240 miles for Brookie’ With only 12 days to go to the biggest challenge I have ever set myself, ‘240 miles for Brookie’, yet another person has bestowed their kindness upon me. Louise, a fellow cyclist (when I say ‘fellow cyclist’ I mean she IS a cyclist, unlike me… Read More My New Best Friend
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 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 22/01/17: What a Plank British Cycling Let’s Ride group Kirklees Riders Cycling posted a ride for Sunday 22nd January setting off at 10am from their usual base at Leggers Inn Dewsbury. Dewsbury to Thornes Park Wakefield return at 14 miles. Riding to the start and back would up the miles. Roped Seppe and… Read More Not The Ride I Planned For
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 !!