Browsing All posts tagged under »Cycling Training«

Footprints in the sand

April 7, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]