Browsing All posts tagged under »Cycling Training«

Footprints in the sand

April 7, 2011


So much has happened since I lasted posted. I stayed with the Goat in London and enjoyed a Belgian Guinness or two – Belgian Guinness is rather like normal Guinness except it tastes nice. I went out for a lovely ride with the Medicine Man where we encountered a kestrel, climbed a few hills and […]

Farewell my lovely

March 23, 2011


We move ever closer to the main event. I even checked the weather in Bruges today. Maximum temperature 14C, clear skies with a 4 mph NNE wind. Lovely. Yesterday morning I was greeted by a new post alert from the Trail Bike Journal which is penned by the fair hand of my good friend Mr […]

The final countdown

March 15, 2011


By gum, I’ve been putting in the miles of late. I’ve been out round the ‘Chester Ring’ four times in the last week. The ‘Ring’ is a cycle path that takes in the environs of Chester and is fifteen miles in length. This is just a sprint run really but if the wind’s against you […]

Sail the plains

March 8, 2011


The old blogging isn’t going so well. At the moment I’m churning – I chose that word carefully as it best describes the act of writing in my case – out a blog every two weeks which works out at around 107 words per day. Rubbish. I will improve given time and encouragement… I wanted […]

Know ye the Cask?

February 4, 2011


Work-based issues – which I will write about another day – and a torn disc have dominated the last two weeks or so hence my tardiness post-wise. Before my back gave up the ghost, I managed to squeeze in a training run at a Belgium Acclimatisation Centre otherwise known as a pub that sells Belgian […]

Witness the fitness

January 3, 2011


With the trip now becoming a reality, it was time to get real, as it were. My cycling and Belgian beer fitness levels are shockingly low so a serious fitness boot camp is in order. Over the next three months I intend to get lean, improve my fitness and build up some heavyweight Belgian beer […]