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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ride number two in Provence

August 22, 2011 | 8:35 am

We are well into our second week and I have managed four rides in total. The first you know about, the second is presented here for your information…. Having got the lie of the land with my first ride last … Continue reading


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My first French ride and some thoughts on gates!

August 18, 2011 | 9:41 pm

We are one week into our fortnight in France and I have managed to get three ‘proper’ rides in. Not too bad. On Sunday, I went out just after 9.30am and did a loop across the valley via Portuis and … Continue reading


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No drooling please!

August 17, 2011 | 8:34 pm

Things we have consumed whilst in Provence….


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London Triathlon Report

August 17, 2011 | 6:11 pm

Firstly, an apology. It’s been over a week since I finished the Triathlon in London, and I’ve only just got round to blogging about it. I’ve been so busy relaxing you see! As regular readers will know, the London Triathlon … Continue reading


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London Triathlon Results

August 8, 2011 | 11:05 am

According to the official timekeepers, my results were as follows: London Triathlon – Buckingham Palace Sprint Course 164 out of 274 men 42 out of 52 in my age group (Vets)


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Challenge 3 – London Triathlon DONE!

August 8, 2011 | 7:16 am

Excuses, excuses, excuses… Just got back from London and I’m enjoying a beer whilst looking at the data from my Garmin. I did the event in 1hr32’26″ – I was hoping to get under 1hr30′, maybe even 1hr25 but looking … Continue reading


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Do you believe in omens?

August 4, 2011 | 9:24 pm

I don’t. But if I did, then tonights last training ride before Sunday would certainly be considered a good one. I have done this loop a few times before. The first half of the 12.5 mile loop is a fairly … Continue reading


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Coast 2 Coast challenge – Alston to Newcastle-upon-Tyne

August 2, 2011 | 9:18 pm

The third and final day of the Coast 2 Coast challenge started on Sunday morning with the most wonderful traditional breakfast. A big bowl of porridge, a full English inc proper sausages from the local butchers and loads of toast … Continue reading


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