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Cycling and Triathlon

A new year and a new challenge

January 26, 2014 | 2:55 pm

You can’t have helped but notice that 2014 is well under way! In actual fact, January is nearly over already. Time flies! With that in mind, I thought I ought to ‘dust down’ the CureSam blog, as I haven’t done … Continue reading


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Tour de Type 1

July 9, 2013 | 3:43 pm

I’m sure you will have worked out by now that I quite like riding my bike! You may not be aware that the biggest bike race in the world, the Tour de France, is coming to Yorkshire next year. The … Continue reading


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Lightening does strike twice

July 6, 2013 | 5:45 am

I dont know where the phrase comes from but I am here to testify that sometimes, lightening does indeed strike twice! For those of you with good memories, you’ll recall Nikki and I went on a whirlwind once in a … Continue reading


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My longest challenge to date

June 1, 2013 | 1:28 pm

Tomorrow is the Half Outlaw! They have some funny names for these things! IronMan, Outlaw…. its all different brands competing to establish themselves within the growing area of Triathlon. For the record, tomorrows race is: – A 1.2 mile swim, … Continue reading


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…And a follow up article.

May 12, 2013 | 11:46 am

As mentioned in my last post, a friend of mine publishes our local magazine “Tickhill Today“. I wrote a follow up to the article from last month, that will appear in the next issue, and have published it here too. … Continue reading


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12 IronMan’s a month for 12 months – DONE!

December 29, 2012 | 12:43 pm

It’s that quiet time between Christmas and New Year. At this time of year, you often find the TV & newspapers (or news websites – that’s how I get my news these days) reflecting on the last 12 months. In … Continue reading


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Curesam Rocks

November 26, 2012 | 10:46 pm

Just a quick update on the fund raising we did for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). As you’ll know because you’ll have read my War & Peace (I mean blog about the London Triathlon), I ran the London Triathlon … Continue reading


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London Triathlon – DONE!

November 11, 2012 | 7:42 pm

It’s taken me a while to get round to writing about it, but here is my (overly long!!) account of our weekend in London where I ran the London Triathlon. I left work a little early on Friday afternoon and … Continue reading


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Time to taper and think of my goal…

September 17, 2012 | 9:20 pm

It’s the Monday before the Sunday of the race. With only 6 days to go, all the training is done. The next few days are just for tapering down to the race. I’m pretty pleased with how the training has … Continue reading


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My level best

August 1, 2012 | 10:01 pm

Firstly, and most importantly, a huge congratulations to Bradley Wiggins on his Gold medal in the individual Time Trial. He cycled 44k (27 miles) in just under 51 minutes – well ahead of the rest of the field! Outstanding. Inspired … Continue reading


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