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Monthly Archives: October 2010

What is the King of Roasts?

October 17, 2010 | 7:44 pm

How about this… with Giant Yorkshire Puds!! Home made of course!!! The rare roast beef is very diabetic friendly – no carbs at all. The Yorkshires… well they are 10g’s of carb each.


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Billy No Mates

October 17, 2010 | 6:19 pm

Just call me Billy No Mates! This morning was the first Sunday morning ride for ages on my Jack Jones, so I took the opportunity to do my ‘time trial’ route. It’s not really a TT loop as it’s quite … Continue reading


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The Tour de France 2011 is coming..

October 16, 2010 | 3:26 pm

This Tuesday sees the presentation in Paris of the route for the Tour de France 2011. I fancy the idea of watching a stage of┬áthe TdF live at some point. And next year is my 40th – perfect opportunity for … Continue reading


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It’s time to draw a line in the sand

October 16, 2010 | 11:39 am

I’ve been thinking about this for a while, but the recent news that Alberto Contador has tested positive for Clenbuterol has polarised my thoughts. It’s about time professional cycling cleaned up it’s act. And by that I mean totally clean. … Continue reading


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A full rainbow

October 16, 2010 | 10:50 am

Out this mornig for a steady loop with Special Dave. Special because he rides a Specialized, of course!!! We were nearly home and got caught in a light shower, which produced this. It was too big to photograph so I … Continue reading


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Cycling Commute & Cooking Cacciatore

October 14, 2010 | 8:44 pm

I had to ‘peg it’ home tonight – that’s Yorkshire for go as fast as I can!! I was charged with cooking dinner whilst Nikki took the girls to swimming lessons. My instructions came from here and this was the … Continue reading


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Thursday morning commute

October 14, 2010 | 8:14 am

Its getting darker out there kids… stay safe!! The time it takes to ride to work is mostly affected by traffic lights. Whenever I ride, I always want to set a quick time, aim to beat my personal best etc. … Continue reading


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Running when I can’t ride

October 12, 2010 | 7:42 am

Nikki remined me last night that we have parents evening today. So I need to be home early tonight. I don’t live in a spralling metopolis where bikes are faster than cars. I can’t do early on my bike, it … Continue reading


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Did I flat spot?

October 10, 2010 | 9:32 pm

Headed out for a quick ride tonight about 5pm. I hadn’t eaten anything since about 10.30am. I shouldn’t be surprised but I got about 7 miles out and started to fell dizzy. Runners call it hitting the wall, cyclists call … Continue reading


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Sunday Night Quickie!

October 10, 2010 | 8:52 pm

We got back from our weekend at the Mother-in-Law’s in Cheltenham earlier than expected. As we were approaching Doncaster on the motorway, Nikki said “You’ll have time for a quick ride”. Well, you don’t have to tell me twice!! So, … Continue reading


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