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
240 Miles for Brookie Part 1 You would think Part 1 would begin on Day one of the challenge, Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April 2017, well you’d be wrong. I want to start by telling you a little about ‘Brookie’ and why I chose to challenge myself now, at this time, and why… Read More It sounded like a good number
With only 87 days before my ‘240 mile challenge’ for Melanoma UK, starting with Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April, I have to admit that I am kacking it! (Yorkshire term meaning pooing it!) (other dialects .. bricking it, shiting it …) you get my drift. I know I have a body that is… Read More 87 Days to go!!
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